Candidates for state, local seats speak at Columbia County forum

...position on the county's planning commission to run.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...

Columbia County Commissioner Mack Taylor submits resignation letter for District 3 to make State House run

...letter the experience he has gained as a lawyer, county commissioner, assistant district attorney and community leader...intentions.The group includes Frank Spears, a former county commissioner; Jim Bartlett, a builder and recent candidate...

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...

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...

Kinder Morgan offers cash to survey land on pipeline route

...he hasn't heard much of anything lately."They haven't offered me no money yet," said Edgy, a Brantley County commissioner whose Glynn County land is in timber. Edgy has been an outspoken opponent of the pipeline.In Screven County...

Old Turpin Hill community neighbors stick together

...times a year, for Christmas parties and reunions, often held at the Friendship Church, where Augusta Richmond County Commissioner Marion Williams, a former Turpin Hill resident, is pastor. They are there for each other for milestone birthdays...

Frank Spears to run for Columbia County Commission District 3 seat

...to do this again," Spears said in the release. "The simple answer is that I think it is very important to give back to a community that has given me so much."Spears served as a Colum bia County commissioner from 1999 to 2003.

More resources needed to lower Richmond County's euthanasia rate at animal shelter, officials say

...two are in North Augusta and Martinez.DNA volunteer Brenda Huffman said it could help to have every Richmond County commissioner walk through the kennels and observe euthanasias to underscore the urgency. But she has a better idea for owners...

Chargers blast latest stadium proposal

...Louis. The Chargers played their first season in Los Angeles in 1960 before moving to San Diego.San Diego County Commissioner Ron Roberts said he believes the Chargers "are trying to convince the NFL owners that San Diego can't make this...

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...