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...

John Hendley Sr.

...of the Millen Rotary Club, Millen Jaycees, Chairman of the Jenkins County Hospital Authority, and a Jenkins County Commissioner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Georgia Parham and John Harvey Hendley and O. Z. Cowart, and his...

Columbia County cuts ribbon at official grand opening of new BMX track and skate park

...of all ages rode the new BMX course, which has been open for nearly two weeks, until 2 p.m. when District 2 County Commissioner Trey Allen cut the ribbon to make it official. Before the riders got back to the course, professional BMX freestyle...

Across Georgia

...there were no obvious signs of foul play.Ex-official sentenced to prison over fraudATLANTA - A former DeKalb County commissioner who admitted to stealing taxpayer money was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison Friday.Elaine Boyer, 58...

Former Columbia County commissioner, family still waiting on ruling

Friday marked one year since a judge refused to grant a new trial for former Columbia County Commissioner Scott Dean.He was convicted and sent to prison after his adopted daughter told authorities he'd touched her inappropriately...

Harrell Tiller, longtime political figure, dies

...more entertaining members of the board, because he liked to keep things stirred up."Once Tiller led former county commissioner Travis Barnes to believe Barnes would be named commission chairman."Travis went out and had some business cards...

Stormwater tax flawed

...Augusta's citizens, water users, churches, synagogues, nonprofits, schools, businesses, industries, taxpayers and future SPLOST referenda.(The writer is a former Richmond County commissioner and a former Augusta commissioner.)

Pipeline plan draws protests

...and avoid problems that local residents can bring to their attention, such as a planned parkway that Effingham County Commissioner Vera Jones brought up. Environmental permitting will also be required. A portion will run through public land...

Who killed coastal Georgia county commissioner?

...Department is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed Glynn County Commissioner Tom Sublett.Sublett's body was found floating in the Frederica River Tuesday morning. He had been shot in...

Children removed from Columbia County commissioner's home

Columbia County authorities removed four children from the home of county Commissioner Scott Dean on Wednesday. At about 6 p.m., Columbia County sheriff's deputies escorted a county Division of Family and Children...

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