USOC picks Los Angeles for 2024 bid

...that temporarily pushes aside looming questions about costs."We are in this to win it, and I think we will," said Councilman Paul Krekorian. "We can't do that at the risk of exposure to our taxpayers."Over the years, the Olympics have been...

Incumbent councilmen win contest

...votes and 100 percent, and Henry J. Riddlehoover, with 16 votes and 88.14 percent were easily re-elected. Neither the mayor nor the councilmen faced opponents in the nonpartisan election. Reach Pat Willis at (803) 279-6895.

Metro | Aiken City Council
Rants & Raves

...estate taxes and fees have become quite burdensome. I know that my taxes are being squandered by self-serving, incompetent councilmen and I have no recourse to stop or fire them. I have only one vote. I long for someone to restore sanity and responsibility...

Aiken council approves bonds for Bridgestone factory

AIKEN - Aiken County councilmen paved the way Tuesday night for Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. to...Bridgestone, Assistant County Administrator Joan Wilson said. Councilmen voted to allow Bridgestone to pay at least $900,000 in fees...

Metro | Aiken County Council
News you can use

...BACK IN TIME Jan. 7, 1942 Installation of seven new city councilmen, the possibility of a reduction in the tax rate and consideration...about $30,000 was realized during the past year. Incoming councilmen are Robert J. Watson, O.K. Stansell, Frank X. May...

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Council delays sheriff's new traffic division

...Tuesday meeting, at least three councilmen objected to the plan that...this year's budget. But councilmen felt there were too many unanswered...initiative will pass," said councilman Eddie Butler, who supported...officers on the road. Several councilmen just needed some things clarified...

Seeks vote on Edgefield zoning issues

Three cheers for Edgefield County Councilman Norman Dorn and his vote against zoning at a recent "impromptu" council meeting. Unlike his fellow councilmen, Mr. Dorn voted based on the overwhelming input of those he represents, as well as those...

Banner enemies retract

...Thursday to protest the employers of councilmen who voted against an anti-flag resolution...Robinson said. Mr. Robinson and City Councilman Billy Williams announced plans for a...Champus Claims Processing Center, where Councilman Rick Woodard works. Mr. Woodard voted...

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...department in the city, and provides salary reductions for councilmen, members of the Civil Service Commission and city employees...above $100 a month. The proposal was heatedly opposed by Councilman Tom Maloney of the Fifth Ward.Activities and entertainment...

Seeks increased funding of libraries

...our library resources are so limited. It should be clear from this article that concerned citizens must let their mayor and councilmen know that good library facilities and resources are important and deserve a higher priority than they have now. If we are...

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