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Richmond County tax commissioner's office closed Thursday, Friday

The Richmond County tax commissioner's office will be closed for a half-day on Thursday and all day Friday as operations are moved to a new suite.The office will...

High integrity is crucial for politicians to represent the people well

...recent officeholders. Richmond County Coroner Grover Tuten was indicted for stealing from dead people. Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen was accused in the court of public opinion of creatively diverting money from taxpayers.Kay Allen's...

'Chronicle' wins fight to have open meeting

...County News-Times Publisher Steve Crawford used such an Open Records request to examine an audit of Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen's records."I heard a rumor that there was audit," Crawford said. "So, I e-mailed the county...

A chill of malfeasance

...And she denies, through her attorney, that she has violated any law.That being said, the embattled Columbia County tax commissioner ? who stands accused of failing to remit more than $160,000 in municipal tax collections to the county since...

Audit: Kay Allen withheld money from county, other agencies

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen has failed to remit more than $93,000 in public funds to the county and other authorities as required by state law...

State documents indicate Allen received training on changes to tax law

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen attended training on the 2007 change in state law that affected her agreements to collect taxes for Harlem and Grovetown...

Police called after ex-official accused of threats

An employee at the Columbia County Tax Commissioner's office summoned police Wednesday after she said former Deputy Tax Commissioner Dwight Johnson came in and threatened the jobs...

Allen must 'show just cause' or face removal by governor

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen has 10 days to explain her actions to Gov. Nathan Deal or face removal from office, according to a letter sent this week.

Battle expected over proposed excise tax

...Schroer said.Many of the companies are already among the city's largest taxpayers. According to a Richmond County Tax Commissioner publication, International Paper, PCS Nitrogen, Augusta Newsprint, DSM Chemicals, NutraSweet, Procter...