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West Augusta group demands hearing on commissioner appointment

...before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie Smith's replacement...District 7," he said.While incumbent commissioners have said little to confirm any actual...back-room deals."Super District 10 Commissioner Grady Smith, whose district includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-22/west-augusta-group-deman
Excise tax is a bad idea

...climate that welcomes new investment and encourages its existing companies to grow. This proposed tax achieves neither. Our commissioners have many tough decisions ahead to lead Augusta to a brighter future ? but the imposition of an excise tax on energy should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-22/excise-tax-bad-idea
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...Commission The Board of Commissioners seeks to provide the...Columbia County. Each Commissioner is chairman over a committee...departments and the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners meets the first and...

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Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...vote. In his 2006 campaign, Mr. Copenhaver focused heavily on economic development and creating more cohesiveness among commissioners. He said at the time that his victory showed he had broad-based support, in both black and white precincts. Before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deke-copenhaver
Rants & Raves

...So when your child ends up in the hospital or worse, you know whom to blame!I'M SO GLAD that Donnie Smith is out as commissioner. Now who is out there in District 7, ready to run and work honestly?CHRONICLE, REALLY, "breastaurant?" "Twin Peaks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-22/rants-raves
Government | The Augusta Chronicle

...to a request Monday by the West Augusta Alliance to hold one or more public hearings before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie ... Political rumors are running wild in Augusta just like goats at city detention ponds. Don't...

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Augusta-Richmond County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...to a request Monday by the West Augusta Alliance to hold one or more public hearings before appointing an interim District 7 commissioner to serve until Donnie ... Political rumors are running wild in Augusta just like goats at city detention ponds. Don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/augusta-richmond-county-commissio
Salary talks under way, early start possible for new Augusta administrator

...finalist, and Commissioner Alvin Mason...super district commissioners, each representing...Rodriguez, but commissioners voted to discontinue...quorum of six commissioners didn't back Rodriguez. Commissioner Ben Hasan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-22/salary-talks-under-way-e
TV ads spark controversy in Barrow-Allen race

...International Anti-Corruption Resource Center. The group added Allen used connections he had on the Columbia County Board of Commissioners to land $4.9 million in contracts to update the county's health center and animal control building, while his brother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-22/tv-ads-spark-c
Ravens owner denies any 'misdirection' regarding Rice

...necessary to respond to an ESPN story last week that described he, president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome pushing Commissioner Roger Goodell for leniency for Rice."Their accusations didn't jibe with what we know is fact," said Bis ciotti, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-22/ravens-owner-denies-any-misdi