Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...April 20, 2015 All articles about Columbia County Commission Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday...data Things to Do: Events calendar Columbia County Commission The Board of Commissioners seeks to provide the necessary...

Water park set for North Augusta

...county's planning staff over building permits and infrastructure concerns.When contacted Thursday, Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the county tried to work with Bell and the other investors to make the project a reality...

Augusta-Richmond County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...By Travis Highfield | Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015 Augusta-Richmond County Commission It's not Augusta's first conflict over emergency medical services, but the city might be nearing a turning...

Five qualify for Columbia County commission race

Five men vying for Columbia County's open commission seat wasted no time making their candidacies official Monday.

Columbia County sheriff will request revision to pawn shop law

...which has been criticized as too broad and burdensome for businesses that sell used merchandise.The Columbia County Commission passed Ordinance 15-22 on April 21, which required certain businesses, such as pawn shops and jewelers, to collect...

More commercial development slated for Columbia County

...must be rezoned from residential agricultural to general commercial.The final rezoning decision will come from the county commission later in September.Owens said the surrounding area's growth makes commercial development there feasible."It's...

Rants & Raves

...with a very nice severance package. As a Columbia County taxpayer, I wonder what leverage he has over the Columbia County Commission to get such a sweet deal. WHAT A GREAT SHOW and dance at the National Guard Armory last weekend. Billy Joe Royal...

GBI probes Ga. town's SPLOST use

...integrity of SPLOST in terms of trust by the public because voters approve such special taxes, according to Jackson County Commission Chairman Tom Crow.Due to rumors circulating in Nicholson over the issue, the commissioners "felt like a cloud...

Frank Spears to run for Columbia County Commission District 3 seat

Frank Spears announced Sunday that he is entering the race for the District 3 seat on the Columbia County Commission.Spears said in a news release that his platform will focus on bringing stability to the District 3 seat, encouraging smart growth...

New housing designation in Columbia County likely to raise new home prices

...designation will keep new home prices on the rise, according to some in the local building community.Passed by the county commission last month, planned residential developments will bring more creative design of neighborhoods, but also contribute...