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Schools in Richmond, Columbia counties look to reverse increase in crime

...positive. Higher numbers mean that more students are comfortable enough reporting what they see, he said."I've taken a look at the numbers, and while we've had some gains, I don't know that it's representative of a large increase in crimes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-29/schools-richmond-colum
Coaches with local ties on hand at Nike Nationals

...and did do this for free as an AAU coach."Griffin said he looks for athletic players who fit into the fast-paced style the...saved me in so many aspects of my life and given me something to look forward to," Willingham said Wednesday. "It's allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-07-29/coaches-local-ties-ha
Crew chief Adam Stevens has been steadying force for Kyle Busch, team

...You think you're probably out of the Chase? You look at them and look at their eyes, there was no backing up. We talked...broken right leg and broken left foot."Kyle and I, we look at race cars and racing the same way," Stevens said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-29/crew-chief-adam-stevens-ha
Pharmacy residency at Georgia Regents Medical Center boosts care, specialties

...Knights asked neuropharmacist Jody Rocker."That's a good question," she replied. "That's something Hilary and I can look into."Standing next to Rocker, first-year pharmacy resident Hilary Teibel was soaking it in.The hospital got a $40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-29/pharmacy-residency-georgia-r
Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

...8 made sagging PC sales even worse, it's far from certain if Windows 10 will spur the industry back to growth.Here's a look at the launch and why it matters:Q: What happens this week?A: Microsoft planned to hold promotional events in several cities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-29/microsoft-debuts-windows-10-why-its
Steve Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

...through the summer," he said. "Summer's a long time. I don't think you say he's our number one guy. Somebody else might look better than that guy. We try to let the guys earn it as we go."With just five weeks to go until the season opener against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-29/steve-spurrier-confident-
Richmond County Schools Superintendent Angela Pringle looks to build resources, trust during new school year

...students for a battery of new state tests and finding replacements for experienced employees who retired in 2014.Now, as she looks toward her first full year at the helm of the district, Pringle said she is focused on putting her stamp on Richmond County's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-25/richmond-coun
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...sort of been slipped to the sides and edges while cute little youngsters hog the prime spots. Today's box office receipts look impressive, but inflation shows the top moneymaking film was in 1939. Sunday, July 19, 2015 It was a bad news-good news...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...taking the form of an "end-of-grade" test for grades 3-8 and an ... More than 190 new teachers got their first in-depth look at their new school system Wednesday morning, undergoing orientation as Columbia County braces for a predicted population boom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/columbia-county-board-education
It's too early to choose

...vice-president. I believe his support was based mainly on their Christian faith ? a notable trait, of course.Let's look back. George W. Bush was a born-again Christian, Jimmy Carter as well, and I understand Ronald Reagan was a man of Christian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-28/its-too-early-choose