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Upscale hotel sought to adjoin Columbia County exhibition center

...full-service hotel to the Grovetown gateway area to complement and support the county's Exhibition Center.County commissioners voted Tuesday to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the Columbia County Development Authority to market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-01/columbia-county-seeks-upsc
A second video has emerged in deadly shooting by Texas deputies of man

...supported technology brings transparency and accountability that protects law enforcement and civilians alike."Bexar County commissioners approved a county budget Tuesday that includes more than $630,000 to provide deputies with body cameras and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-01/second-video-has-emerged-deadly-sho
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

... All articles about Columbia County Commission Columbia County Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant to stem sales of stolen goods, which has been criticized as too broad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/columbia-county-commission
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...donation to install emergency call boxes downtown. If Augusta Commission member Mary Davis attends the Association County Commissioners of Georgia fall meetings, she'll have to pay her own way. Because there is no travel money left. Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Five qualify for Columbia County commission race

...the county's planning commission to run for the office. Spears is a State Farm Insurance agent and served as a county commissioner from 1999 to 2003. Wilder, another longtime resident and businessman, owns Top Shelf Cigar & Tobacco Shoppe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/five-qualify-columbia-co
Columbia County sheriff will request revision to pawn shop law

...Sheriff Clay Whittle said Thursday he will ask county commissioners to rescind and revise an ordinance meant to stem...understand the desire on the part of the sheriff and the county commissioners to do everything they can to stem the market for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-27/columbia-county-sheriff-
Augusta Commission's travel budget tapped out

...like the more than $10,000 trip by two Columbia County commissioners and several staff members to New York City recently...anything resembling the $3,571 dinner for Columbia County commissioners, their wives and staff at Ruth's Chris Steak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-15/augusta-commissions-trav
Approval expected on first phase of Appling driver training course

...regional driver training hub in Appling.At the Management and Financial Services Committee meeting Tuesday, county commissioners agreed to spend $373,000 to build a classroom building for a planned driver training course. They are expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-11/approval-expected-first-
Columbia County election set

...County elections officials have selected Nov. 3 for the special election to fill the unexpired term of District 3 County Commissioner Mack Taylor, who resigned to run for a vacated legislative seat.According to a news release from the Board of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-19/columbia-county-election-set
You'll pay for this

...grief" is unbearable, he has the freedom to step down.And how about the $10,000 trip that two Columbia County commissioners and several county employees took to New York to finalize a county bond issue? It sounds like an unfunny joke...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-18/youll-pay