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Across South Carolina

...overwhelming discretion over whether video footage is released to the public.Attorney Taylor Smith noted that in one draft of the bill, if an individual has no current civil case against the police agency or isn't a criminal defendant, or otherwise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-05/across-south-carolina
Georgia legalizes fireworks sales

...the last minute when Sen. Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, tacked on amendments that solved problems some lawmakers had with the bill.Opponents contend fireworks are dangerous, but Harper and original sponsor Rep. Jay Roberts, also an Ocilla Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-05/georgia-legalizes-fireworks-
Protest wasn't peaceful

...The Chronicle seemed to have used the Bill of Rights to support the protesters...on the flag of the United States.The Bill of Rights clearly mentions "the right...guarantees journalistic integrity. Neither the Bill of Rights nor the First Amendment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-05/protest-wasnt-peaceful
Georgia child welfare reform legislation establishing child abuse registry signed into law

...helping young people.The reorganization called for by the bill, SB 138, creates district and state-level advisory...system recommended by a commission he appointed last year.The bill further grants foster parents and other care providers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-05/georgia-child-welfare-re
New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...makes Georgians safer and more efficient," he said.The bill will boost the tax on gasoline by 6 cents per gallon starting...locals to tax themselves," said Williams, R-Lyons.The bill also establishes a task force to recommend changes in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/new-georgia-road-funding
Report shows Georgia tourism industry grew to record level

...according to a report released Monday by the state just hours before Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law a new tax on it.The bill Deal signed adds a new tax of $5 per night for hotel and motel rooms with the money to go toward repairing roads and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-04/report-shows-georgia-touri
Hall of Famers steal show at NFL Draft

...Jim Kelly and Dick Butkus.The legendary former players were on hand to announce the second-round selections for the Bills and Bears, respectively. Kelly's appearance was spell-binding, and after a lengthy standing ovation, he told the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-01/hall-famers-steal-show-nfl-dr
Concealed carry bills could open reciprocity between Georgia and South Carolina

...before traveling to a state that recognizes South Carolina permits.Rep. Christopher Corley, R-Graniteville, said the bill could lead to reciprocity between the state and Georgia, where there are fewer restrictions on weapons carry permits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-01/concealed-carry-bills-co
Road-funding bill suffers defeat in SC Senate

...support the proposal as written. The bill raises an additional $800 million...accused Re pub li cans of killing the bill, as all "no" votes were Re publi...said. He doesn't want to debate the bill until there's a plan that can either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-30/road-funding-bill-suffers-def
History teacher uses unique methods to prepare students for Milestones

...providing detailed lessons on world and U.S. history. She encouraged musically talented students to create songs detailing the Bill of Rights, while others take lessons in Renaissance-era cooking. She even helped her students organize silent films...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-01/history-teacher-uses-uniq