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Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

...antibiotics only for disease prevention or treatment, not to fatten their animals...painful procedures such as de-horning or castration without proper painkillers...Corp., have already pledged to reduce or eliminate the use of gestation crates for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/wal-mart-urges-suppliers-c
Prosecutor to seek indictment in jail death of Savannah man

...the Chatham County jail.Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap won't specify what criminal charges her office will pursue or how many defendants prosecutors plan to target in the death of Matthew Ajibade, whose body was found in a restraining chair at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/prosecutor-seek-indict
Bayvale students, teachers ready for summer break

...children as they waved goodbye to teachers. Some pupils watched Disney films in their classrooms, while others completed worksheets or "memorybooks" describing their school year. Outside, kindergartners chased bubbles and played catch across the playground...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-22/bayvale-students-teachers
Best & Brightest: Stefan Zotovic, South Aiken High School

...Thaddeus Soup KitchenCOLLEGE/CAREER: Attend Emory University majoring in applied math and maybe physics for a career in medicine or law. He also plans to study in Spain.OF NOTE: Stefan enjoys playing the piano and travelingNOMINATOR'S NOTE: "I anticipate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-and-brightest-stefan-zot
Rants & Raves

...Augusta Tech?BECAUSE OF ALL THE recent accidents incurred by public transportation, would it be OK to ask a pilot, engineer or driver when was the last time he smoked a legalized joint before boarding?I WAS OUT EATING dinner at the S&S Cafeteria. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/rants-raves
Best & Brightest: Ali Rizvi, Aiken High School

...CAREER: Attend The Georgia Institute of Technology to study computer engineering, pursue a doctorate for an entrepreneurial or research careerOF NOTE: Ali enjoys programming, electronics, Web design, sketching, collecting fountain pens, learning Japanese...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/best-brightest-ali-rizvi-aike
Sentinel named in 14th civil rights lawsuit

...state law requires.Without a valid contract, Sentinel cannot legally take probation supervision fees from Reaves or Herndon or anyone else sentenced to probation term in the Brunswick area, according to the lawsuit.The lawsuit also contends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-22/sentinel-named-14th-ci
Lacrosse continues to grow as more colleges add programs

...nearly 425,000 participants. At the high school level, just under 300,000 players competed in 2014, with Washington, Oregon and California among the hot spot states."I remember when I was younger, I'd go out to the West Coast and a lot of people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-21/lacrosse-continues-g
Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-05-21/fishing-tourname
Show dogs not exempt from licensing requirements approved by animal ordinance subcommitee

...licensing fees for owners who chose not to spay or neuter pets under a requirement approved...Registration is required for animals six months or older.Subcommittee member Lynda Bragg...fee for cats should be no more than $5 or $10. A high fee will discourage cat owners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/show-dogs-not-exempt-lic