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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
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
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
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
How do you cultivate good, 'un-rotten' apples in the teaching profession?

Too much blame is placed on the teacher for the poor ratings in educational advancement, as compared to other industrialized nations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/how-do-you-culti
'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different incarnations of this holiday ballet.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/nutcracker-fans-have-
Foundation awards grants to local non-profits

At a ceremony Friday at the Enterprise Mill Events Center, the Community Foundation of the CSRA awarded $550,000 in unrestricted grants to 39 local non-profit agencies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/foundation-awards-grants-loc
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
Gospel Warriors mime conference in fourth year

About 200 participants in three age groups - youth, teen and adult - learned the basics of mime, how to apply makeup, choreography, and facial expressions, all for the purpose of praising God.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-26/gospel-warriors-mime-con