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Mosquito complaints increased last year

...nearly 2,100 more mosquito complaints last year than Colum bia County for what records suggest could be the result of more...Thornhill, an environmental health specialist with the Colum bia County Health Department.Thornhill urged residents to eliminate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/mosquito-complaints-increased
Augusta area rental market remaining hot

...single-family property rentals her firm handles, just two homes are available for lease.She referred to two recent Colum bia County home-rental listings for between $850 and $900 that leased within days as examples of the booming activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-07/augusta-are
More dead deer found along roads last year

...said Daniel Mayne, the operations manager at Columbia Coun ty Ani mal Services. He believes the recent spike in Colum bia County could be partly caused by vigorous development in Grovetown."We're starting to see some (deer) come out from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-10/more-dead-deer-found-along-ro
December pet adoptions fall at Augusta shelter

...County Animal Services. "We don't recommend pets to be given as presents."Mayne said December adoptions in Colum bia County have hovered at about 55 animals the past four years.He said responsible pet ownership comes with research and discussion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-28/december-pet-adoptions-fall-a
Cleanup bill lingers from ice storm that paralyzed area

...response to a Jan. 28 snowstorm that crippled metro Atlanta.Deal, along with Augusta May or Deke Cophenhaver and Colum bia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross, toured the damaged area by helicopter Feb. 13. The following week, storm-ravaged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-25/cleanup-bill-lingers-ice-sto
Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

...business life, my welfare has been determined by this community."Now living in Appling, Jackson was chairman of the Colum bia County Board of Education in the late 1960s.He was first elected to the Georgia House in 1979 and served in the chamber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Early voting begins Wednesday in Columbia County commission District 3 runoff

...runoff on Dec. 2. The story has been updated.Early voting begins Wednes day in the runoff election to decide the Colum bia County Board of Com missioners' District 3 seat.Elections Director Nancy Gay said early voting will be held from 8 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Fitness moms in Columbia County could star in reality TV show

...things go as planned, she could be one of the stars of a new reality series based on the lives of fitness moms in Colum bia County.Abell and three other county moms who compete were recently filmed for a pilot that will be pitched to cable TV networks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/fitness-moms-columbia-county-
12th Congressional District candidates John Barrow, Rick Allen debate issues in Evans

...moved from Au gusta's Islamic Community Cen ter, and many guests questioned the decision."I'm pretty upset," Colum bia County resident Walker Rhea said. "I can't get into a public debate? That's not right at all. ... If it had just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-27/12th-congressi
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: KUDOS TO THE Colum bia County Commission for balancing the new $190 million annual budget without imposing a property tax increase. Now, if you can figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/rants-raves