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3 open Ga. congressional races dominated by GOP

...elected Democrats in state and local offices who would be obvious choices to run.Tony Center of Savannah, a Chatham County commissioner and former county Democratic Party chairman, said he doubts any Democratic officeholders will risk their positions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-06-16/3-open-ga-congressional-races-domin
Analysis: Ga. Senate opening attracts many candidates

...prompt state Rep. Ben Watson, R-Savannah, to seek a promotion to Georgia's upper chamber. Perhaps a Chatham County commissioner will try for Watson's seat, opening up a spot in local government.There are likely to be other legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-03-30/analysis-ga-se
City solicits bids to run buses

...transit system.In fact, a private company has managed Savannah's bus system for about 20 years, said Chatham County Commissioner Patrick Shay. The advantage of a private-public partnership is efficiency, he said."The problem with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-17/city-solicits-bids-run-buses
Metro | Augusta Public Transit | Transportation
Former Savannah talk radio host enters race to challenge Barrow

...conservative politics under the pseudonym Ben Bennett. He was fired in 2006 after the station settled a lawsuit by a Chatham County commissioner who accused Mr. Crystal of slander. Mr. Crystal, 37, joins former congressional staffer John Stone of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/15/met_195097.shtml
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Across Georgia

...audit after firing its police chief of nine years in June. County wants more for housing prisoners SAVANNAH - Chatham County commissioners want the state to pay $3.5 million for the cost of housing state prisoners in the county's jail between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/03/met_106915.shtml
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Immigration becomes local topic

...that could actually pass laws that would have some bite and that would actually deter illegal immigration," Chatham County Commissioner Dean Kicklighter said. Another reason for the hesitancy is the possibility of spending large amounts defending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/30/met_106496.shtml
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...Airfield have pitted the needs of the military against the interests of private property owners - a dilemma Chatham County commissioners must now resolve. Today, the commission again will consider adoption of the Tricentennial Plan, which maps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/20/met_101196.shtml
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Across Georgia

...shooting SAVANNAH -A second man has been cleared of a murder charge in the shooting death of the son of a Chatham County commissioner, but he will still serve time in prison. A jury found Javonni McKinney innocent in the killing of Harris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/19/met_397692.shtml
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State justices disbar attorney

...committing "illegal acts as an attorney in a predatory nature against a client." Mr. Jackel is a former Chatham County commissioner. In October, Mr. Jackel pleaded guilty to one count each of sexual battery and solicitation of oral sex...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/18/met_353213.shtml
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Augusta approves finance director

...folk (involved)." Chatham County commissioners voted last year to cut...meet the fiscal needs of Chatham County." Commissioner Steve Shepard, who obtained the memo, said the Chatham County commissioner's belief that reserve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/met_343605.shtml
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