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Richmond County Board of Education approves Performance Learning Center expansion

...and social studies-related courses. The lab would be run by two Cross Creek teachers experienced in using virtual learning systems.The Performance Learning Center, established three years ago with funds from the Race to the Top education grant and donations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-19/richmond-county-board-edu
Hackers steal info from Trinity

...statement Monday.Trinity's parent company, Community Health Systems Inc., said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission...sophisticated malware and technology to attack the company's systems," according to the filing. The malware has been removed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-18/hackers-steal-info-trinity
Angela Pringle selected as Richmond County schools superintendent in 7-2 vote

...candidate for the job."She understands how to gather and use data to adjust curriculum for the better and help better school systems," Cain said. "She's also shown that she knows how to incorporate community leaders, chambers, local businesses and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-19/angela-pringle-selected-r
Ripe for reform

...executive service" employee ? or equivalent medical professional ? still would have seven days to appeal to the Merit Systems Protection Board, which in turn has 21 days for an expedited adjudication. The MSPB's decision to retain or terminate is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
Successful, high-performing organizations rely on seven essentials

...due diligence is performed when making important decisions. They help new folks get on board quickly. Performance appraisal systems are essential in assessing individual performance. They facilitate communication between leaders and associates, enabling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-17/successful-high-
Democratic candidate for governor stresses innovation during Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School tour

...innovation" can be implemented into Georgia's education systems ? and to demonstrate to the CSRA that, if elected, he would...have changed ... we've gone through three separate math systems now," Carter said. "It's difficult for teachers and damaging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-13/carter-democra
Amazon to offer credit-card reader and mobile app for small businesses

NEW YORK - Amazon is taking aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/amazon-offer-credit-card-r
PTSD can lead to heart disease

...provided an overview of PTSD and the risk of heart disease. The effects of PTSD can have adverse effects on a number of systems that can affect the cardiovascular system, he said.PTSD can release stress hormones, similar to the "fight or flight response...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/ptsd-can-lead-heart-disease
On The Move

...Director of billingEmployer: Gold Cross EMSWork experience: He also serves as IT director.STEVEN JAMESNew job title: Systems engineer IEmployer: CMA TechnologyWork experience: He previously served in the Marine Corps where he worked as a data-networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-16/move
Report highlights ongoing concerns with aging SRS infrastructure

...radioactive waste storage tanks and with fire protection water supply systems in A-area."As a result, cannibalization of parts, costly...sustain functional performance of many facilities, equipment and systems," the report says.Energy Department spokesman Jim Giusti...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/report-highlights-ongoing-co