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McCormick County Sheriff's Office continues investigation into attack on cyclist in woods

...Office continues to investigate the reported attack on a bicyclist during the weekend but has yet to find much evidence, a spokesman said Tuesday.Chief Deputy C.E. Gable Jr. said his officers and the forestry department have searched the area around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/mccormick-county-sheri
Gander Mountain announces planned 'soft-opening' in September in Martinez

...Jr. Parkway is scheduled for Sept. 23, while the grand opening will be held the following week on Oct. 3, said company spokesman Jess Myers.The Minnesota-based retailer will employ 60 part- and full-time workers, and up to 40 seasonal employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-29/gander-moun
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal wrote letter promoting ethics chief less than year after complaints filed against him

...application.LaBerge wasn't accepted into the program. The group gets about 600 applications and accepts 63.Deal's spokesman, Brian Robinson, said the governor has written about 20 similar recommendations since taking office."The fact that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-07-29/georgia-governor-nathan-deal-wr
Judge OKs record sale of Clippers

...deeply disappointed in the judge's legal analysis.The ruling Monday was tentative until the judge files it in writing.NBA spokesman Mike Bass said in a statement that the league was pleased and looked forward to the transaction closing as soon as possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-07-28/judge-oks-record-sale-clipper
Northwestern coach 'proud of the maturity' his team showed in fight to form union

...Lealaimatafao and Davon Godchaux were issued misdemeanor citations in lieu of being booked Thursday into the parish jail.LSU spokesman Michael Bonnette says coach Les Miles has met with both players and each will be disciplined internally. EASTERN MICHIGAN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-28/northwestern-coach-proud-
Plane crashes on Ga. man walking Fla. beach

...Kokomoor, 57, and the passenger was David Theen, 60, both of nearby Englewood. They were not injured.National Transportation and Safety Board spokesman Terry Williams said the plane will be removed from the beach Monday afternoon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-28/plane-crashes-ga-man-walking
Shoppers getting jump-start on back-to-school purchases

...country, retailers have been enjoying a strong start to summer as pent-up demand has propelled sales," said Jesse Tron, a spokesman for the ICSC. "This momentum will continue into the BTS (back-to-school) selling season as well, with the vast majority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-25/shoppers-ge
Georgia Student Growth Model released to public, evaluates student progress

...for parents, for teachers, for community members to use to get a better idea of student progress," said Matt Cardoza, spokesman for the Georgia Department of Education.In Richmond County, the highest achieving schools do not necessarily show the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-24/georgia-student-growth-mo
Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...Majority Leader Harry Reid weighed in with a floor speech that called inversions a "corporate citizenship scam."Walgreen's spokesman Michael Polzin said the company is evaluating where to take its partnership with Alliance Boots. "We will do what is in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/limiting-mergers-abroad-ob
Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building

...out the Lake Charles factory and hiring firms in Oregon, Florida and Virginia to build the largest modules, Southern Co. spokesman Brian Green said. The Lake Charles factory will still produce smaller pieces such as piping, valves or instrumentation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-26/promises-easier-nuclear-power