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Poll shows Perdue, Deal still leading

...CEO of Reebok and Dollar General, and Jack Kingston, a congressman from Savannah. Recent polls had placed Handel at 5 percent or so and back in fifth place.Her prospects are being buoyed by recent endorsements from Sarah Palin and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-17/poll-shows-per
State report: Augusta gained 700 jobs in March

...March.Most metro areas in the state experienced a decline. For the entire state, there were 30,814 new claims for unemployment insurance filed in March, the fewest number since February 2007.or timothy.rausch@augustachronicle.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/state-report-augusta-gaine
Georgia Regents tied for lead in disc golf championships after first day

...day, which was good enough for a three-way tie for 13th place.The Humboldt State women's team has a 24-shot lead over Oregon at 3-under 122. Mississippi State, which won here the past two years, is third at 152. Reach Travis Highfield at (706...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-04-16/georgia-regents-tied-
Augusta doctor sentenced in pill case

...probation during which he is prohibited from practicing medicine or prescribing drugs.Bruce Tetalman, 68, pleaded guilty in October...cash payments to prescribe painkillers to those who sold them or to addicts, trial evidence showed. Tetalman was originally one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-16/augusta-doctor-sentenc
Bottom line

Courts tack on additional jail or prison time for repeat offenders, or those who commit hate crimes, sell drugs near schools or use deadly weapons.These are called "enhancements."There are no enhanced sentences for people who victimize good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-16/bottom-line
Monday is final day to register to vote in May 20 elections

...Voters now have several options to register to vote or change their name or address information.The Georgia Secretary of State's office earlier this month unveiled online registration or registration using a new iPhone or Android app, called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-16/monday-final-day-registe
Authorities seek information in fraud case

Authorities are seeking information on a person who cashed a stolen or forged document last month.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said...with information can contact the Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1020 or 821-1080.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-16/authorities-seek-infor
Ramblin' Rhodes: Country Music Awards was truckful of randomness

...at least Belk, J.C. Penney, Target or one of the other good chain stores.? Country...Rascal Flatts.? I gave up on the validity or credibility of both the ACM and Country...less about independent recording artists or traditional/bluegrass artists. Too...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/ramblin-rhodes-countr
Sheriff announces downtown unit

...visitors," White said.The new SMART, or Safety Management and Response Team, Unit...downtown, to observe and report criminal or suspicious activities, aid in emergencies...bicycles, golf carts, automobiles, Mule ATVs or on foot.Cedric Johnson, director of community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-17
Sheriff announces downtown unit

...visitors," White said.The new SMART, or Safety Management and Response Team, Unit...downtown, to observe and report criminal or suspicious activities, aid in emergencies...bicycles, golf carts, automobiles, Mule ATVs or on foot.Cedric Johnson, director of community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-17/sheriff-announces-down