Administrator to speak to Pride and Progress

Janice Jackson, the Augusta-Richmond County administrator, will speak at 7 p.m. tonight at the Pride and Progress monthly meeting at University Medical Center South, 3121 Peach Orchard...

Mayor Hardie Davis' plagiarism scandal takes the cake

...from occupational and rain taxes."If the money is misspent, then any department head that's over it and the county administrator would be fired and go to jail for six months," he said.Other District 3 candidates were Greg Grzybowski, a...

Archery tournament to return to Columbia County

...days after the first event next spring. But Tyrell said he hopes the move back to Columbia County is a long one. County Administrator Scott Johnson said he's happy to see the event return. "We're glad to have them back," he said.

Columbia County's Community and Leisure Services director resigns

...to pursue other opportunities," said Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson.Johnson said he didn't know what...said.Johnson said it is probable that Deputy County Administrator Glenn Kennedy would take on Smith's responsibilities...

Columbia County commissioners approve severance package for Barry Smith

...requested and we talked about it and decided it was the thing to do."Smith resigned July 27, after a meeting with County Administrator Scott Johnson. Johnson said he did not request the resignation and refused to discuss the reason for his meeting...

Owners of Marshall Square retirement resort intend to rebuild

...hallways and units, but was built with a nearly all-wood frame and no sprinkler system in the attic.Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson said because the submitted plans called for an "active adult community," the building was permitted...

Coroner sues Aiken County on transport costs

...Coroner Tim Carlton has sued the county council and county administrator because of a dispute over which company will remove...act as his deputies in dealing with the bodies.County Administrator Clay Killian would not talk about the lawsuit filed...

Columbia County affirms financial backing for hospital proposals

...financial backing for three proposed hospital plans, should one win needed approval from state regulators.Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson transmitted renewed letters of support to officials at the three Augusta hospitals vying to build...

Private e-mail accounts see official use

...business ? an issue one community says it's reviewing to determine whether stricter policies are needed.Aiken County Administrator Clay Killian said his staff, including attorney Jim Holly and Human Re sources Director Gayle Wolman, is reviewing...

Rants & Raves

...NBA: The answer is simple. White can't jump. THE GOVERNOR of Wiscon sin earns $144,423 per year. Our new county administrator is paid $170,000 per year. Looks like Gov. Scott Walker is in the wrong government business. LIKE SEVERAL...