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Mentoring program expected to help Richmond County Alternative Education Center students in choice-making

...students assigned to the alternative school will be required to participate in a two-hour...of the CSRA, said the mentoring program will help students learn about making good choices...launch of the Boys and Girls Club program will come as the alternative school also pilots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-31/mentoring-program-expecte
Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it ? and in the span of...President Thomas Bach said. "We know China will deliver on its promises."The IOC's...Friday's results mean the Olympics will be held three times in a row in east Asia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-31/olympics-are-returning-b
Aiken authorities, attorney general respond to concerns over sheriff's domestic violence policy

...relay to their subordinates that no charges will be made if the victim doesn't want to...statement by the victim stating that no charges will be pursued. "The deputy on scene should...victim did not want to prosecute, the case will be thrown out of court, the case will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-07-31/aiken-authorities-atto
Shift from refinancings to home mortgages is increasing in Augusta

...experts believe that a gradual upward trend will continue as the economy improves and the...mortgage rates, refinancing originations will fall steadily through 2017," Moody's...trough, and that therefore few people will wish to do so when rates start going up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/shift-refinancings-home-mo
Devices using voice-recognition technology bring more privacy concerns

...to find something to watch on some TVs, and an upcoming Barbie doll will include an Internet-connected microphone that will hear what's being said.These innovations will confront people with a choice pitting convenience against privacy as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/devices-using-voice-recogn
Prayer rally planned Sunday in front of Augusta's Planned Parenthood

...to cease funding Planned Parenthood with federal tax dollars."We are just praying that next week when Washington votes they will defund Planned Parenthood," Shipp said.The prayer rally is a grassroots effort without sponsors, Shipp said. It is intended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/prayer-rally-planned-sunday-
C-SPAN programming showcases Augusta history, literary life this weekend

...Augusta's historical sites and local authors will be in the television spotlight this weekend...of Historic Augusta. "Hopefully, it will bring some tourists to the area.""People...Augusta and Aiken in Golf's Golden Age. He will talk about why golf became so popular in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-31/c-span-programming-showcases
Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 150 years

...Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church will listen as clerk Eleanor Hopson reads the...and repair the floor. The next project will be installing new stained glass or a mural...traditional anniversary service and dinner will be held Aug. 9 beginning at 11 a.m.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-07-31/bottsford-spring-mission
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

...DE JANEIRO - The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events...bacteria from sewage in venues where athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...Malaysia.He went on to say that "there will be people pushing for all sorts of other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus
Michaux: Rahmeer Carter's next leap is on big stage

Rahmeer Carter will miss freshman orientation and his first...events in the AAU Junior Olympics, which will take place Aug. 3-8 at Norfolk State...Olympics. Only two girls from the Flyers will join Carter in Virginia ? 13-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-30/michaux-rahmeer-car