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North Augusta water park construction delayed by rain

...discussion with Columbia County's planning staff over building permits and infrastructure concerns. Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross told The Chron icle in September that the project failed to gain traction in his county in part because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-09/north-augusta-water-park-cons
New library planned for Harlem

...existing 1,500-square-foot library, which has structural issues from the weight of the books. Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the library is a quality of life amenity necessary for the growing community. "We tried hard to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-13/new-library-planned-harl
GBI probes Ga. town's SPLOST use

...SPLOST in terms of trust by the public because voters approve such special taxes, according to Jackson County Commission Chairman Tom Crow.Due to rumors circulating in Nicholson over the issue, the commissioners "felt like a cloud over SPLOST...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-14/gbi-probes-ga-towns-splost-use
Plant Vogtle lag over, Georgia Power says

...complete if electricity customers will pay for any of the cost overruns caused by falling 39 months behind schedule.Commission Chairman Chuck Eaton said he expects to hold a separate hearing on the settlement of a lawsuit Georgia Power filed against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-03/plant-vogtle-lag-over-geor
The Way We Were: The Georgia Railroad Bank

...architectural firm that did the skyscraper. "It's the kind of structure that evokes strong feelings."County Commission Chairman Wil liam Weltch called The Geor gia "as much an Augusta landmark as the Savannah River," and a Chronicle editorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-25/way-we-were-georgia-railroad-
Aviation commission fires airport director

...Williams had been at the airport less than a year after being named to replace Gary LeTellier in January.Aviation Commission Chairman Cedric Johnson said the reason for Williams' termination was "to take the airport in a different direction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-20/aviation-commission-fires-air
Confusion holds up rain tax preview

...We've just got to control it. What I'd like to see is quality growth." said Richardson, who is said to be commission Chairman Ron Cross' pick because his campaign manager, Jean Garniewicz, was Cross' former campaign manager.Grzybowski...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-10-18/confusion-holds
Growth and traffic concerns dominate District 3 debate in Columbia County

...experienced leadership, which he thinks he can provide.Richardson, the owner of Sparkle Car Wash and former Planning Commission chairman, agreed that the growth is the prevaling issue in District 3 because other parts of the county have already been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-14/growth-and-traffic-conce
Readers grade area officials on leadership

...A ? 1 B ? 8 C ? 23 D ? 20 F ? 34Grade: C- A ? 2 B ? 11 C ? 25 D ? 23 F ? 24Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron CrossGrade: C+ A ? 7 B ? 19 C ? 15 D ? 11 F ? 22Grade: C+ A ? 6 B ? 18 C ? 14 D ? 15 F...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-10/readers-grade-area-offic
9/11 remembered in Augusta area

...years before."I bet every one of you remember exactly where you were when you heard the news,' said county commission Chairman Ron Cross. "Things like that don't go away. They are not erased. They are etched forever as one of the tragic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-11/911-remembered-augusta-area