Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...Wal-Mart worker shareholders who have been calling on Wal-Mart empire to implement a new policy establishing an independent chairperson, Wal-Mart and the Waltons have once again decided to elevate family members to powerful positions," he said.The meeting...

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal celebrates win, lays out second-term priorities

...party lines, and that's healthy."Deal also announced his inauguration committee on Wednesday, including honorary co-chairpersons Banks and Missy Burgess whose son, Mack Burgess, worked for the state party and died in a car crash in mid-October at...

Efforts to regulate Augusta commission members' travel rejected

...one committee vote in favor of the item, said his raised hand sometimes got missed, allowing another commissioner to say what he wanted to say first."Oftentimes, we have a hand up and the chairperson can't see us," he said.

Senators consider new vote

...The mayor pro tempore would appoint committees and their chairpersons, and the administrator would come to council just like he...The mayor pro tempore would appoint committees and their chairpersons, and the administrator would come to council just like he...

Praises Community Trust Initiative

...with a smooth cadence. A booklet containing the program and overview - a list of a steering committee, tentative committee chairpersons and members - was given to each person in attendance. Dr. Julius Scott, the keynote speaker and former president of Paine...

Letters | Augusta State University | Paine College
Voters should decide

...electing an at-large school board chairperson. The Board of Education has scheduled...districtwide election of a school board chairperson, but it did not - not even when it...came up with no good reason why the chairperson should not be elected or why it makes...

Editorials | Evans High School
Group objects to voting for school leader

...argument that changing to an at-large elected countywide chairperson of the (board) would add value or improve the educational...the state's 183 school systems have countywide elected chairpersons. Also Tuesday, the board gave tentative approval to a proposed...

Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Former official says leadership is key

...people to follow you." Mayors in the old city of Augusta had veto power and the power to appoint city council committees and chairpersons, actions that could be overturned by a two-thirds vote. The main problem in Augusta today is that most people have lost...

Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Forum lets 3 lawmakers talk reform

...with a quorum of seven Gives the mayor pro tem the power to preside at commission meetings and the power to appoint members chairpersons and officers of committees Would be enacted by approval of the General Assembly Reach Jennifer Hilliard at (706) 823-3220...

MLB notes

...grounder. YANKEES: Hal and Hank Steinbrenner were made co-chairpersons by their father, owner George Steinbrenner . The sons took...Steinbrenner Swindal and Jessica Steinbrenner , were made vice chairpersons along with their mother, Joan Steinbrenner . PHILLIES...