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Washington Police Department defunded, closed by Council vote

The Washington (Ga.), police department is no more. Washington City Council voted 4-3 to defund the police department at Thursday night's meeting, with Mayor Ames Barnett breaking the 3-3 council member tie.
UGA raising grade requirements to graduate with honors; won't affect students until 2018

...harder in the future for UGA students to get those Latin phrases attached to their diplomas after a recent University Council vote.Acting on a proposal from the council's educational affairs committee, the council adopted tougher cutoffs in a...
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RIDGEVILLE - Mayor's pay stopped in town council vote The town council has stopped paying the mayor's salary, saying he no longer is performing his duties. Although Allen Bozardt...
North Augusta named in telephone fee lawsuit

...members Monday in a special meeting for discussion of the city's fiscal 1999 budget. Scheduled for a second tentative council vote last week, the $17.7 million budget was tabled by a 4-3 vote on a motion by Councilman Phil Mottel, who objected...
Metro | North Augusta City Council
Project Jackson passes second council vote

Aiken County Council voted 6-3 in favor of the second reading of the plan during a special meeting that included a public hearing Tuesday night at Aiken Technical College.
Bad flu season fuels debate over paid sick time laws

...lawmakers and activists rallied Friday on the City Hall steps to call for passage of the measure, which has awaited a city council vote for nearly three years. Two likely mayoral contenders have also pressed the point.The flu spike is making people...
Aiken County Council decision threatens proposed GreenJackets stadium in North Augusta

...would remain frozen at 1996 levels for 30 years.Supporters of the project expressed frustration and dejection at the council vote.Chris Schoen, of Green stone Properties, the development group behind the proposed project, issued a statement...
Harlem council vote opposes annexation

Harlem city officials voted Wednesday to oppose proposed annexation legislation that Columbia County commissioners have supported.
Metro | Columbia County Commission
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Council vote might have violated law MOUNT PLEASANT --- A media attorney says the Mount Pleasant Town Council ran afoul of state law when...
Bush says he won't leave Americans at 'mercy of Iraqi dictator

...was only a matter of days before a U.N. Security Council vote on a U.S.-backed resolution authorizing force...president said the United States will call for a Security Council vote even if it appears certain that the U.S.-backed...
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