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City administrator candidates talk strange line

...politically astute," which raises another question: Why does he want to come to Augusta?"Mr. Layson was once an elected official, which gives him a different perspective. He understands that mindset." So he's as crazy as the rest of them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-12/city-administra
Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...committee but also sits on various state financial oversight boards.Leatherman "may very well be the most powerful elected official in the state, and now we're about to add to that the power of president pro tem," said Massey, R-Edgefield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/democrat-yancey-mcgill-scs-ne
Sheheen releases 2013 tax returns, calls on Haley to release more of hers

...law, she earns $106,000 as governor.Sheheen said Monday it's Haley who received jobs because of being an elected official.Haley earned more than $40,500 from 2007 to 2009 in consulting fees from Wilbur Smith Associates ? a major...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-30/sheheen-releases-2013-tax-ret
Value of Copenhaver's support in mayor's race argued

...a longtime political observer, said Copen haver's endorsement carried limited weight."It's hard for an elected official to transfer his political prowess to another candidate," Barbee said. "Deke, he's old news. He can't come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-10/value-copenhav
Ordinary citizens find they can have an impact at the Capitol

...ordinary Georgians walking the halls, buttonholing lawmakers and having their own impact on legislation."Every elected official has to take into account when they hear from constituents," said Kathy Floyd, a veteran lobbyist and executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-19/ordinary-citizens-find-t
Indicted coroner takes voluntary suspension

...go through the process of appointing a committee to investigate and advise him on the question of suspension of an elected official, Durham said."This will be better for everyone," he said.Georgia law regarding indicted public officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-10/indicted-coroner-takes
Richmond County school board forgives missed days

...demanded the board never again be put in a position to reverse a decision made a week prior."I'm tired as an elected official of being made to look like a fool because administration did not do their homework," Atkins said. "I cannot believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-11/richmond-county-school-bo
Rants & Raves

...We still haven't forgotten the low income housing they secretly set up. I plan on voting against any incumbent elected official in Columbia County in hopes for a change. THE RICHMOND County School System has spent millions to be "data driven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/rants-raves
A chill of malfeasance

...Allen has made no statements on the investigation, but her actions convey the imperiousness and arrogance of an elected official who has been in office so long that she has forgotten to whom she is accountable.Based on the facts thus far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-21/chill-malfeasance
SPLOST lets residents vote on taxing selves

...forwarded a massive, $741 million "wish list" of hundreds of capital projects sought by every city department and elected official that would require more than 20 years of collections at the current rate to complete. A whopping $472.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-19/splost-lets-residents-vo