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Let's see more police

...just sit and draw a paycheck. Before Sheriff Roundtree was elected, the previous sheriff was available to the people. His secretaries did not intercept his calls; they would put you through to him personally.I challenge Sheriff Roundtree to start ticketing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-28/lets-see-more-police
Join these fine people

...Deneen Borelli; Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; attorney and policy adviser Chelsi P. Henry; and former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.They ? and many, many more African-Americans ? started from humble beginnings, acquired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-28/join-these-fine-people
Augusta delegation selects bipartisan leadership

...Augusta Republican was elected vice chairwoman, and Sen. Harold Jones, a freshman Democrat from Augusta, won the post of secretary.The delegation made a slight revision in its rules to account for the last redistricting that added a third senator to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/augusta-delegation-selec
Sorry, wrong number

...deems there is no reasonable expectation of privacy."In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, the senators expressed concern "about whether the FBI and other law enforcement agencies have adequately considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-28/sorry-wrong-number
Augusta homeless count expanded as federal funds decrease

...people the state found to be homeless in 2013."It's a national shame that anyone would call the streets their home," HUD Secretary Julian Castro said in a news release. "Working with our local partners, we're redoubling our efforts to support permanent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-28/augusta-homeless-count-e
Rants & Raves

...from readers.$1.1 MILLION IN paid leave, granting of tenure, granting the rank of Regents professor, a part-time secretary, discretionary funds for academic related expenses. And all to be paid to a man who thumbed his nose at the city of Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-26/rants-raves
Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments

...results in healthier people," said Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.The shift won immediate support from insurers...system requires transforming Medicare," said former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt. "The fee-for-service payment system is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-26/obama-administration-unvei
Legislation pushes for VA leader accountability

...thousands of veterans, the chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs introduced legislation last week to give VA Secretary Robert McDonald more authority to hold executives accountable.The bill, known as the "Increasing VA Accounta bil ity to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/legislation-gives-va-sec
Keep it simple

...no traffic court to collect their fines or penalize them for not paying.Why not assign a municipal court judge, hire a secretary, put an officer on midday parking detail and be done with it?When commissioners had the opportunity to do that very thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-26/keep-it-simple
Dorothy Chapman Fuqua

...graduated from Davisboro High School with honors and took business classes at Hurst Business College. While working as a secretary at Sears Roebuck in nearby Augusta, she met J. B. Fuqua, a young broadcaster and entrepreneur, whom she married in 1945...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173978187