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Changes unlikely in SC congressional delegation

...about $7,000 along with debts of $355,000, most of that from the campaign of two years ago. Tinubu, a former Atlanta city councilwoman and Georgia lawmaker, would be the first black woman elected to Congress in the state. The district was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-12/changes-unlike
Across the region

...acres at the Fort McPherson site for $30 million and build up to 16 sound stages for the film studio, according to Atlanta city officials. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the U.S. Army still must sign off on any deal.Atlanta Mayor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/across-region
Report: Ga. governments have weak nepotism rules

...or appropriately enforced.In one case, Gwinnett County lets an elected official supervise his own girlfriend. An Atlanta city councilman votes on government spending that funds the paychecks of his brothers and sisters. In Clayton County, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-31/report-ga-governments-have-we
Augusta official likes idea of mandatory recycling

...service.Similar sanctions are already enforced in large cities such as Seattle, San Francisco and New York. The metro Atlanta city of Griffin has had mandatory recycling since 2007 to recover more of the 5,500 tons of residential waste it disposes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-01/augusta-official-likes-idea-
Atlanta may sell aging civic center

ATLANTA - Atlanta city officials are moving toward selling a major event venue - the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/atlanta-may-sell-aging-civic
Fred Russell's firing one of year's top stories

...annually plus a car allowance, retirement plan and insurance, significantly less than the average pay in most metro Atlanta cities and counties that responded to a 2012 Georgia salary survey.Since 2009, commissioners had complained the most about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-30/fred-russells-firing-one
Atlanta councilwoman DUI

ATLANTA - A longtime member of the Atlanta City Council has pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence and has been sentenced to probation.WSB-TV reports Councilwoman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/atlanta-councilwoman-dui
Georgia high court orders disbarment of Atlanta City Councilman Willis

...The Georgia Supreme Court ordered the revocation of an Atlanta city councilman's right to practice law in the state on...been a Georgia State Bar member since 2006, on the Atlanta City Council since 2001 and faces re-election in November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-07/georgia-high-court-orders-dis
Committee tells commissioners they shouldn't do work for city

...that we are softening up the stance," Mason said.Jurisdictions vary greatly in their approach. Most metro Atlanta cities and counties use an ethics board to rule on conflicts. State procurement law allows certain officials to bid on projects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-05-21/committee-tells-commissi
Atlanta officials, Falcons owner agree on terms for new stadium

...the state agency that owns the existing dome and would own the replacement.Reed also must get the blessing of the Atlanta City Council, though several members attended the announcement in the mayor's office, as did Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-07/atlanta-officials-falcons-own