Be a Labor Day job creator

...need or use, make sure they're in good condition and head to your nearest Goodwill donation center. We'll take it from there!James K. StiffAugusta (The writer is president of Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA.)

Help | The Augusta Chronicle

...Most will not exceed 300 words. A letter must include the writer's name and city, which will be published, and an address...telephone number for verification, which will not be published. Writers may be limited to one letter every 30 days. Open letters...

Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

A number of economists, including editorial writers of The Wall Street Journal, have suggested that our oppressive...facto oligarchy running our country is unthinkable. (The writer is a professor emeritus of financial economics at the University...

Kirby: Test your 'Kirby's Augusta' IQ

...instructor.B. An Augusta preacher and Camp Gordon chaplain.C. A fellow enlistee from Hephzibah.D. A Chronicle editorial writer. 2. Legend says Broad Street's notorious "Haunted Pillar" was cursed by:A. An angry preacher.B. Augusta business...

To avoid another Ferguson, we must 'be real' with one another

...relationships.Trust is built on knowledge. I trust you because I know you are key to the question Rodney King asked. (The writer is a former Augusta City Council member and a retired labor relations manager from Bechtel Savannah River Inc.)

Recent editorial on religious free speech obscures the real answers

...separation, in this case they have a valid point. Tax-free donations should not be used to support specific candidates. (The writer is president of the Central Savannah River Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.)

Mimicking airlines, hotel fees go sky-high

...high or low floor or the option to have quieter, nonconnecting rooms.Then there was the fee Hank Phillippi Ryan, a mystery writer, faced while in town to sign copies of her new book Truth Be Told at a convention. Before heading to the airport, she went...

Being a Girl Scout volunteer can have a huge community impact

...does society. Call (706) 774-0505 today to join and volunteer, or visit www.ghsg.org.We can't wait for you to become a Girl Scout volunteer! (The writer is chief executive officer of Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.)

The Blitz - Week 2

Watch this week's episode of The Blitz, featuring staff writers Wayne Staats and David Lee, as they report from Westside High School. Watch The Blitz

Jamal Richard comes up big in Greenbrier win

...Jarrett Troxler's debut as Greenbrier's coach."He's so fast and he runs with a lot of conviction," Troxler said."He wants to win so bad, and he's such a team player. He runs like he wants to win."? Wayne Staats, staff writer