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Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

Prosecutors say former state Rep. Tyrone Brooks used his sterling reputation to steal donations meant for poor people. Brooks' defense team says he was just a lousy bookkeeper who focused more on his mission than on finances.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/prosecutors-seek-2-yea
Undocumented immigrants want in-state tuition

An attorney for 39 undocumented immigrants told the Georgia Supreme Court Friday that there must be a way for them to challenge a rule of the Board of Regents that requires them to pay out-of-state tuition.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-17/undocumented-immigrant
Richmond County school board member says absences caused by 'frustration' not negligence

Board of Education member Frank Dolan has the worst board meeting attendance rate in 2014 and 2015, according to documents, but he said the reason is "frustration" with the board members, not negligence.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-08-23/richmond-county-school-board-me
Augusta mayor: No staff vehicle, no budget increase

Mayor Hardie Davis asks commissioners to give up their gas cards as he backs down from seeking a car for his chief of staff.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-06/augusta-mayor-no-staff-v
Quick reads: 'Chronicle' cartoonist McKee to publish book

...president of Richmond Supply Co. He lives in Augusta with his wife, Elsie, and their three children. He also is a member of the board of directors of Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-08-20/quick-reads-chronicle-cartoonist-mc
Ed Skinner, longtime Augusta newspaper executive, dies at 86

Edward B. "Ed" Skinner Jr., one of the most successful managers in the history of Augusta newspapers, died Monday. He was 86.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-29/ed-skinner-longtime-augusta-n
Edward Skinner

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The man who helped lead Augusta's newspapers and the newspaper industry through the innovation of offset printing and into the computerized world has died at the age of 86, Edward B. Skinner Jr., 719 Chipandie Drive, Augusta,

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175973603
32 students picked as Goodwill youth board

...have been chosen to serve on the inaugural Youth Board for Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA.Members of the board will serve in volunteer capacity for Goodwill.Applications for the board were sent to all high schools in Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-16/32-students-pick
Augusta Interfaith Coalition urges community to support Paine College

Augusta's Interfaith Coalition is imploring the community to make a drastic financial show of support for Paine College as the school attempts to regain fiscal stability and resolve accreditation problems.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-27/augusta-interfaith-coalition
Richmond County Board of Assessors finds more property to tax

Since implementing in 2011 a new system of assessing property values using aerial images, the Richmond County Board of Assessors reports $2.35 million in discovered property tax and other revenue.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-04/richmond-county-board-as