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A need for more reform

...highest probation rate. Why are one in 13 adults under some form of correctional supervision in Georgia, compared to the national average of one in 31 adults?Perhaps the state is making it too easy to get on probation, and too difficult to get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-29/need-more-reform
South Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook vows to get back to tournament in 2016

...Kentucky to start Southeastern Conference play went 15-22 to finish at 32-25 and in the very unfamiliar spot: outside the national tournament."We're going to work tirelessly to ensure that when I'm sitting up here next year at this time, we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-29/south-carolina-baseball-
Congressman seeks uniform drug, medication standards sought in horse racing

...The legislation would allow USADA to create a drug agency specifically for racing. USADA, an independent agency, is the national anti-doping organization in the U.S. for the Olympics.Tonko hopes to present the bill ?the Thoroughbred Horse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-29/congressman-seeks-uniform-drug-me
Regional storms possible tonight

Forecasters are warning of thunderstorms and high winds in parts of central and north Georgia.The National Weather Service says scattered thunderstorms and rain are expected to last until tonight near I-20 and I-85 corridors.Forecasters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-28/storms-tonight-middle-georgi
Ramblin' Rhodes: Morris' paradise found performing?'Trop Rock'

...imagine," Morris recalled. "Our big claim to fame other than playing teen towns or women's clubs was playing at the National Guard Armory at Lake Olmstead opening for The Candymen, which featured Roy Orbison. We thought we were really hot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-27/ramblin-rhodes-morris
Clamor for your privacy

...setting new benchmarks in the cause of privacy and human freedom.Unfortunately, the new standards are Orwellian, with the National Security Agency collecting information on every American's phone calls.This, despite the fact, as columnist Robinson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/clamor-your-privacy
Rants & Raves

...make a logical comment or ask for some decency and respect get thumbs down. Not much better than the trash you see on the national Web sites. HOMOSEXUALITY is wrong. Sure, times have changed ? God's word (the Bible) has not. God still loves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-27/rants-raves
Old Davidson school sale delayed

...hands and onto the county tax rolls after many years of vacancy failed deals.The 1930s-era structure, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, has sat vacant since 1997 when John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School moved to its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-27/old-davidson-school-sale-
Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...in the 2014 Best & Brightest Awards. The Aiken High School marching band was chosen to represent South Carolina at the National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C., making it the only school from the area selected. Don't Miss ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
System checks teacher-prep by graduate ability

...Georgia and beyond," he said."Hopefully, the (evaluation) data will further confirm our belief."According to the National Council on Teacher Quality, UGA and the state's other schools could be better. In the council's latest ranking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/system-checks-teacher-prep-gr