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Graham lines up presidential bid

COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's senior senator, Lindsey Graham has formed a political organization to assess the climate for a potential 2016 presidential bid.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-01-29/graham-lines-p
Bill would allow ads on school buses

ATLANTA -- One idea to boost education funding is being offered by a senior House leader: ads on school buses.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/bill-would-allow-ads-sch
Voters moving in Ga., could re-register at poll

ATLANTA -- Georgians could register to vote instantly on Election Day at their new polling place under legislation introduced Thursday as part of the Democrats' legislative agenda.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-29/voters-moving-ga-could-r
Augusta delegation selects bipartisan leadership

ATLANTA -- The entire legislative delegation met to organize for the current two-year term in office, voting unanimously to re-elect Rep. Wayne Howard chairman.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/augusta-delegation-selec
GBI budget proposals won't speed local investigations, coroners say

...won't solve local problems.The GBI says the 12 percent pay increase for its forensic pathologists, reported by Morris News Service earlier this week, is needed to remain competitive. The GBI currently has 12 medical examiners ? 10 in Decatur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-23/gbi-budget-proposals-w
Georgia legislator, governor undecided on how to fund road work

ATLANTA - Senior state officials endorsed the organization's call for increased funding on transportation, but none would say how to go about it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/georgia-legislator-gover
Ga. hospital tech admits stealing drugs

BRUNSWICK, GA. -- A former pharmacy technician at a Jesup hospital faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than 48,000 addictive painkillers so they could be sold on the street.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/ga-hospital-tech-admit
Athens apartment fire fatal

ATHENS, Ga. - An intense fire at an Athens apartment building killed one man and displaced several residents.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-02/athens-apartment-fire-fatal
Georgia's Belk Bowl grades

Georgia's offense gets an 'A' in the Belk Bowl.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-31/georgias-belk-bowl-grades
2 flu deaths near Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District - one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-09/2-flu-deaths-near-savannah