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Richmond, Columbia County schools show improvements, still struggle with math

...jumping 16 percentage points from last year.Cross Creek Principal Jason Moore said working alongside teachers and data-mining contributed to his school's improved scores."We have very skilled teachers and a phenomenal staff. They did a great job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-31/richmond-columbia-county-
Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines

...billion in revenue.The company dealt with softer sales in its resource industries segment, as there was lower demand for mining equipment.Sales fell in Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. This was somewhat offset by higher sales in North America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/caterpillar-2q-pro
1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

...development manager.MFG Chemical operates three chemical plants in Dalton and sells a variety of products used in the textile, mining, oil and paper industries.On April 12, 2004, a runaway reaction at a facility on Callahan Road released highly toxic and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/1-worker-hurt-chemical-leak-d
Ga. chemical leak sparks alarm

...messages seeking comment. The firm operates three chemical plants in Dalton and sells a variety of products used in the textile, mining, oil and paper industries. Police temporarily closed three roads near the plant, but reopened them for traffic before 9 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/ga-chemical-leak-sparks-alar
Brantley Gilbert's latest country album has proven formula

...tracks with the help of some of Nashville's more distinctive songwriters, and feels more invested than some of his song-mining peers.Bottoms Up is more melancholy love song than a sloppy-drunk anthem, and Gilbert's vocal is subtle.The laid-back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-05-24/brantley-gilberts-latest-cou
US service firms grow at fastest pace since August

...construction; hotels and restaurants; shipping and warehousing; finance; and real estate. The industries that contracted were mining; health care; profession, scientific and technical services; and other services.A separate report by the ISM last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-05/us-service-firms-grow-fast
2014 Summer Camps Guide - DAY CAMPS

...7-12; 1-3 p.m. June 23-27Jump Start to First Grade: Rising grade 1; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 7-11Bricks4Kidz ? Mining & Crafting: Rising grades 1-3; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 7-11Fun with Physics: Rising grades 3-5; 9 a.m.-1 p...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-15/2014-summer-camps-gui
Federal government failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

...updated its guidance on oil and gas drainage since 1999 or its guidance on mineral trespass ? interference of drilling or mining activity ? since 2003.Congressional investigators found the BLM did not monitor inspection activities at its state and field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-11/federal-government-failed-
From zero to conservative in 10 steps

...we'll take care of you. 3.) If it's called "organized labor," why is nobody working? I grew up in a blue-collar mining region where labor unions were a big deal. The state was "right to work," but in my neck of the woods, you joined the union...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-06-01/zero-conse
Mining company confirms sale

...could be a good bit longer before Hecla Mining Co. sells its Kentucky-Tennessee Clay...determine if it should retain the clay mining subsidiary, which operates kaolin mines...of other precious metal assets. Hecla Mining, headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/06/bus_298346.shtml
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