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Capitalizing on unseen Georgia industry

...boasts being the world leader in processing retail gift cards.Among the new trade group's targets will be the state legislature and the universities. Many veteran legislators regret that a state law passed in the 1980s killed Georgia's position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/capitalizing-unseen-ga-ind
Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...the Augusta Factory were the first of many factories that would eventually line the canal. In 1989, the Georgia State Legislature created the Augusta Canal Authority, the body that has jurisdiction over the canal today. In 1993, the authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/augusta-canal
Electoral College is genius

...their individual states. House members would be directly elected by the people. Senators would be appointed by state legislatures to ensure that the states had adequate representation for their interests at the federal level.And to ensure that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-13/electoral-college-genius
Rants and Raves

...Richmond County and Kay Allen/Columbia County for their actions that caused our counties to be cause for action in the State Legislature and the Governor's Office, respectively. Both should go and hide somewhere because it is very offensive to me...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/rants-and-raves
Sunday bar ban in Savannah waived for St. Patrick's Day

...let restaurants pour drinks on Sunday but not pubs and lounges that make most of their revenues selling booze. The state Legislature and Savannah City Council changed that this year after a push by local bar owner Bonnie Walden."I'd have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/sunday-bar-ban-savannah-waive
The coach hurt my feelings

...Augusta" video on YouTube highlights a picture worth a 1,000 words taken 50 years ago when time stood still in the state Legislature. There should be a link on our augustachronicle.com Web site.TODAY'S JOKE: The farmer's son was returning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-10/coach-hurt-my-feelings
History will be made when Augusta's next mayor is elected

...state Sen. Har die Davis, D-Augusta, a south Augusta pastor and businessman who has served eight years in the state Legislature; Commissioner Alvin Mason, a retired Army sergeant serving his second term on the commission; and CharlesCummings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-08/history-will-be-made-whe
Zais calls for flexibility in high school courses

...Through Knowledge, a business-driven effort.Zais' ideas would need approval from the state Board of Education or state Legislature.Board Chairman Barry Bolen of West Columbia said he doesn't agree with Zais on the details. However, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/zais-calls-flexibility-high-s
Columbia's Wilson Home is museum with themes

...Columbia, state Republican Chairman Benjamin F. Randolph, a black legislator, was assassinated. Then in 1871, the state legislature approved a monument to Randolph.That same year, Columbia was the site of trials of the Ku Klux Klan, who were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-03-27/columbias-wilson-home-mu
John Gogick: HB 837 - a measure on private probation companies

It was the dawning of the Age of Aquarius when the state Legislature wrote the preamble to Georgia's Open Records laws.Although I am reading:"The General Assembly finds and declares that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-21/john-gogick-hb-837-measure-pr