Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino happy with league stability

...It's been a restless few years for Southern Confer ence Commissioner John Iamarino. These days, the longtime league leader can...Chattanooga, Samford) who shared the crown last year.The commissioner is confident the conference would have multiple bids to the...

Dee Griffin hired as Augusta Fire Department's public information officer

...approval by interim administrator Tameka Allen."As far as I knew, all positions had been frozen," Commissioner Donnie Smith said."Especially when firefighters need raises and budgets are tight," Commissioner Joe Jackson said.

Receiver Roddy White, Falcons come to terms on new deal

...City suburb of Edmond on a complaint of marijuana possession.49ERS: Linebacker Aldon Smith says he will sit down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "in the near future" to discuss any potential suspension for his off-field issues.Smith was sentenced...

Richmond County tax commissioner's office closed Thursday, Friday

The Richmond County tax commissioner's office will be closed for a half-day on Thursday and all day Friday...Monday, according to a statement.For more information, call the tax commissioner's office at (706) 821-2398.

5 black women on statewide ballot

...ballot.These candidates include Doreen Carter for secretary of state, Liz Johnson for insurance commissioner, Robbin Shipp for labor commissioner, Connie Stokes for lieutenant governor and Valarie Wilson for school superintendent.Wilson won...

Augusta Commission calls off search for administrator after failure to reach consensus on finalists

...thought we had a consensus today," Commissioner Mary Davis said. "The mayor doesn't...size of Augusta's, according to Commissioner Bill Lockett. REACHED BY PHONE, Rod...expansion of Georgia Regents University."Commissioner Alvin Ma son called the action "unfortunate...

Harold Jones tallies 61 percent of vote to beat Corey Johnson for state Senate District 22 seat

...change in politics, attorney Harold Jones swept the state Senate District 22 runoff Tuesday, edging out two-term Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson for a seat in the Georgia Legislature.Jones garnered 61 percent of the votes in a race with 12 percent turnout...

Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

...government.Layson, a former Putnam County commissioner and private developer, said he has...like me who wants to settle down."Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle, who supports Rodriguez...qualifications only and not names.Commissioner Bill Lockett was less certain. He...

National title, realignment generate buzz around ACC

...another title in Florida State."I think we've got as good a shot as anybody to be in the top four the first year," commissioner John Swofford said Sunday, the first of the league's two-day preseason kickoff event."We will have teams in the mix...

New Atlantic Coast Conference settles into era of stability

...Football Playoff era ? leaving its members optimistic about its future."I think everybody is where they want to be," commissioner John Swofford said. "That's real important."So, here comes ambitious Louisville into its fourth conference since 2004...