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Confederate monument protected by Plexiglas

...officials have encased a Confederate monument in a Plexiglas barrier to prevent it from being vandalized again.The Charlotte Observer reports the county has built a wooden frame over the 1929 granite pillar at the Grady Cole Center and installed a transparent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-28/confederate-monument-protected-plex
Gift rules for state employees mostly ignored, observers say

...and companies that do business with the state are supposed to file annual reports of what they spend on the workers, but observers say it's a largely ignored part of ethics regulation.Gov. Nathan Deal, like his recent predecessors, issued an executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-12/gift-rules-state-employees-mostly-i
SEC to post medical observer in replay booth to monitor for potential head, neck injuries

...Tuesday at league media days that an independent medical observer will be in the instant replay booth. The person will be a certified athletic trainer appointed by the league.The observer will be used at all SEC games and league home games. TENNESSEE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-14/sec-post-medical-observer
Weather reporting more than just a hobby for Johnston couple

...midlands who are "cooperative observers" for the weather service...didn't work out.As an observer, Berry is required to call...There is no compensation for observers.Berry keeps a personal log...Harriett Berry became the daily observer when her husband was bedridden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-01/weather-reporting-more-just-h
A great golf lesson

...hard work and so many heartbreaking close calls ? particularly in the other three majors this year. The game's ardent observers also know how unlikely Day's ascension in life has been."Jason Day lost his dad to stomach cancer when he was just 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-18/great-golf-lesson
Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova on the comeback trail

...since beating South Korea's much-favored Yuna Kim to Olympic gold in Sochi in February 2014. That result surprised many observers and prompted calls from South Korean officials for an investigation into the judging. While Sotnikova was injured, fellow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-21/russian-skater-adelina-s
Delta Air to buy stake in China Eastern Airlines

...China's fast-growing travel industry.The deal will give Delta a 3.55 percent stake in Shanghai-based China Eastern and an observer seat on China Eastern's board of directors, the companies said Monday. The boards of both airlines still need to approve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-27/delta-air-buy-stake-china-
Does God like fruitcake?

...the Babylonian captivity. At long last, they no longer had to sing the songs of Zion in a foreign land. They became great observers of religious fasts and feasts, of religious rites and ceremonies.They thought if they meticulously observed what they thought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-08-07/does-god-fruitcake
Congress expected to uphold promised veto by President Obama

...gt; released in the middle of the first Republican 2016 presidential campaign debate <0x2014> surprised many observers and unleashed a torrent of praise from deal opponents and bitter condemnation from deal supporters.The administration clearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-07/congress-expected-uphold-promised-v
Presidential candidates Cruz, Huckabee will visit Augusta area

...at an 11:30 a.m. RSVP-required lunch held by the Ai ken County Republican Party.Dave Barbee, a longtime political observer and Geor gia Republican Party official, said he expects the increased visits coupled with earlier primaries for many Southern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-07-04/presidential-c