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Unions back drilling boom

...powerful unions are withholding judgment. Anthony Montana, a spokesman for the United Steelworkers, declined to comment on how much...they're happy with local workers, too.Matt Pitzarella, a spokesman for Range Resources of Fort Worth, Texas, wrote in an e-mail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-20/unions-back-drilling-boom
Expert says Augusta VA's report on backlog feasible

...Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 28 through a Freedom of Infor ma tion Act request.A Chronicle reporter met with Au gus ta VA spokesman Pete Scovill on Feb. 25 to clarify the data, which between 2011 and 2012, the years VA officials say the delays peaked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-18/expert-says-augusta-vas-repor
SC budget may pay $27 million for new computer security efforts, credit monitoring

...part of the state's contract: 62 are still being helped; 24 cases are closed after the victims' credit and records were corrected, said CSID spokesman Bryan Hjelm.But how those people's data was exposed is unknown.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-20/sc-budget-may-pay-27-million-new-co
Gov. Nathan Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal will sign legislation next week expanding gun rights in Georgia.Spokesman Brian Robin son confirmed Friday that a bill signing on House Bill 60 is planned Wednesday. Word of the event first came in an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-18/gov-nathan-deal-set-sign-bill
Business news

...American will review his ruling and consider next steps related to the retiree health and life insurance benefits," American spokesman Casey Norton said in an e-mailed statement.Catherine Steege, a lawyer for the committee representing the retirees, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-18/business-news
Across Georgia

...the death of his grandmother.The student showed up at Therrell High School on Friday with blood on his clothes. A police spokesman said information he provided school officials led officers to the grandmother's home. They found Mary Price, 76, dead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-18/across-georgia
New leader for Georgia Power's Augusta region

...president to become the company's vice president of governmental and regulatory affairs at the Atlanta headquarters, company spokesman Brian Green said.Fran Forehand, who previously managed Georgia Power's Metro North Region, was chosen this month to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-15/new-leader-
Pepper spray hits 100 Atlanta area students

...100 students were affected by a blast of pepper spray set off in a hallway at a Georgia high school.Douglasville police spokesman Maj. G. Graff says 75 to 100 students complained about itchy eyes and noses after someone set off the spray at Douglas County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-16/pepper-spray-hits-100-atlant
Social services head says she won't step down

...her appointee, including in a statement issued through her spokesman Wednesday."Gov. Haley is proud of Director Koller, the...services to children and families statewide than ever before," spokesman Doug Mayer said.In four meetings over the past few months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/social-services-head-says-she
Across Georgia

...100 students were affected by a blast of pepper spray set off in a hallway at a Georgia high school.Douglasville police spokesman Maj. G. Graff says 75 to 100 students complained about itchy eyes and noses after someone set off the spray at Douglas County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/across-georgia