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Augusta event aims to shine light on bullying

...said during Family and Community night at the Alternative Education Center at Lamar, located near the Academy of Richmond Coun ty campus in Augusta. "It's that simple."Craig was the keynote speaker in an event that featured leaders from six organizations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-30/augusta-event-aims-shine-
Feds pressure air bag maker at center of recalls

...bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.The National Highway Traffic Safe ty Administration sent letters Wednes day to Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. and 10 automakers seeking information in a widening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/feds-pressure-air-bag-make
Barrow casts vote early to rally district

...Democrat declined to predict victory on Nov. 4.Barrow cast his ballot shortly before noon inside the Augusta-Richmond Coun ty Municipal Building's Advance Voting Center. When he left, he shrugged off Allen's prediction last month that Georgia's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-27/barrow-casts-v
Aiken motorcycle wreck kills Harlem man

A late-night wreck Saturday killed a Harlem man in Aiken Coun ty.According to a statement from the Aiken coroner, Joe Dansby, 65, died about 11:30 p.m. in a motorcycle crash.Dansby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-12/aiken-motorcycle-wreck-kills
Across South Carolina

...condition and were negligent in handling his care.Fired jailer's lawsuit contested by sheriffROCK HILL, S.C. - York Coun ty's sheriff wants a judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former jail officer who says his free speech rights were violated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-18/across-south-carolina
Across Georgia

...business that sells guns to customers online.Bonaire resident Brian Gross has twice been denied a business license by Houston Coun ty commissioners. On Wednes day, a Superior Court judge ordered commissioners to grant the license, saying they had no legitimate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-11/across-georgia
Ty Dillon pulls away, earns first Nationwide Series victory

INDIANAPOLIS - For a first time winner, Ty Dillon had the Brickyard's winning tradition down as cold as the celebratory beer he chugged outside his car."We get to kiss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-26/ty-dillon-pulls-away-earns
Manufacturers worry about proposed excise tax implications

...Walter Sprouse said in an e-mail. "If the excise tax is implemented, and a manufacturing company is considering Richmond Coun ty and also considering another Georgia county without the excise tax, we are automatically at a disadvantage for bringing those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-04/manufacture
Corporal punishment: How far is too far?

...speak with new teachers and administrators and I'll flat out say, 'Keep your hands off the kids.' "As to why Richmond Coun ty evolved from paddling to other forms of punishment ? such as detention, suspension or expulsion ? Deputy Superintendent Tim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-27/corporal-punishment-how-far-
Hospitals face readmission fines

...campus; Southeastern Regional (CTCA) in Newnan; St. Mary's Hospital in Athens; Turning Point Hospital in Moultrie; and Ty Cobb Regional in Lavonia.Medicare levied penalties against 433 more hospitals nationally than it did last year. The average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-05/hospitals-face-readmission-f