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Aiken County employee salaries database | The Augusta Chronicle

...salaries database Database of Aiken County employees' salaries. February 2012 Online Database by Caspio Source: Aiken County government. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records data Things to Do: Events calendar

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Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...community-based approach costs about $3,000 per year.The reforms didn't simply transfer the problem to county governments to minimize the expense of detention. It changed the operating philosophy from punishment to rehabilitation, based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/reforms-show-results-j
Millage rates not complete picture of tax burden

...charged for consolidated government operations is 9.792 mills.Even with the increase, only a handful of Georgia county governments ? including Glynn, Hall, Columbia and Floyd ? have millages lower than Augusta's, though most of them include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-30/millage-rates-not-comple
Augusta residents surveyed want more power for mayor, consider garbage service good

...created a weak mayor-strong commission form of government, is a popular topic among critics of Augusta-Richmond County government, but the unscientific survey was hardly a representative sample of residents or voters.The city has approximately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-03/augusta-residents-survey
Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...people both of its weekends in 2012 and 2013.Wolfe believes the Lock & Dam Park, operated by the Augusta-Richmond County government on the Savannah River, is a perfect fit with Native Americans' love of nature and reverence of water and also offers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/ramblin-rhodes-oka-ch
County residents decry new tax increase at public hearings

...system, approximately $300 for garbage, $75 for fire protection and $92 for streetlights, leaving just $310 for county government operations, which include housing inmates at $45 a day and attempting to maintain 722 retention ponds and 62 city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/county-residents-decry-n
Budget axes, not new taxes

...corresponding rise in revenue or debt load, there is no better rational choice than to cut expenses. Certainly, the county government has an obligation to prove it has done everything it can to cut waste and nonessential expenses before reaching deeper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-11/budget-axes-not-new-t
Rants & Raves

...baseball team. Let's just go ahead and build the stadium and not lose a baseball team! WILL SOMEONE IN Columbia County government please remove all the tape and flags and partial posters advertising yard sales on the street signs? This is all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-04/rants-raves
Staffing numbers don't bear out charges of bloat in city government

...County Sheriff's Of fice employs about 200 people. County government services get a boost from the growing municipal governments...slightly exceeds Augusta's, the consolidated city-county government has 2,580 full-time employees, according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-15/staffing-numbers-dont-be
Rants & Raves

...because 4 million of you did not vote. You have another chance. You can make a difference in how we control our county government. RANT TO THE PERSON in the SUV passing on double lines in construction zone on Mike Padgett Highway. The speed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-03/rants-raves