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Tentative agreement reached on South Carolina Common Core

COLUMBIA. - Common Core standards will be considered by teachers crafting...Zais wanted to stress that the standards implemented in August 2015 won't...table for consideration, as well as standards adopted in other states, but they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-31/tentative-agreement-reached-s
Richmond, Columbia County schools show improvements, still struggle with math

...substantial minority of students struggled to meet testing standards. Most high schools in the county had at least a 50 percent...Frank Roberson said constantly changing state mathematics standards, which left little time for teachers to adapt, contributed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-07-31/richmond-columbia-county-
Calendar

...comAUGUSTA SOUTH ROTARY CLUB: Noon Tuesdays, Holiday Inn, Gordon Highway; to provide service to others, promote high ethical standards, advance world understanding; augustasouthrotary.orgCHARLIE NORWOOD VA MEDICAL CENTER TOASTMASTERS: 5-6:15 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-07-31/calendar
US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...spring.The stock market has climbed nearly 200 percent since March 2009, with the most recent leg of that surge pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to an all-time high a week ago. The S&P 500 hasn't suffered a sell-off severe enough to qualify...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/us-stocks-plunge-wiping-ou
Audit: Augusta VA schedulers changed appointment times

...presented challenges to providing veterans access; instead, they told auditors that a lack of provider slots and the 14-day standard to get patients in for appointment were the biggest problem.About 70 percent of Augusta schedulers said they were aware of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-31/audit-augusta-va-schedulers-
What Is It?

...production stopped after the 1938 model year."The 1966 Toronado came with a 425-cubic-inch, 385 horsepower V-8 engine as standard. It also featured a flat front floorboard because of the transmission being to the rear of the engine."The Toronado stayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-07-31/what-it
Iliad of France makes surprise bid for majority of T-Mobile US, challenging Sprint's overtures

...deal, and that Iliad and T-Mobile US are both industry mavericks. Under CEO John Legere, T-Mobile US has thrown out the standard two-year service contract and introduced new plans that allow for more frequent phone upgrades, a move quickly copied by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/iliad-france-makes-surpris
Augusta Amusements brings in Blind Boys of Alabama, Jim Brickman

...acts in genres as diverse as Big Band, country, jazz, Christian, gospel plus balladeers and singers of quintessential pop standards will take the stage during Augusta Amusements' 2014-2015 season.All shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Hardin Perform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-30/augusta-amusements-br
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