•  
  •  
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
Ripe for reform

Honestly, where's the accountability?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-17/ripe-reform
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
Heat bounce back to defeat Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS - LeBron James and the Miami Heat rebounded nicely from a two-game skid.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-12-07/heat-bounce-back-defeat-wolve
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
Ruth Patrick, legendary SC ecologist, dies at 105

PHILADELPHIA - Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to measure pollution in rivers and streams, has died. She was 105.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-24/ruth-patrick-legendary-sc-eco
June brings influx of postcards from points far and near

...Fla. She has sent at least 13 postcards over the past few weeks. Several show the unique gargoyles at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.Kayla Rayburn, 15, of Hephzibah, sends a card from the Great Smoky Mountains and reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-27/june-brings-influx-postcards-