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Stay put or move forward?

...last time you caught yourself thinking, "Wow, Augusta's government is running so smoothly. How can we keep this sterling track record going?"Augusta's government ? with its divisions and difficulties ? hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-13/stay-put-or-move-forw
DeLoach: Let's end debate and act on repairing Augusta's government

IN A RECENT article discussing proposed changes to Augusta's government, Sen. Charles Walker, D-Augusta, stated, "Let the debate begin." I have news for the senator: This debate has been going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/16/op_333845.shtml
Opinion columns
Keep it simple

...the bull by the horns. And as we've seen with Augusta's government structure, when everybody's in charge, nobody's...strangled in red tape.Some have said that if Augusta's government was a business, it would go out of business in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-26/keep-it-simple
Augusta's can't-do attitude

When are Augusta's government leaders going to believe in Augusta the way the rest of us do...private-sector leaders are so successful in raising money and Augusta's government is so inept at it? It's not that Augustans don't believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/edi_426994.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Spirit of Jim Crow still lives

Despite criticism of Augusta's government from people living inside and outside Richmond...percent white and 25 percent black, yet North Augusta's government consists of a white mayor, a white city administrator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/let_338671.shtml
Letters
Commission voices concerns

Raising emergency 911 fees and changing Augusta's government dominated Wednesday's joint meeting between Richmond...subject arose of changing the law that defines how Augusta's government works. Commissioner Don Grantham said legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/09/met_436729.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Savannah River Site
Let racial majority rule Augusta

A lot of people are criticizing Augusta's government; however, they do not understand the real struggle that's going on. The central issue is about power and who will hold that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/06/let_439132.shtml
Letters
Vote - you have the power

Who do you think is really in charge of Augusta's government? The mayor? The commission? No. It's you...selected commission candidates who can transform Augusta's government into a high-performing, professional, consensus-building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/06/edi_151208.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Keep EMA independent

There are many good savings suggestions in an Atlanta's firm's independent audit of Augusta's government, but there's one that makes virtually no sense: to fold the Emergency Management Agency into the Augusta-Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/14/op_253388.shtml
Opinion columns
Criticisms of Augusta government not always race-based

It didn't take long for someone to pull out the race card concerning the special grand jury's report on Augusta's government and, more specifically, the fire department. As long as this city exists, there will be blacks and whites...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/26/let_349753.shtml
Letters | Augusta State University | Paine College