Columbia County Commissioner Doug Dun­can won't seek Ben Harbin's House seat

Columbia County District 1 Commissioner Doug Dun­can said Thursday that he had decided against pursuing the seat being vacated by longtime state Rep. Ben Harbin.

Athens tries to keep Terrapin brewery

...facility in the state and creating 100 new jobs.After the draft agreement was signed in April, Athens-Clarke County commissioners approved a budget including $350,000 in debt service funding as a first installment in covering the county's...

Vote to consolidate Augusta-Richmond County governments marks its 20th anniversary

...several mayors, including Mayor Hardie Davis, to seek more authority over city affairs.One of seven former county commissioners elected that year to serve on the 11-member commission-council made up of the mayor and commission, former...

Deadly Georgia crashes spur $10M effort to add safety officers focused on commercial trucks

...rest will be used along Interstate 85 south of Atlanta.Jimmy DeLoach, a former Garden City mayor and Chatham County commissioner, approached Deal about beefing up highway enforcement after his granddaughter, 21-year-old Abbie DeLoach...

Across Georgia

...investigators handling a review of local corruption recommended the change, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. County commissioners, their staff and most of the county's 300 employees who have the cards are affected.May said the investigators...

They Way We Were: 1970

...Human Relations Commission, its first black Paine College president, Dr. Lucius Pitts, and its first black county commissioner, Ed McIntyre.After the May riot, Augusta got more bad news in June. U.S. Census figures showed the city...

Columbia County commissioners approve zoning ordinance creating new housing classifcation

Columbia County commissioners voted to approve the first reading of a new ordinance that will create a new zoning classification for certain types of housing...

Packed house of around 500 strongly oppose pipeline at Tuesday public meeting near Savannah

...been charged with gathering information about the certificate, is set to retire at the end of the month.Chatham County Commissioner Tony Center, the only elected official to coment, said he came to lend his "miniscule voice" against the pipeline...

Columbia County commissioners resolve zoning issues with Lights of the South

Columbia County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a rezoning of property that will allow Lights of the South operate this holiday season.

Lights of the South business license suspended

...the license was being held until after Columbia County commissioners vote next week on a list of conditions recommended...Scuttle's Island. Instead, they recommended county commissioners deny Bell's rezoning application altogether...