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Ga. lawmaker wants history books to highlight America

...fight against the Common Core school standards is again out front in another battle...century-old nonprofit's tests are the standard universities rely on for deciding to...country over Common Core math and English standards, many of the people involved are the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-28/ga-lawmaker-wants-histor
Seahawks coach praises general manager John Schneider

...Seahawks' financial structure.Schneider knows time is running out for having so many key contributors playing for cheap by NFL standards. Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, K.J. Wright and Michael Bennett are all taken care of for at least a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-28/seahawks-coach-praises-genera
Georgia man who claimed disability executed after Supreme Court rejects stay

...Georgia has the toughest-in-the nation standard for proving intellectual disability...lawyers have argued that Georgia's standard is unconstitutional because mental diagnoses...virtually impossible to overcome. But the standard has repeatedly been upheld by state and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/georgia-man-who-claimed-disability-
Business news

...status for the first time in over a decade, a big blow for a country that wants to be a world economic power.The downgrade by Standard & Poor's reflects the country's growing economic problems, such as the collapse in the value of its oil exports and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/business-news
Friendship Nine protesters to have arrest records erased

...segregationists.That decision drew national headlines, garnering the group the name the "Friendship Nine" and setting the standard for a "jail, no bail" policy emulated by other protesters around the South.Author Kim Johnson took an interest in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/friendship-nine-protesters-have-arr
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
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
Richmond County Sheriff's Office earns state certification

...Executive Director Frank Rotondo, signifies that the Richmond County Sheriff's Office is in compliance with the program's 129 standards, which cover everything from record keeping to SWAT training."It's really and truly about the performance of the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/richmond-county-sherif
Georgia police chiefs meet in Augusta for winter training conference

...opportunity to attend discussions on anti-government extremism and white supremacy, updates to the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) process, legal and case law updates, managing media in mass casualty events and developing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-27/georgia-police-chiefs-
Attorney general finds no state law violations by resigned Augusta commissioner Donnie Smith

...letter from Assistant Attorney General Blair McGowan to Phillip Stacy, director of investigations for Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council.Smith, who did not return messages seeking comment, resigned his seat on the Augusta Commission four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-27/ag-finds-no-state-law-vi