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Volunteers, Yellow Jackets to kick off 2017 season in Atlanta

...with "peer conferences" would improve the chances of a Sun Belt team going unbeaten and getting a bid to one of six New Year's Day bowl games.Benson also says the Sun Belt remains open to adding a 12th member to create balanced, regional divisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-07-20/volunteers-yellow-jackets
Prosecutor to seek indictment in jail death of Savannah man

...prosecutors plan to target in the death of Matthew Ajibade, whose body was found in a restraining chair at the jail on New Year's Day. Two weeks ago, Sheriff Al St. Lawrence fired nine of his deputies in connection with the case."I want this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/prosecutor-seek-indict
Georgia jail death ruled a homicide by blunt force by coroner

...for months have refused to say how Matthew Ajibade died, citing an open criminal inquiry. His body was found on New Year's Day strapped in a restraining chair inside an isolation cell at the Chatham County jail.Chatham County Sheriff Al St...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-04/georgia-jail-death-rul
Georgia police chief who shot, paralyzed ex-wife indicted on misdemeanor charge

...misdemeanor reckless-conduct charge, a prosecutor said.Peachtree City Police Chief William McCollom called 911 early New Year's Day to report inadvertently shooting his ex-wife, Margaret, as they slept in their suburban Atlanta home. The shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-15/georgia-police-chief-w
Feds want quarter of former Savannah police chief's pension

...carnival trailers used as a front for illegal gambling in Savannah during holidays such as St. Patrick's Day and New Year's Day.Lovett was accused of taking cash in exchange for letting the gambling trailers stay open for a decade, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-03/feds-want-quarter-former-savannah-p
Harry Reid won't seek re-election

...Senate's top job - when November's elections swept the Republicans into control. He suffered a personal setback on New Year's Day, falling while exercising and suffering serious bruises and a lasting injury his right eye.In a statement, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-27/harry-reid-wont-seek-re-elec
Prosecutor to seek misdemeanor charge, but no felony, against police chief who shot wife

...a grand jury will decide whether to charge the chief.Ballard said evidence supported McCollom's story that the New Year's Day shooting was an accident. But the prosecutor said it also could have been avoided. He said the chief told investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/prosecutor-seek-misdem
Hawks-Cavaliers matchup might serve a playoff barometer

...all year, the Cavaliers have made some major changes since the first three meetings between the teams, all before New Year's Day.Cleveland acquired J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert from the New York Knicks to provide additional scoring, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-05/hawks-cavaliers-matchup-might
Georgia police chief resigns after accidentally shooting ex-wife

...after drinking alcohol and taking sleep medication, officials said.Police Chief William McCollom called 911 early New Year's Day to report accidentally shooting his ex-wife, Margaret, as the couple slept in their bed. A prosecutor plans to seek...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-03-11/georgia-police-chief-resig
Savannah's jailed ex-police chief to get six-figure pension

...carnival trailers used as a front for illegal gambling in Savannah during holidays such as St. Patrick's Day and New Year's Day. Lovett was accused of taking cash in exchange for letting the gambling trailers stay open for a decade. That included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-19/savannahs-jailed-ex-po