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Running out the clock

...to."However, The Hill reported that "an administration official" with knowledge of the conversation said Judicial Watch was...device assigned to Lois Lerner" according to an IRS technology official.Funny how the IRS is never this wishy-washy and careless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-01/running-out-clock
Report: Ga. governments have weak nepotism rules

...appropriately enforced.In one case, Gwinnett County lets an elected official supervise his own girlfriend. An Atlanta city councilman votes...across different governments. Gwinnett County bans elected official's relatives from being hired. Most policies do not cover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-31/report-ga-governments-have-we
Bulldogs' Ramik Wilson starts after all

...Darius Slayton, Donte Jackson and Roquan Smith. It was an official visit for McGirt and Shipman. "It is big on many levels...coaches there is one thing, but then you have a handful of official visitors in town as well."Georgia has clearly been making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-31/bulldogs-ramik-wilson-sta
United States rebounds from slow start, surges past Turkey at Basketball World Cup

...Ersan Ilyasova.Cenk Akyol led Turkey with 12 points.The Americans had to break from their pregame warmups to retake the official team picture that every team took Saturday before their opening games, because they were still wearing sweats instead of their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-31/united-states-rebounds-slow-s
Kirby: Test your 'Kirby's Augusta' IQ

...president?A. William Henry Harrison.B. Abraham Lincoln.C. James Garfield.D. Zachary Taylor. 7. Augusta's last official duel in 1875 was over:A. The War Between the States.B. A land dispute.C. A stolen pig.D. A widow's honor. 8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-30/kirby-test-your-kirbys-august
Georgia welcome centers to get facelift

ATLANTA - One group that believes in the power of advertising is the State Transportation Board. Money from ads on official interstate exit signs is going to pay for renovating Georgia's welcome centers and rest areas.The Department of Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-29/georgia-wel
Six make it to finals in 2014 AMPED Music Contest

...AMPED title on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta festival.Before that, you can hear them live at the Official Sky City AMPED Preview Show on Wednesday, Sept. 10.Although voting is over, you can still listen to the 25 contestants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-28/six-make-it-finals-20
A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in South Korea

...pulled out of signing a lease for an apartment when she saw it was in the same building as a dog stew restaurant.There is no official data on the dog meat industry, but people who raise dogs as livestock or supply dog meat to diners say its consumption is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2014-08-28/flavor-out-favor-dog-meat-fade
Army official addresses leaders at private meeting

A top U.S. Army official visited Fort Gordon on Tuesday for a private meeting to address local...some business owners also attended."Anytime you have an appointed official of that stature in your community, you want the most people to hear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-19/army-official-addresses-lead
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

DECATUR, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card to buy airline tickets and hotel rooms for personal travel.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha