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Taylor declares run for District 122 seat while Duncan mulls decision

At least one, perhaps both, of Columbia County's newest commissioners intend...seat mid-term to take a job with a Columbia lobbying firm.Taylor said Harbin's...state politics will be a big loss for Columbia County, which is why he felt compelled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/taylor-declares-run-dist
Haley vetoes money to promote Woodrow Wilson Home

COLUMBIA - Calling it "old-fashioned pork...marketing of the Woodrow Wilson Home in Columbia, $25,000 for a study of the Highway...which owns the house. After moving to Columbia from Augusta, the family of the boy who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-06-30/haley-vetoes-money-promote-wood
Statue of Ben Tillman, former governor and white supremacist, vandalized

COLUMBIA - Authorities are investigating the vandalism...Ben Tillman on the Statehouse grounds in Columbia. Department of Public Safety spokeswoman...Jennifer Timmons, a spokeswoman for the Columbia Police Department, said that agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/statue-ben-tillman-former-gov
Reports finds extremely low-income families have trouble finding homes in Augusta, Aiken

...housing than renters nationwide, while Columbia County could soon have difficulty accommodating...according to the Urban Institute's report.Columbia County was not far behind, with only...Georgia Housing Authority, which includes Columbia and McDuffie counties. "We don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/reports-finds-extremely-low-
Students who took defective SAT test June 6 can take it again

Some students in Richmond and Columbia counties took a defective SAT test June 6, but will have a second...on a system or school level about this," said Rose Carraway, Columbia County director of 9-12 student learning. "Since the SAT is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-07-01/students-who-took-defecti
Lawsuit will challenge certificate of need requirement for new hospitals

...The three Augusta hospitals wanting to build facilities in Columbia County could be free to do so without government input if a...the state for a certificate of need to build a facility in Columbia County, the most populous county without a hospital. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-30/lawsuit-will-challenge-certificate-
Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...2011 FBI Crime Statistics (October 2012) Columbia County Crime The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the 290 square miles that make up Columbia County, Georgia. Organizational divisions...

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Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...2011 FBI Crime Statistics (October 2012) Columbia County Crime The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the 290 square miles that make up Columbia County, Georgia. Organizational divisions...

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Columbia County Crime | The Augusta Chronicle

...2011 FBI Crime Statistics (October 2012) Columbia County Crime The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the 290 square miles that make up Columbia County, Georgia. Organizational divisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/crime/columbia-county-crime
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 Columbia County Commission The Board of Commissioners...necessary for the future prosperity of Columbia County. Each Commissioner is chairman...Complex at 630 Ronald Reagan Drive. Columbia County leaders unanimously approved...

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