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'Hap' Harris named interim Augusta commissioner

...whose first official vote as a commissioner was an abstention. His second...payment," a compromise after commissioners declined to award staff a cost-of-living...meetings.While commissioners named commissioner-elect Ben Hasan in August to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-29/hap-harris-named-interim
Rants & Raves

...disaster. I just can't follow it. It is too confusing. Go back to the original. RAVE TO SOME OF our distinguished commissioners in Augusta. When we can quote them as saying that "We ain't got anybody with experience," I think it is time to not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-30/rants-raves
Keep Butler on the job

...after he became the state's labor commissioner in 2011.Speaking to other Department...income," he said.Exactly. As labor commissioner, he has pledged himself to putting...your vote to remain Georgia's labor commissioner.Middle- and high-school students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-30/keep-butler-job
Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

...like they're giving it to everybody," Kelly said of the benefits allocated by the state labor department.State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler spoke to the crowd about changes made to the department, such as developing programs to prepare Georgia residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-30/employer-su
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
Olens: Closed-door talk on interim commission appointment violates law

...the open, too."Commissioner Bill Lockett, who...through the mud" as commissioners debate who to appoint...same when it named Commissioner-elect Ben Hasan...interim hopefuls and commissioners, warned Friday against...appointment to replace Commissioner Donnie Smith. Smith...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-28/olens-closed-door-talk-i
Commission defers Augusta Animal Services policy changes

...changing the fee schedule, in some cases raising prices.Commissioner Bill Lock ett said with so many different items, the commission...reversed course on some of the fee changes presented to commissioners ? she originally proposed increasing the impound fee to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-29/commission-defers-augusta-an
Elections board OKs Sunday voting

...decided to give that option to its voters," Bailey said following the meeting.Harold Jones, who recently defeated Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson for the state Senate District 22 seat, was present for Monday's vote. He said allowing Sunday voting should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-09-29/elections-board-oks-sunday-voti
New all-female sports news show premieres Tuesday

...than ever before," Smith said Monday.We Need to Talk was announced in August and in the works long before that. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was facing criticism at the time for handing Rice a two-game suspension, but only later did the issue become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-29/new-all-female-sport