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Annual stocking of Saluda River includes tagging study of the trout

...catch, said Hal Beard, a DNR fisheries biologist based in Columbia.Each tag will be individually numbered details on the reporting procedures can be found on the DNR webpage as well as kiosks located at several public access points along the river. http...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-12-20/annual-stocking-saluda-r
McDuffie County school system closes after influenza outbreak

...Georgia was among six states and Puerto Rico experiencing high levels of influenza-like illness, and was among 14 states reporting widespread flu activity.The Georgia Department of Public Health recommends several precautions to protect against contracting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-17/mcduffie-county-school-sy
Solicitor to look into Bob Jones University's handling of sex abuse reports

...need to see if it rises to that level."In addition, he said he wants to look into whether South Carolina's mandatory reporting law was violated. The law has been updated many times since it was first passed in the 1970s, but now requires that people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-13/solicitor-look-bob-jones-univ
DSS creating statewide hotline

...child abuse pediatricians.The three panelists, including GOP Sen. Katrina Shealy of Lexington, agreed. The centralized reporting is already part of a bill she pre-filed last week for the upcoming session. It would transform DSS by July 2016 into an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-11/dss-creating-statewide-hotlin
Flu is here but might not look like flu

...strains subtyped were the drifted strain. The strains that have been subtyped in Georgia are H3N2 and Augusta physicians are reporting influenza A strains so far among patients. It just might not look like the flu. Dr. Paul Fischer of the Center for Primary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/flu-here-might-not-look-flu
Georgians passing GED test

...College this year opened new GED classes at East Athens Community Center, a Goodwill store in east Athens and the Athens Day Reporting Center, in addition to more than two dozen others in Clarke and surrounding counties. Many churches, libraries and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-15/georgians-passing-ged-tes
Who guards the guardians?

...for individual phone calls and such, beyond the GALs' already-generous $65 an hour salary.No wonder some people are reporting being gouged.How many more people have been afraid to complain about the GALs, who wield inestimable power in advising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-14/who-guards-guardians
Prominence of breaking news rarely arguable

...around our country.Reacting to breaking news is half of what a newsroom does; the rest is covering meetings and events, reporting enterprise stories and writing features about interesting people or items in our community.These are time-consuming tasks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-05/prominence-breaking-news-rare
Georgia House District 125 incumbent Earnest Smith dogged by campaign financial reporting issues

A string of campaign financial reporting issues dating to the start of his Georgia...a recent example of a long string of reporting issues, including failing to properly...Johnson said.Campaign financial reporting is known to trip up candidates inexperienced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-01/georgia-house-district-125-incu
Capitalism has been long deprecated, but its spirit takes a deserved bow

...living in poverty plunged from 36 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2011. The author of the Nov. 3 Wall Street Journal article reporting that found a close association between degree of poverty alleviation and those nations that have adopted free-market economies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-29/capitalism-has-b