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County plays the name game

...officials concerning a new city in the Martinez-Evans area that might be incorporated and then consolidated with Columbia County's government. It's an idea some county officials say could better help place Columbia County on the map, giving it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/09/met_31164.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
Key Columbia County projects listed

...focus on stormwater issues, road improvements and recreation enhancements. Mr. Cross says consolidation of Columbia County's government with a new city encompassing the Evans/Martinez area would provide franchise fees that would pay for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/03/met_8453.shtml
Metro
County panel formulates decision on government

...We're not talking about changing any part of Columbia County's government that the people are happy with," task force...expressed what we've expressed all along: Columbia County's government does a good job," Mr. Rees said. "I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/25/met_293625.shtml
Metro
Crowded license office will move to bigger space

...reimbursement from the state Department of Motor Vehicle Safety. The existing driver's license office inside Columbia County's government complex on Ronald Reagan Drive is about 900 square feet. "The space is inadequate, and we're having a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/17/met_392522.shtml
Metro
County considers new mayor/CEO position

...commission chairman serving in a mayor/chief executive officer position would be the best structure for Columbia County's government. The mayor/CEO would be elected at-large, would potentially hold veto power over the five-member county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/15/met_279384.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
Motor vehicle office in Evans gets lease

...the branch. Earlier this year, the county began negotiating with the state agency to get it to move out of Columbia County's Government Complex, where waiting areas are crowded and parking is limited. The county will pay $2,481 a month in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/19/met_416069.shtml
Metro
Rants and raves

...it's just a smokescreen for the commissioners to find more ways to increase our taxes. The only "fix" that Columbia County's government needs is removing people like Ron Cross from power. WHEN I WAS A KID, I lived in fear that the communists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-01-31/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Democrat wants more people on board

...more than five commissioners have not been as efficient as the five-person boards," he said. Changing Columbia County's government structure also would involve the Legislature, and there doesn't seem to be strong support there, either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/31/met_448944.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
Columbia County needs green space

...dealership; and fecal material still apparently being dumped into it by a business in Columbia County. I hope Columbia County's government will realize that protecting our environment is good for business and quality of life for all citizens, not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/24/let_444535.shtml
Letters
News you can use

...fences and reflectors to deter deer. These devices haven't been proven to reduce accidents, according to Columbia County's government Web site. IF YOU HIT A DEER: - Do not touch the deer. It could be frightened or injured and hurt you and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/07/met_111649.shtml
Metro