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Across the region

...lab equipment had not been calibrated in several years. Frazier also said that she was told she would be sent to the State Law Enforcement Division for training within her first year, but that never happened.She said she told supervisors about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-17/across-region
Sanford got payout from lender after taking office

...spokesman Josh Ellis said the governor fully complied with state law and "continues to uphold high ethical standards."Sanford...investigates complaints, which are kept secret under state law unless they result in discipline.North Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-16/sanford-got-payout-lender-
Aiken City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...the governing body for the City of Aiken, holding municipal corporation regulatory powers as provided by South Carolina state law. The body consists of seven members, including the mayor, four district representatives and two at-large representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/local-government/aiken-city-council
Aiken City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...the governing body for the City of Aiken, holding municipal corporation regulatory powers as provided by South Carolina state law. The body consists of seven members, including the mayor, four district representatives and two at-large representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/aiken-city-council
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...adopt one of three flexibility options, essentially operating contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for ... Columbia County's STEM Showcase is designed to help foster relationships between Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/columbia-county-board-education
Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...adopt one of three flexibility options, essentially operating contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for ... Columbia County's STEM Showcase is designed to help foster relationships between Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/columbia-county-boar
Solicitor to look into Bob Jones University's handling of sex abuse reports

...Carolina solicitor says he will look into how Bob Jones University handled sexual abuse reports from students to determine if state law was broken or if there was obstruction of justice.The Greenville News reports Solicitor Walt Wilkins also hopes anyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-13/solicitor-look-bob-jones-univ
Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

...contracts that grant freedom from certain requirements of state law in exchange for higher accountability.The flexibility...IE2, contract in 2009, and saw the flexibility from state law as a way to weather the budget crisis caused by the recession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-13/local-school-districts-st
Kay Allen denied payment of attorney's fees after complaint agrainst her dismissed

...she kept what she was charging them for the service. State law allowed tax commissioners to charge local governments...collected the additional compensation and maintained that state law allowed her to do so. Other tax commissioners around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-11/kay-allen-denied-payment
Gun owners get 'Buffaloed'

...permit holders who had died so "they don't end up in the wrong hands."Though the longstanding but rarely enforced state law applies only to pistols, gun-rights activists fear police will take every gun they find.If the idea of police rummaging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-09/gun-owners-get-buffal