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Veto violence in America: Crime and its causes require everyone to act

...fosters and perpetuates the educational damages done to these youngsters in their earlier education. (The writer is an Augusta minister and a transitional specialist at Richmond County schools' Alternative Education Center at Lamar.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-28/veto-violence-am
Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...and left Commissioner Corey Johnson to speak about the case. Four days later, the mayor, along with other politicians and ministers, made a call for calm.When tornadoes damaged a number of homes in south Augusta during Masters Week 2009, Copenhaver didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-27/copenhaver-served-mayor-
Community leaders gather to pray for peace, unity

City leaders and ministers of Christian and Islamic faiths gathered Monday to call for "peace...sheriff's department is not our enemy," said Rev. Dr. Gaye Ortiz, minister at Unitarian Universalist Church. "Hopelessness is our biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-22/community-leaders-gather-pra
Sheriff's nephew gets 5-year sentence in marijuana case

...free since his arrest, works full time and volunteers nearly as many hours at his church.Whittle's family and a church minister spoke on his behalf, telling Craig how Whittle is not the same man he was a year ago. The change is remarkable and real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-22/sheriffs-nephew-gets-5
Leroy Glenn

...relatives and sorrowing friends. Memorial services will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, December 21, 2014 in Kinsey & Walton Chapel, Minister Byron Byrd, officiating, with military honors to follow. Kinsey & Walton Funeral Home, 3618 Peach Orchard Road

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173534477
Mary Matthews

...volunteered with Advantage Behavioral Health Systems Community Service Board, St. Joseph's Catholic Church as a Eucharistic Minister and worked with its local service ministries. She also worked with the St. Mary's Auxiliary and the St. Mary's Hospice...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173534476
Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

...the school, which instructs grades 1-10. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the assault and rushed to Peshawar to...Ambulances streamed from the area to local hospitals.The prime minister vowed that the country would not be cowed by the violence and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-16/taliban-assault-pakistan-scho
Answers to last week's Delphi exercise offer possible peeks into our future

...undamaged) and it was a huge mistake at the strategic level. By making Americans angry in a sustained way, Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo sealed Japan's doom.Incidentally, the best book on the subject is probably Pearl Harbor: The Verdict of History...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/answers-last-wee
Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney siege

...guarding the area outside fitted their helmets with green-glowing night goggles."This is a very disturbing incident," Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. "It is profoundly shocking that innocent people should be held hostage by an armed person claiming political...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-15/police-3-dead-including-gunma
Do ministers still fret sin?

...school, back in 1940, a visiting minister spoke at our church about his recent visit to London. A fellow minister had shown him the history of the city...going, I wonder if there are still ministers with broken hearts over sin.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-09/do-ministers-still-fret-