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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Editorial: Unacceptable acceptance

In the end, the Ravens and the NFL did the right thing. Belatedly.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Editorial: Survey says?

As for the responses - scant as they are - what do city leaders plan to do with them?
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: 'Wicked' enable abortion

When you meet Jesus, and you surely will, you won't be able to tell Him you "didn't know" - for now you do know!
By Gene Binet and M.D.

Letter: Look at Obama's actions

Based on actions, not speeches, which ideology do you suppose Israel's prime minister believes our president adheres to?
By Frank Chandler

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Editorial: Unswerving ideals

Cathy's greatest contribution might be to future generations as a role model.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Cast vote for Rick Allen

I know Rick Allen to be an honest, caring, family man who has been able to get good things done.
By J.K. Widener Jr.

Letter: Vote for more productivity

There was a time when America produced all the food, items and products that it needed, plus plenty to ship out of the country.
By Charles M. Stone

Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Letter: Treat yourself to books

I want to inspire and promote positive book-reading in the Augusta community.
By E. Maner

Letter: Republicans ruinous

Yes, President Obama has added significantly to the debt, but look at the mess he inherited.
By Jim McGaughy

Editorial: Be someone's superhero

You have the power to help your community right now through United Way.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Letter: He didn't see this

There is a simple reason Dr. King didn't see today's transgressions. He went up to the mountaintop, not down in the gutter.
By Kevin Palmer

Letter: Candidates should sign pledge

Voters like me don't want to see special interests buy elections.
By Thomas Portney

Letter: Today mirrors woes of 1861

If you still believe we are in better shape today than we were eight years ago, you are only kidding yourself and blind to reality.
By Richard Wilson

Letter: Police getting too militarized

Rest assured, there will be more incidents such as Ferguson, Mo.
By Andy Windham

Guest Column: Paine College will emerge successfully from restructuring -- no problem

Should Paine expect removal of accreditation status? Certainly not!
By Matthew Hutcherson, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Give groups access to suffering animals

Welcome to Augusta - home of the Masters Tournament and Augusta's animal prison.
By Michele Wacker

Editorial: Charting new paths

State and local officials clamor for more "local control" of education. And control doesn't get any more local than parents.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014


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