Nongovernment groups continue push for Augusta SPLOST funds

...same amount of time the new penny sales tax is estimated to take to collect ? between five and 5½ years, said Finance Di rector Donna Williams.Plus, the larger the SPLOST package, the more difficult it becomes to estimate project costs, particularly...

Local Catholic churches prepare for canonization of popes

...of dignitaries gathered inside the cathedral, leaving little room for families of the priests, including Ragan's."The rectors put some nice benches in front of the pews in front of the church. They had front-row seats. It was great," he said...

Longtime 'Chronicle' employee Irvine Lamback dies

...Street, and even drove the ambulance that the funeral home operated.More recently he worked at Chance & Hydrick Funeral Di rectors on Richmond Hill Road. Lamback's family said he thought the funeral business was a good way to serve people.He served...

Vacation Bible schools offer children new ways to learn about Jesus

...All of the tribes are led by youths. We use middle-schoolers as assistant leaders."The Rev. Kelsey Hutto, an assistant rector, said it's been beneficial for the two churches to collaborate. Not only does it double the budget and the number of volunteers...

Augusta Municipal Building community room named for city's first elections director Linda Beazley

...retiring in 2005 to return to local elections and serve as board of elections chairwoman until 2011.Elections Executive Di rector Lynn Bailey said Beazley was "lovely, inside and out" and had hired her out of high school.Several of Beazley's six grandchildren...

Vogtle could be 'reference site'

...applying for "combined operating license" permits could duplicate documentation already approved by the NRC. The AP1000 rectors are being proposed for many sites where expansions are planned, mostly in the Southeast. Vogtle has proposed adding two such...

BCS agrees on idea of playoff

...two and seven configurations are being considered.STIPEND PROPOSALS: In Indianapolis, the NCAA's Division I Board of Di rectors heard three proposals regarding the $2,000 stipend toward what the NCAA calls the full cost-of-attendance ? money...

Astronaut blasts governor on Fort Discovery funding

...Academy Trustees: 1780-1998. The trustees ran the city, St. Paul's Church and the school. They chose the teachers, the rectors and the books. They regulated the cemetery, chose the sexton, oversaw the ferry, granted fishing rights, controlled the...

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NAACP candidates push different ideas

...Conway, has been active in the NAACP for nearly 30 years. He served as conference vice president and on the national board of rectors. The Rev. Singleton said he is committed to a full agenda of "the complete landscape of civil rights," including greater...

Filling the pulpit

...when the congregation votes to call a minister. Finding a new rector for an Episcopal parish follows a similar path, except that confidentiality is maintained until the end. Rectors do not always tell their parishes about their interest in finding...

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