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Events commemorate 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

...storm and to celebrate how far the region has come since the hurricane struck.Katrina was one of the deadliest storms in U.S. history. The hurricane's force and flooding ultimately caused more than 1,800 deaths and roughly $151 billion in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-29/events-commemorate-10th-anni
U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence making strides; still has long way to go

The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence is progressing as planned a little more...Fort Gordon of a decade ago. Since the December 2013 announcement that the U.S. Army Cyber Command ? an entity distinct from the Cyber COE ? would relocate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-26/us-army-cyber-center-excellen
US stocks jump after Chinese market surges

...buying mood again on Thursday, driving U.S. stocks higher for the second day in...Energy stocks surged as the price of U.S. oil jumped more than 10 percent...welcomed a report indicating that the U.S. economy expanded in the second quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-stocks-jump-after-chine
US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in second quarter

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last...GDP report provides a backward look at the U.S. economy. Since the spring, it has been...the rest of the developed world."The U.S. economy entered the current market turbulence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-economy-surged-37-perce
Former energy secretary backs plutonium disposal

...Federal lawmakers should work with the U.S. Energy Department to restructure a...because it would violate a treaty that the U.S. signed with Russia in 2000 to dispose...Team issued a report that found the U.S. could save $400 million a year if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/former-energy-secretary-backs
Augusta eye doctor agrees to pay additional civil payment

...Sponseller submitted false claims for payment for services that were either inadequately performed or not performed at all.The U.S. government also prosecuted Sponseller on criminal charges. In January 2014 he was sentenced to 33 months in prison and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-28/augusta-eye-doctor-agr
Civil suit will proceed against GRU officers

...traffic stop by a Georgia Regents University police officer has survived its first challenge in U.S. District Court.In an order filed Aug. 21, U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall dismissed a number of claims against the school and police officers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-27/civil-suit-will-procee
Freedom conference intends to help Augusta-area churches with spiritual battle

...associate pastor of the Celebrate Recovery ministry at The Sanctuary."In the 1940s, Europe and Asia were at war. The U.S. sat back and said, 'We don't want to get involved,' " he said. "On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan sneak attacked Pearl...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-08-28/freedom-conference-inten
Call out, and God will toss you a lifeline

...area. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, riptides cause about 45 drowning deaths in the U.S. annually.As I entered the water that Saturday afternoon, I was oblivious to such danger. Soon, however, I found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-08-28/call-out-and-god-will-to
Pennsylvania is behind Little League World Series team

...won the World Series title since Levittown in 1960 or the U.S. title since Shippensburg in 1990."At some points, I...years. In both 2010 and 2014, Pearland lost to the eventual U.S. champions.Solomon, who sports long dreadlocks, has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-28/pennsylvania-behind-litt