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Women in Philanthropy group award more than $132,000 in grants to women, children services

Nine grants, totalling $132,800, were awarded by Women in Philanthropy to organizations that provide services to women and children.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-27/women-philanthropy-award-gran
Book briefs

Poet Melissa Tuckey will give a public reading at the Aiken Center for the Arts from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-12/book-briefs
Juilliard in Aiken marks 7th year with tribute to late co-founder

Although one of the founders of Juilliard in Aiken died last April, his legacy continues.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-24/juilliard-aiken-marks
High school grads missing out on billions in Pell Grant funds

High school graduates across the country missed out on an estimated $2.9 billion worth of Pell Grant funds last year simply by not filling out a free application.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-19/high-school-grads-missing
Memorial honors victims families, encourages town progress

About 100 people gathered at the University of South Carolina Aiken Student Activity Center Saturday for the 10th annual Train Derailment Memorial Program titled "Celebrating Recovery, Moving Foward."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-03/memorial-honors-victims-famil
Notable Deaths of 2014

In 2014, the Augusta area lost artists and architects, lawyers and leaders, authors and athletes. Here are but a few to whom we said goodbye.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/notable-deaths-2014
Many people join forces to help ensure veterans' success in civilian life

I encourage you to join me in ensuring the continued success of USC Aiken in serving our veteran and military students.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/many-people-join
As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products colleges in and near Augusta enthusiastically support the measure, but some students unsure the bans will really stop smoking on school grounds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-02/georgia-colleges-ban-toba
Memorial to honor Graniteville train wreck victims on 10th anniversary

A memorial Saturday will honor those killed in a train wreck in Graniteville on the 10th anniversary of the derailment and chemical spill.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-31/memorial-honors-graniteville
Music by Turner: 'Inside Your Eyes' work of local talents

As a musician and a columnist, I never cease to be amazed at just how much astounding talent there is in our part of the world. You can now add Aiken's Lauren Meccia. Her new album, "Inside Your Eyes," is chock full of great musicianship and singing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-10-29/music-turner-inside-your-eyes