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City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...April 19, 2014 It's a sad state of affairs when the Richmond County school board president holds a tea party and invites commissioners, school board members and others and doesn't invite the media. Monday was St. Patrick's Day, and on Tuesday the...

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

...April 19, 2014 It's a sad state of affairs when the Richmond County school board president holds a tea party and invites commissioners, school board members and others and doesn't invite the media. Monday was St. Patrick's Day, and on Tuesday the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Columbia County approves $700,000 in incentives for development

...could bring a Wal-Mart "competitor" and as many as 500 jobs to the area outside of Grovetown near Interstate 20.County commissioners approved the incentive money at their meeting Tuesday night. According to county documents, $400,000 will be awarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/columbia-county-approves-7
Joe Jackson resigns from Augusta Commission

...always kept his word and will be missed."Because of his willingness to approach situations in an inclusive way, many commissioners said they consider him a close friend, including Mary Davis."I have been honored to have worked with Joe on the commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-20/joe-jackson-resigns-augu
Rants & Raves

...month under that same section. The prize check for the month of June has to be to Bimbo's Bakeries for $2,071. Our commissioners drink only brand-name bottled water and in June they spent $1,888.48 with Coca-Cola for that privilege. Lots of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-20/rants-raves
Commission votes no on property tax increase

...ordinance on third reading failed. Commissioners Bill Fennoy, Corey Johnson, Bill...Augusta resident Franklin Sanders told commissioners that while on his way to the Municipal...to fund what we're doing now."Commissioners took a 10-minute recess before voting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-19/commission-votes-no-prop
Rants & Raves

Comments from reader: HERE IS A IDEA for our commissioners. Why don't they just turn the Calhoun Expressway into the drag strip they want? That should give Harrisburg the economic boon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-19/rants-raves
Say 'no' to higher taxes

...the message about our government is pretty clear: The two commissioners who ran for higher office were defeated soundly, and voters...Building. After that, it's too late to tell the mayor and commissioners how you really feel when you open your tax bill in a couple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-18/say-no-higher-ta
Latest Vogtle spending approved; plea for water conservation ignored

...the plant would be operational, producing electricity, which ratepayers paid for and expected Vogtle would do."The commissioners also rejected a request from SACE, the only consumer watchdog organization that intervened in the construction monitoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-20/latest-vogtle-spending-appro
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

... Columbia County Commission The Board of Commissioners seeks to provide the necessary county...various County departments and the Board of Commissioners. The Board of Commissioners meets the first and third Tuesday of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/columbia-county-commission