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Joe Jackson resigns from Augusta Commission

...who was elected to represent District 6 in 2007, submitted the letter about 4 p.m., saying that his departure from city politics would take effect in an hour, commission clerk Lena Bonner said.Commission members said that for several weeks they had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-20/joe-jackson-resigns-augu
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...incorporate not only his lyrics but also his thoughts about Augusta politics. Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's...at animal control on Mack Lane. When the history of Augusta politics is written, one chapter will be about mayoral candidate Helen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...incorporate not only his lyrics but also his thoughts about Augusta politics. When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new...at animal control on Mack Lane. When the history of Augusta politics is written, one chapter will be about mayoral candidate Helen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

...World Cup.The three-paragraph release did not specify whether Blatter and Putin discussed the current stalemate in soccer politics over Crimean clubs.Blatter reiterated that the Crimea matter "should be overseen by" UEFA, according to FIFA's account...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/fifa-russia-relation
Barrow's rival close to investing $1 million of own money

...Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics ? candidates willing to spend $1 million of their own money seeking election.The owner of a construction company that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/barrows-rival-close-investing
Stand for religious free speech

...the IRS in 2012 to try to force it to scrutinize the tax-exempt status of churches it believed were dabbling too much in politics.The Wisconsin-based foundation ? the same group that forced the city of Augusta to change how it conducts the Mayor's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-16/stand-religious-free-
Rants & Raves

...faith in this lying, lunatic cabal of political charlatans is beyond belief. Folks, you need to pull your head out of your politics and recognize that these people are truly a threat to this country. RANT TO THE HOUSE GOP: You failed to vote on a small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/rants-raves
Fight for religious liberty is changing

...narrowly drawn as the complaints themselves.But after years of culture wars, and amid recent gains for gay rights, the politics of religious liberty has been transformed. Now exemptions are being sought by the largest faith groups in the country, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/fight-religious-liberty-
View of Islam is'naive'

...driver of these various terrorist groups, which is not true and indeed naive. The main drivers to these groups are primarily politics, power and interests. In general, we should be very careful to paint a whole religion (and in turn all its followers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-13/view-islam-isnaive
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a short drive to Newberry to see top music acts

...throughout the turbulent '60s in the south in barber shops, libraries, etc., and it opened a lot of insight for me into black politics and culture as did other magazines and newspapers I read growing up.I especially loved reading about black entertainers in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-12/ramblin-rhodes-take-s