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Rants & Raves

...from readers:WE HAVE NOT heard about any other candidates for the position of Richmond...and driving but no one is addressing the other things folks are doing on their phones...accident, will the police look into these other activities if the driver proves the driver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/rants-raves
Schools advocate and community activist Monique Braswell withdraws from school board race

...March, Braswell qualified against two other candidates to run for the District 2 school...events, often speaking up about issues when other people were afraid to, said school board...and dinner to police, firefighters and other first-responder employees.To help needy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-26/schools-advocate-and-comm
Dine & Dish: Sawasdee is hidden gem for Thai food

...of natural scenes, carved artifacts and other Thai artwork. Silvery blue damask cloths...aromatic soup," and I've had it in other restaurants, but this was it at its best...sauce was a pondy tilapia. I think in other seasons, that dish would have been stellar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/dine-dish-sawasdee-hi
Snake fungal disease discovered in Georgia

...causes scabs, crusty scales, nodules, abnormal molting and other changes to the snake's skin. According to the Georgia Department...is not yet known, although it has decimated populations in other states. In an eastern massasuage rattlesnake population in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/snake-fungal-disease-discove
Commission ends gridlock, moves forward on bonds without IFS securities

...recommendation was that we don't entertain any other entities like that without going through...only turned off some of the ones on the other side, it turned off some on our side too," he said.Lockett and other commissioners agreed IFS' appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-26/commission-ends-gridlock
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

...Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card to buy airline tickets and hotel rooms for personal travel and other public money to make purchases at high-end department stores, federal prosecutors said. Elaine Boyer faces charges of mail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha
Big movie weekend at The Big Mo Drive-in

...C.In addition to triple feature films on three fields, other activities are planned for the event. For example, free...Boaz. "We've met people from all over the area and even other countries such as France, Germany and Norway. Military families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/its-big-movie-weekend
Cross Creek can't ease into region play this year

...really enjoy football," second-year head coach Robert McCarty said. "They support each other better than they did last year and they hold each other accountable more than they did last year."They don't get down when we're not winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-26/cross-creek-
Morality can guide votes

...religion ? Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, etc. ? or from the examples of our parents, grandparents, teachers and other significant adults in our lives.What all moral codes have in common is pretty basic ? help when you can; try not to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-26/morality-can-guide-votes
Agreement nears on moving buses

...about 90 acres in south Augusta to house their bus depots and other functions, but the city's reliance on Federal Transit Administration...about 40,000 square feet that would include groceries and other items and would be an important asset for the Health Sciences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-26/agreement-nears-moving-buses