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Browns' Josh Gordon has appeal denied, is suspended for 2014 season

...for a drug violation last season, will need to pass drug tests, comply with treatment and apply for reinstatement with Commissioner Roger Goodell before he plays again. Gordon could possibly return inside a year if he stays clean.Gordon met with league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-27/browns-josh-gordon-has-appeal
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

DECATUR, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card to buy airline tickets and hotel rooms for personal travel and other public money to make purchases at high-end...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha
SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

...linked to mortgages and auto loans on a 5-0 vote.The commissioners also imposed new conflict-of-interest rules on the agencies...split 3-2 along party lines, with the two Republican commissioners opposing adoption of the rules.Home mortgages bundled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/sec-adopts-rules-loan-back
Commission ends gridlock, moves forward on bonds without IFS securities

...Aug. 19, commissioners voted 9-1...approve it. Only Commissioner Marion Williams...opposition Monday.Commissioner Bill Lockett...Lockett and other commissioners agreed IFS...District 6 Commissioner Ben Hasan said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-26/commission-ends-gridlock
Site work for luxury apartments to begin next month

...development should take 18 to 20 months to complete and have 16 apartment buildings of varying sizes.Last September, planning commissioners gave approval for Blanchard and Calhoun to add six neighboring parcels, totaling 25 acres, to the project. The additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-26/site-work-l
Across the Region

...point held down while a dog attacked her.FEDERAL PROSECUTORS HAVE FILED criminal charges accusing a former DeKalb County commissioner of mail fraud conspiracy and wire fraud. Prosecutors said in newly released court documents that Elaine Boyer participated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/across-region
Georgia, South Carolina authorities to target impaired drivers during Labor Day weekend

...also remind them to slow down and buckle up during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend," Col. Mark W. McDonough, the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said in a news release.AAA projects a recovering economy and falling gas prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-27/georgia-south-carolina-author
Augusta commissioners to discuss millage rate, vacancy today

...favor of the increase.Commissioners were left with two options...proposal two weeks later.Commissioners elected instead to hold...might not come easy. Some commissioners, including District 4's...Fennoy, the District 1 commissioner, said a 1.75-mill increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-24/augusta-commissioners-
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...You picked a fine time to leave them, Joe Jackson, with commissioners trying to set the millage and minority bond underwriters...County school board president holds a tea party and invites commissioners, school board members and others and doesn't invite the...

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

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Sylvia Cooper 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 from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper