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Augusta banker named president of State Bank & Trust

...Bank of Georgia, has been named the president of State Bank & Trust, which now owns...in Augusta, will oversee the market presidents and mortgage division for the State Bank...financial services company and held the president's title before the merger."Remer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-30/augusta-banker-named-presi
Shift from refinancings to home mortgages is increasing in Augusta

...refinancings, said James Gay, a vice president and loan officer for State Bank & Trust...Regions Banks, said Lori Williams, a vice president of Regions Mortgage in Augusta. From...Trust Mortgage to do so, said group vice president Bart Chandler."Refis are still attractive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/shift-refinancings-home-mo
Retief Goosen, Ryo Ishikawa share Quicken Loans National lead

...regular PGA Tour event for the first time after having four Presidents Cups, most recently in 2005, and experience seemed to help...who played in two of those events, had a bogey-free 63. Presidents Cup veterans Ernie Els and Justin Leonard were one shot back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-30/retief-goosen-ryo-ishikawa-s
C-SPAN programming showcases Augusta history, literary life this weekend

...about why golf became so popular in the area, even attracting presidents to play in Augusta.-Lee Ann Caldwell shares her expertise...Tour the boyhood home of Woodrow Wilson, the nation's 28th president, with Montgomery, of Historic Augusta, talking about Wilson's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/c-span-programming-showcases
Language guide offends college president

CONCORD, N.H. - The president of the University of New Hampshire says he's troubled and offended...conservative news site Campus Reform. Asked about it on Wednesday, President Mark Huddleston said the guide is not university policy, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-29/language-guide-offends-colle
IOC President Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC during failed 2024 bid

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-29/ioc-president-bach-bosto
Aiken Training Track losing stable

Aiken Training Track president Brad Stauffer is trying to keep a positive outlook after learning...Aiken is and will always be a very special place," Darley America president Jimmy Bell said in a prepared statement. "To have been a part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-07-30/aiken-training-track-losing-s
Rants & Raves

...their coverage, that would have been their own fault. RANTS TO ALL THE folks who think Donald Trump would not be a good president. Where does it say that we have to have a career politician? Ike was what, an Army general? Reagan, an actor? With most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-30/rants-raves
Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer enjoys break from busy summer

...couldn't afford to keep him when the Raptors offered a four-year, $60 million deal.Budenholzer took on the added role as president of basketball operations after the Hawks finally cut ties with general manager Danny Ferry, who was on leave all of last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-07-30/hawks-coach-mike-budenholzer-
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

...International Olympic Committee needs to show it is serious about maintaining ethical credibility and staying free of corruption, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday."We need to demonstrate that we are indeed walking the walk and not just talking the talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus