Columbia County cuts ribbon at official grand opening of new BMX track and skate park

...better than I expected," said Luke, who topped the inaugural race field. "They can run nationals here."Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross was on hand for the ribbon-cutting and liked what he saw ? not just of the new track and...

Local leaders talk area growth

...happening in Augusta, but we've now got to connect those things and bring people back into the city."In Columbia County, Commission Chairman Ron Cross said that rapid growth is demanding change and requiring that officials respond.The county...

Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...Aug 6, 2014 By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, June 3, 2014 By By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 Columbia County Commission The Board of Commissioners seeks to provide the necessary county services in the most cost-efficient and...

Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...red clay to be exposed for longer than 14 days, each of which is a violation of state law.Trey Allen, the Columbia County commission member who represents Martinez, said the county is doing all it can to help."There is unfortunately not...

Columbia County Commission OKs first reading of revamped ordinance on stormwater utility rules, credits

Columbia County officials continued to advance their campaign to update the county's Stormwater Utility service by revamping how customers qualify for credits.

Rants & Raves

...When are you going to fix the pothole going into your parking lot? THIS WHOLE THING about Ron Cross and the Columbia County Commission trying to force promoters to give them tickets and backstage passes ... and then giving them to prominent...

Top stories of 2014: Battle for Columbia County hospital continues

...emergency services or a hospital has been part of Columbia County's long-term plan for some time, said Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross."We all agreed we needed a hospital," he said.University and Doctors were denied a...

Champions Club Roundup kicks off 36th annual Augusta Futurity

...welcomed men and women clad in cowboy hats and boots as well as area leaders like Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis and Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross at the annual Champions Club Roundup at the Morris Museum of Art.Morris thanked futurity...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:ATTENTION, COLUMBIA County Commission. The past two commissioners who rammed the stormwater tax down our throats were voted out the very next election. Good luck...

Columbia County commission passes vote to stormwater utility fees by 2017

Columbia County commissioners voted to implement a series of increases to the county's stormwater utility fee, more than doubling the current fee by 2017.