Champions Club Roundup kicks off 36th annual Augusta Futurity

...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 officials...


...group that claimed it had videotape evidence that thoroughbreds in his care were mistreated.Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Chairman Robert Beck said Thursday that commission staff found no evidence to support claims by People for the Ethical Treatment...

Harrell Tiller, longtime political figure, dies

...a former Rich mond County commission chairman and school board member...Tiller did."Former county commission Chairman Hobson Chavous served alongside...believe Barnes would be named commission chairman."Travis went out and had...

Top stories of 2014: Battle for Columbia County hospital continues

...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 certificate...

Cleanup bill lingers from ice storm that paralyzed area

...snowstorm that crippled metro Atlanta.Deal, along with Augusta May or Deke Cophenhaver and Colum bia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross, toured the damaged area by helicopter Feb. 13. The following week, storm-ravaged Aiken County...

Chatham County officials weigh approval of golf carts on roads

...as the Isle of Hope or Burnside Island. Stone, who attended a public hearing on the topic at Isle of Hope with Commission Chairman Al Scott, said she wouldn't want to prohibit golf carts if they could prove to benefit these communities. Stone...

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Gov. Nikki Haley's next chief of staff is a former military attorney and chairman of the State Ethics Commission.

Columbia County proposes stormwater utility rate increase

...Tuesday of a proposed rate change that would more than double the current fee over the next three years.Only Commission Chairman Ron Cross voted in opposition. He declined to say why he opposed the increase.County Administrator Scott Johnson...

Billions needed to fix SC roads

...billion during that period, the state will be about $1.5 billion short each year of meeting its highway needs. Commission Chairman W.B. Cook said in a news release that the commission will discuss how to get the money and says the study can't...

Georgia House District 125 incumbent Earnest Smith dogged by campaign financial reporting issues

...involving local candidates' activities going back at least four years, such as the probe that led to Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross' Sept. 26 consent order and $2,750 fine.Garrett, despite making his first attempt at elected office...