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Georgia Inspector General refers Donnie Smith case to Attorney General's office

A state probe into allegations former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith moonlighted for a hospitality company while...complete the remaining 21 months of Smith's term.Commissioners named insurance agent Hap Harris to represent the west...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-25/georgia-inspector-genera
Twenty-one players suspended by the MEAC after brawl

...State and 10 from South Carolina State for a sidelines-clearing brawl late in the schools' game last Saturday.Conference Commissioner Dennis Thomas said in a statement disciplined players will miss the season-opening contests in 2015.Suspended players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-25/twenty-one-players-suspen
New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

...one-third of their calories away from home and people today expect clear information about the products they consume," FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said. The effort is just one way Americans can combat obesity, she added.The menus and menu boards will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/new-fda-rules-will-put-cal
U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer rewards himself with Christmas at home

...really want to go home this year." TAKING IT SLOW: The PGA Tour has small circuits in Latin America, Canada and China. Commissioner Tim Finchem spoke in 2010 about golf heading toward a "world tour," even though he wasn't sure what it would look like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-25/us-open-champion-martin-kaym
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...two places at the same time. Now we know. He had practice. You picked a fine time to leave them, Joe Jackson, with commissioners trying to set the millage and minority bond underwriters working to hustle the city's multimillion utility bond deal away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...two places at the same time. Now we know. He had practice. You picked a fine time to leave them, Joe Jackson, with commissioners trying to set the millage and minority bond underwriters working to hustle the city's multimillion utility bond deal away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Augusta administrator Janice Allen Jackson wants deputy administrators to remain until replacements hired

...While he spoke to commissioners, however, Higgins...building?" he said.Commissioners summoned Augusta Fire...easy to open," said Commissioner Marion Williams...week," he said.Commissioner Bill Fennoy reiterated...Tim Hollobaugh to commissioners.Hollobaugh described...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-24/augusta-administrator-ja
Rants & Raves

...through all that hassle to find a parking place and get them repaired. I should go to a private eye doctor. WHY DON'T COMMISSIONERS give a few pennies of hotel and alcohol sales tax collected to help fund stuff like fixing cement flaking of bridges, storm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-24/rants-raves
Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...arrival," said Augusta Commission member Bill Lockett. He said the documents included in commissioner packets are delivered early to give commissioners time to review them.The revised plan now includes lists of each assisting agency and detailed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-23/documents-emergency-cont
Warehouse, office space near Fort Gordon soon to be developed by C&N Properties Limited

...adding that the space will be flexible based on tenant needs.Newsome said he is awaiting final approval by Columbia County commissioners to rezone the land, which was once used as overflow parking for the Gordon Park Speedway. After that occurs, he anticipates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-24/warehouse-o