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Richmond County school board questions increased travel costs

Although the majority of travel costs are covered by grant funding rather than the district's general budget, Richmond County teachers, administrators and board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-01-14/richmond-county-school-bo
Let up on the gas

...running of the government?Having said that, we again don't begrudge our elected leaders from having reasonable travel costs paid for. We just seriously doubt they're as efficient with them as they could be.The commission will be dipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-03/let-gas
A new level of shame

...death benefits to the families of fallen troops.Some 26 families have been denied the benefits ? $100,000, plus travel costs ? since the government shutdown started Oct. 1.We can't think of anything lower than denying benefits to troops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-10/new-level-shame
Lower airfare, cheaper gas for Thanksgiving travel

...spending money.Travelers are seeing savings on airfare and at the pumps as they make final travel arrangements.Air travel costs, which have dropped for the second year in a row, are down 11 percent from last year, according to AAA.Gas prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-19/lower-airfare-cheaper-gas-tha
Volleyball star is adjusting to motherhood

...added P&G as a sponsor. She's helping with the campaign that will raise money for youth sports programs and pay the travel costs for more than 800 mothers of U.S. Olympians and Paralympians. The company has also come out with patriotic products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-05-12/volleyball-star-adjusting-motherh
Ga. legislators delay cost-of-living pay hike

...earn a base salary of $17,342 a year. They are also eligible to receive $173 per day in expenses, and more in travel costs when doing official business.House Speaker David Ralston called the pay freeze "very appropriate."The pay hike...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-13/ga-legislators-delay-cost-li
Latest News | Government
Ga. city seeks to be medical destination

...one of its four existing hospitals because of the aggressive treatments offered. Most private insurance covers the travel costs. As a result, patients of the company's Philadelphia hospital fill 100-150 hotel beds per night, according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-08-03/ga-city-seeks-be-medical-des
New regions set in GHSA

...regions for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years. According to the GHSA Web site, the goals were to cut down on travel costs and time away from class.Amongst the Augusta-area schools, only Hephzibah must wait a little longer to know everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2011-12-06/new-regions-set-ghsa
Accreditation verdict coming for Aiken schools

...vision for the district while saving money. The district will spend $20,350, with $15,000 more budgeted for travel costs, on this year's five-year accreditation. The one-time cost is less than the $200,000, not including travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2009-11-18/accreditation-verdict-com
Education | Education
Aiken Tech ranked in middle on spending

...College ranked in the middle -- 55th in expenditures, including in-state, out-of-state and contract-employee travel costs -- out of 110 state agencies and schools listed in a report from the comptroller general's office. Nine of the technical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2009-11-17/aiken-tech-ranked-middle-
Education | Education