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Storm problems across Georgia

...Northeast of Dublin, high winds blew a mobile home off its cinder blocks and damaged several buildings.In Paulding County, workers fuel out of the underground tanks at a Kroger gas station after a lightning strike buckled the pavement over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/storms-cause-problems-across
Death penalty sought in Wadley slaying

...when Altman made the statement.Lemon, 37, of Wadley was arrested in June in the death of Jamillah Mia Holmes. A county worker discovered her body May 12 at a trash dump site on River Road near Wadley.Lemon was charged with one count of murder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-18/death-penalty-sought-wadley-
Ga. official indicted on bribe charges

...cash from Wendell Strickland with the understanding Wyatt would vote in favor of Strickland's proposal to provide county workers' health insurance. ? Between Oct. 1, 2011, and Oct. 31, 2011, Wyatt solicited $500 a month from Strickland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-13/ga-official-indicted-bribe-c
Farmers do not get individual aid for cleanup

...debris.In Burke County, administrator Merv Waldrop could not provide an estimate on debris totals, but said 40 county workers have been assigned to the job for two months and that his office plans to ask FEMA to reimburse between $800,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/farmers-do-not-get-individual
Bridgestone plant making off-road tires as expansion project continues

...construction machines. The tire maker was exclusively making the ultra-large tires in Japan, which is where the Aiken County workers are being trained on the equipment.The 9-foot, 5,000-pound off-road radial tires are the ones going through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-17/new-bridgestone-facility-m
Debris removal progresses, but a lot is left to be picked up

...assistant director of traffic engineering. In Richmond County, crews have removed 11,124 hanging limbs. In Columbia County, workers have cleared more than 5,800 hanging limbs.WHAT'S PICKED UP?The length of limbs and the height of debris...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/debris-removal-progresses-lot
Mason, Blocker-Adams sign up to run for Augusta mayor

...Melvin Ivey filed qualifying paperwork.In the District 6 commission race, Fort Gordon retiree Bob Finnegan, former county worker Roger Garvin, pastor Angela Harden and Urban Pro Weekly publisher Ben Hasan all qualified Monday.In the Super District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-03/mason-blocker-
Volunteers lend hand in Columbia County Day of Service

...elderly and disabled by clearing storm debris from their yards and dragging hefty limbs to the curb to be picked up by county workers.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Evans served as the event's headquarters. By 9 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-22/volunteers-lend-hand-columbia
Rants & Raves

...continue foreign aid. THERE IS TOO MUCH corruption in the Section 8 Housing Authority. Whom does one complain to? COUNTY WORKERS won't clear standing water, and they won't spray for mosquitoes. When the plague starts, please don't be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-28/rants-raves
Tax officials expect confusion with tag changes

...providing updates on the tax office Web site.Further complicating the process is that the state's system, into which county workers enter the information, won't go "live" until March 1 ? the day all the changes go into effect.As a result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-13/tax-officials-expect-con