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Georgia professor's ban on post-sneeze 'bless you' draws notice

...about Gardner's rule and thought he had crossed a line."I can understand classroom discipline," Stafford told the Times-Union, "but these are obviously adults. These aren't squirrelly ninth-graders."Gardner probably shouldn't haven't written...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/ga-professors-ban-post-sneez
Barbara Cohen

...of Statesville, NC; one sister, Hazel Ford of Spartanburg, SC; cousins, Ruby Franklin of Toccoa, GA and Helen Grady of Union, SC; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today, Thursday...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172274719
Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...are back in session, and vacation days are over. Your summer post cards have shown that you like to visit every state in the union, including the biggest - Alaska. The city has put goats to work eating up unwanted vegetation. Good. But as someone who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/bill-kirby
Across the Region

...and timely acceptance of responsibility, the government agreed to a reduced sentence, court documents show.In other newsA UNION COUPLE IS CHARGED with second degree assault and battery in an incident in which a woman was held down while a dog attacked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/across-region
Creative thinking would solve SEC and ACC schedule issues

...Tennessee and Vanderbilt.In the ACC, the southern wing of Clemson, Georgia Tech, Florida State and Miami are a perfect union. On the northern end, group conference newcomers Syracuse, Pitt, Louis ville and Boston College.That leaves six teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/creative-thinking-would-s
Police using military-grade equipment concerns some Augusta-area residents

...D-Ga., to introduce legislation to curtail the acquisition of military equipment.A report by the American Civil Liberties Union found that $4.3 billion worth of property had been transferred through the 1033 Program. The value of the property in 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-23/police-using-military-
Mary Andrews

...Almarita Williams, Columbia, SC; Beauteen (Saul) Walls, Union, NJ; brothers, Vernon Mosley, Elizabeth, NJ; Hernon...Mosley both of Swainsboro,GA; Jerome (Cynthia) Mosley, Union, NJ; adopted daughters, Catherine (Fred) Handy, Lucille...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172206342
Alaska popular with area vacationers

...are back in session, and vacation days are over. Your summer post cards have shown that you like to visit every state in the union, including the biggest ? Alaska.The 49th state leads our 50-state roundup, including a note from Dave and Judy Kriegel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-18/alaska-popular-area-vacatione
FIFA-Russia relations hit snag

...governing bodies have reason to at least warn the Russian Football Union of disciplinary action, neither has taken that step.Blatter's...makes miracles."It is possible that the Russian Football Union acted alone ?without government advice ? when it announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/fifa-russia-relation
'A naked abuse of power'

...of the political spectrum, who liken a Texas county prosecutor's farcical charges to banana-republic politics and Soviet Union-era show trials.Sensational headlines such as "Perry faces up to 105 years in prison" betray the political vindictiveness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power