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Local officials warned to prepare for road funding plan

...local representatives for bad news."Now, we're going to have disagreements," said Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge. "I tell people we're going to have to roll up our sleeves and recognize that there is a greater good, and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/local-officials-warned-p
Environmental group distributing thyroid tablets in Vogtle area

...Concerned Citizens of Shell Bluff, a chapter of the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League, represents a small community...accident, said Lou Zeller, executive director of the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League. The group will distribute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/environmental-group-distribu
Ga. may get tax hike for roads

...different components to it that involved not only the motor-fuel tax but maybe an excise tax," said Ralston, R-Blue Ridge. "I'm sure it will be a combination of things that get us where we need to be."He said that he and other state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/ga-may-get-tax-hike-road
Don't request more - spend less

...but pay less in fuel taxes."I'm sure it will be a combination of things that get us where we need to be," the Blue Ridge Republican told reporters recently.Excuse us for being less sanguine than the House speaker when it comes to confiscating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-14/dont-request-more-spe
Georgia legislator, governor undecided on how to fund road work

...joint House-Senate study committee."I'm not certain what the final package will look like," said Ralston, R-Blue Ridge. "I'm sure we'll accept some options and reject others. But let me be clear on one point: doing nothing is not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-13/georgia-legislator-gover
Commission seeks delegation help in Atlanta

...Thursday as part of a package of new taxes needed to fund transportation infrastructure, House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, wouldn't commit to protecting those regions.A final transportation issue was presented by Thom Tuckey, director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/commission-seeks-delegat
Mary Meyer

...Leah. She is also survived by her sisters, Rebecca H. Barbel of Fayetteville, Georgia, and Hattie L. Cochran of Blue Ridge, Georgia, and her brother, Lester R. Hooks of Millen, Georgia. A memorial service will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173631454
GOP sets Ga House leadership

...holding caucus elections.The House Republicans voted to keep their leaders in place, with Speaker David Ralston of Blue Ridge at the top of the totem pole. The House GOP enjoyed a perfect day at the polls last week giving them no reason to fire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-11/gop-sets-ga-house-leader
Property Transfers

...Station, $195,900Eleanor G. Homeyer and Eleanor Golombiewski Homeyer to James Phat Thinh Nguyen, Section II, 202 Blue Ridge Court, Lot 25, Block B, Montclair, $150,000Bill Beazley Homes Inc. to Alexandra B. Vega and Daniel A. Vega...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-11-28/property-transfers
2014 Holiday Preview

...artisans; (803) 642-7631 HOLIDAY PANTHER MARKET PLACE: 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, Lakeside Middle School, 527 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans; vendors needed; tables $25; (706) 855-6900, nicole.ruge@ccboe.net BRUNCH WITH SANTA: 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-19/2014-holiday-preview