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Columbia County school system picks state model with flexibility, mandates

...sort of waiver year to year, depending on their individual needs. For several years, budgetary matters forced Columbia Coun ty to increase its class sizes beyond state mandates. This year, the school system has moved to reduce the size of most of those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-02/columbia-county-school-sy
Barbara Lord

...Tallahassee, Fla.; Paul Bailey, Augusta; Charles Bailey, North Augusta; Richard Bailey, Augusta; Jimmy Bailey, North Augusta; Ty Bailey, Jackson, S. C.; and Bill Bailey, Mesa Arizona. She also had many other relatives and friends. Barbara and Earl...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175708163
Railing height an issue for new Braves stadium after fan's death

...raises questions about the height of guard rails at the team's new stadium that is to open in 2017.The Braves say they had safe ty in mind when planning Sun Trust Park, well before Greg ory Murrey's death Satur day.Team officials Monday would not release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-31/railing-height-issue-new
Richmond County sheriff's emphasis on traffic enforcement could influence driver behavior, officials say

...enforcement ? to gain voluntary compliance.Georgia Regents Univer si ty student Asia Hernton said she's seen firsthand how enforcement can influence behavior in Richmond Coun ty. She lives in the Kis sing bow er Road area and has grown accustomed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-30/richmond-county-sherif
O.T. Howard Jr.

...Amanda Howard Scouten, Deborah Howard Swager, Tim Howard, Andrew Lee Taylor, Alison Howard Parrish, Evan McClintock and Ty McClintock; 9 great-grandchildren; sister: Louise Parham; aunt: Inez Roberts and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175690304
Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

...Augusta Community Center about the legendary Ty Cobb, who lived in Augusta from 1904 to...recent years.The books he named are The Ty Cobb Educational Foundation Through 50 Years...Loran Smith (2007), my own biography, Ty Cobb: Safe At Home (2008), and the latest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-29/ramblin-rhodes-latest
1987 shooting of out-of-towner still stumps Columbia County police

With Wanda Huggins lacking any family ties in the area, Columbia Coun ty investigators aren't sure why she might have been traveling through Appling in 1987.Decades after her bullet-ridden body...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-16/1987-shooting-out-town
Grovetown man says he was victim of road rage

...deputies he was on Inter state 20 when he passed a Chevrolet Silverado occupied by two black males, according to a Richmond Coun ty Sheriff's Office report.As the vehicles approached Washington Road, the passenger of the Silve rado rolled down his window...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-16/grovetown-man-says-he-
Rape victim's lawsuit against hospital revived

...decision by the Georgia Court of Appeals.The lawsuit against Select Specialty Hospital had been thrown out of Rich mond Coun ty State Court, but the July 6 appellate decision sided with the plaintiff in finding evidence of a series of sexual assaults at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-15/rape-victims-lawsuit-a
Augusta Commission's travel budget tapped out

...pay to attend an upcoming Association Coun ty Commissioners of Georgia convention out...biannual events held by Asso ciation Coun ty Com mis sioners of Georgia and the Geor gia...of members ? five ? the Columbia Coun ty Commission has a $60,000 travel and training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-15/augusta-commissions-trav