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Kickstarter users search for the secret to being chosen 'Staff Pick'

NEW YORK - Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Good luck with that.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/kickstarter-users-search-s
Nonprofits examine effects of online crowdfunding on traditional giving campaigns

Crowdfunding - where lots of people give small donations online to various projects or social ventures - may be competition for traditional charitable organizations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-29/nonprofits-examine-effects
Elsie Reid

...married and moved to Philadelphia where Elsie taught high school science while pursuing an MA in Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Beginning a family, Elsie chose to be home with their four children, taking on leadership positions in...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173103681
Ripe for reform

Honestly, where's the accountability?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
Ex-governors urge citizenship test for students

COLUMBIA - Three former South Carolina governors are pushing for high school students to take the same test that immigrants must pass to become a U.S. citizen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-17/ex-governors-urge-citizenship
Hall of Fame basketball coach, beloved broadcaster Jack Ramsay dies at 89

MIAMI - Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach before becoming one of the NBA's most-respected broadcasters, has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 89.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-28/hall-fame-basketball-coach-be
Planning ahead will keep your new puppy safe

We bought food bowls, borrowed a crate and dusted off baby gates. But soon after we adopted our 13-week-old puppy, we discovered the house really wasn't ready.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-04-05/planning-ahead-will-keep-your-new-p
Crossword creator marks 100th birthday with puzzle

PHILADELPHIA - What is a nine-letter word for a significant event? Try "milestone." Longtime crossword constructor Bernice Gordon recently marked two big ones: She turned 100 on Jan.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/crossword-creator-marks-100th-birth
The Artside: Morris Gala to offer first look at Bartlett's art

When the Morris Museum of Art presents its 21st gala on Friday, March 7, patrons will have the first look at a grand selection of Bo Bartlett's paintings, along with an exhibit of works by his wife, Betsy Eby.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-03/artside-morris-gala-o
Doctor makes stage-door visits on Broadway

...actor, "but I think everybody did at some point," he said with a laugh.) He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and was in private practice in Sacramento, Calif.He made a comfortable life for himself but grew tired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-23/doctor-makes-stage-door-visi