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Richmond County school board addresses handwriting skills

...has be come less common since national standards adopted by most states do not require...third- and fourth-grade Common Core Standards in 2011, less time is dedicated to teaching...to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards, cursive is introduced in third grade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-15/richmond-county-school-bo
Wagener man sentenced in death

...been sentenced to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a Lexington woman last year.The Aiken Standard reported that 32-year-old Ricardo Levon Williams pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Tuesday.Williams originally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/wagener-man-sentenced-death
Janet Yellen says rules might need to be strengthened further to bolster largest banks

...any one study, this study provides some support for the view that there might be room for stronger capital and liquidity standards for large banks than have been adopted so far," she said.Last week, regulators approved requirements that will make the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/janet-yellen-says-rules-mi
The Artside: Local artists have entered works in ArtFields competition

...exhibits, an extensive vendor market, talks by a variety of gardening experts, the Augusta Council of Garden Clubs' small standard flower show and tours of five private gardens. For show information and speaker schedule, visit sacredheartgardenfestival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-16/artside-local-artists
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...include Administrative Services, the Criminal Investigative Division, Community Services, Detention Center, Professional Standards, Special Operations and Patrol Division. Perhaps the most public face of the Sheriff's Office, the Patrol Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-sheriffs-office
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...include Administrative Services, the Criminal Investigative Division, Community Services, Detention Center, Professional Standards, Special Operations and Patrol Division. Perhaps the most public face of the Sheriff's Office, the Patrol Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...treated impartially and in accordance with the established laws of the United States and the State of Georgia. The Professional Standards and Training Divisions is tasked with many functions. OPST is responsible for all training, oversight of the Field Training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-crime
Richmond County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...treated impartially and in accordance with the established laws of the United States and the State of Georgia. The Professional Standards and Training Divisions is tasked with many functions. OPST is responsible for all training, oversight of the Field Training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/richmond-county-sheriffs-office
General Motors sales watched for effects of ignition switch recall

...York International Auto Show.A sales decline or increased use of discounts could have broader repercussions for GM.The Standard and Poor's ratings agency last week said the recalls could prevent GM's credit rating from returning to investment grade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/general-motors-sales-watch
MLB paternity leave now becoming more accepted

...Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. "So many guys didn't want to ask because of job security. It was almost like a standard way of doing it that you didn't leave."Baseball's general managers and the players' union recognized this trend a few...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-14/paternity-leave-now-beco