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Editorial: Signs of pollution

You wouldn't think of putting a billboard on the side of City Hall. Or NASCAR-style advertising on police cars. Or a classified ad on the mayor's hat.So what makes people think they can clog...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/editorial-signs-pollu
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...the very next day the work will begin. Commissioners will meet and the gavel will fall. It will be a brand new day at City Hall. If city department heads in the crosshairs of Augusta Commission members make it through December, everything's gonna...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...the very next day the work will begin. Commissioners will meet and the gavel will fall. It will be a brand new day at City Hall. The good news is it was a slow week for local politics. The bad news is I'm not writing about local politics this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Savannah selling St. Patrick's parking spaces in advance

SAVANNAH, Ga. - If you're planning to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Savannah next month, City Hall is selling reserved parking spaces more than two weeks in advance of the sprawling festival and parade.Savannah's Mobility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/savannah-selling-st-patr
Good intention, poor execution

...matters get over-complicated. And when problems occur, lack of centralized authority creates an accountability vacuum at city hall.Davis believes, and we concur, that commissioners should function as a policy-making board of directors, leaving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-25/good-intention-poor-e
Grovetown preparing for growth

...evolves, he hopes its rich history is also preserved and remembered.Lord helps maintain the city's museum next to City Hall, which features memorabilia dating back to Grovetown's incorporation in 1881.Founded as a rural community and evolving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-21/grovetown-preparing-growth
Savannah's jailed ex-police chief to get six-figure pension

...police department.Lovett's longevity is also protecting him from having to return at least a portion of his pension to City Hall. Georgia law says public workers convicted of crimes related to their jobs lose retirement benefits equal to three times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-19/savannahs-jailed-ex-po
Mayor schedules 'office hours'

Mayor Hardie Davis' second "Office Hours" event outside city hall will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 pm. Thursday at Jason's Deli, 2907 Washington Road.Davis' guest will be interim District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/mayor-schedules-office-h
Fillmore liked Augusta and it liked him back

...president praised the men and women of Augusta, the newspaper said, and bragged on the Signers Monument in front of City Hall.Augusta was smitten."Rarely (is) seen any public man, who was so successful in making a most favorable impression...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-14/fillmore-liked-augusta-and-it
War memorial divides Greenwood

...mayor planned to put the old plaques in the county museum. For now, they remain on the monument and the new ones sit in City Hall storage, waiting for the Legislature to act. "I am fully aware this is much tougher than I ever expected," Adams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-06/war-memorial-divides-greenwo