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Columbia County seeks upscale hotel to adjoin exhibition center near Grovetown

...Development Authority to market a 3.1-acre tract adjacent to the Exhibition Center to interested hotel developers.Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the hope is to create a complete convention center that will incorporate the county's $7.3 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-01/columbia-county-seeks-upsc
Legal marijuana crop wouldn't take much, officials say

...and regulate the cultivation and production of the oil. It took testimony from Bragg and other experts on what commission Chairman Rep. Allen Peake calls "the business case" for producing the medicine in Georgia. The Macon Republican who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-27/legal-marijuana-crop-wou
Stakes high in Hephzibah, Blythe races

...million charter school ? The Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics ? on city-owned land.Hephzibah Commission Chairman Robert Buchwitz is the chairman of the school's board, while Commissioner Jody Boulineau is school superintendent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-23/stakes-high-he
Public Service Commission approves added spending for Plant Vogtle expansion

...electricity than any U.S. nuclear facility, enough to power more than 1 million homes and businesses in Georgia."Commission Chairman Chuck Eaton said Tuesday that the panel continues to support Plant Vogtle as "a project that will provide clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-18/public-service-commission-app
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
House special election date to be set for Nov. 3 by Gov. Deal

...commission must vote on a resolution, which will be given to the Board of Elections, who in turn will set the date.Commission Chairman Ron Cross said he expected the commission to take up the issue of an election resolution at the next regular meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-07-22/house-special-
Columbia County approves new housing district, keeps moratorium

...creative development styles."Jim Cox, the planning commission chairman, said before the county passed the moratorium...community's building standards."Ron Cross, the county commission chairman, agreed and said he was glad to see green space...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-16/columbia-county-approves
Columbia County Commissioner Mack Taylor submits resignation letter for District 3 to make State House run

...group includes Frank Spears, a former county commissioner; Jim Bartlett, a builder and recent candidate for commission chairman; business owners Russell Wilder and Gary Richardson; and recently retired Army lieutenant colonel Greg Grzybowski...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-15/columbia-county-commissi
To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

...prohibit those practices, though Internet providers have sued to throw out the rules.Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has said that the Stamford, Connecticut company needs to show how a more powerful Charter would benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/sway-regulators-charter-pl
Columbia County Commission to examine new housing district

...high-density housing.Jim Cox, the planning commission chairman, said before the county hits the pause button...to Fort Gordon by 2019.Ron Cross, the county commission chairman, said he was glad to see side setbacks were increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-31/columbia-county-commissi