Augusta Commission gives OK to hire city administrator

...Rodriguez didn't materialize."The ship is running loose; there's nobody directing the ship," he said.After General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the commission was free to discuss salary and the hiring decision behind closed doors, Commissioner...

Pair of NFL owners vow to get 'truth' out of evidence probe

...teams.Partner David Donovan spent 20 years at the law firm before joining the Washington Redskins, where he was general counsel and chief operating officer. From 1997 to 2004, current Cleveland Browns President Alec Scheiner was at WilmerHale...

Augusta Commission nixes alcohol license fee increase, approves amendments

...city's use of sales tax dollars to fund construction projects for non-profits and other sales tax practices.After General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the attorney general's office might not respond to the request, sought by commissioners Donnie...

Commissioners seek attorney general's opinion on SPLOST distribution to local non-profit entities

...giving the funds to nonprofits is appropriate or the city should "add some more rules to deal with that."Deputy General Counsel Wayne Brown told the commissioners that the attorney general's office may or may not elect to respond to the city's...

Former NBA commissioner David Stern set to enter Hall of Fame

...with the ABA came much earlier, when he was working with the league as a lawyer, before he joined the NBA as its general counsel in 1978. Some of those advances are the ones that occasionally come to mind when he's talking with old co-workers...

Renovation issues at Augusta Municipal Building unresolved

...missing from the city's digital storage."Your own law states that (meeting minutes) have to be kept in a bound book," Bonner said. "I don't know if the attorney differs."General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie offered no opinion.

Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...authority. "It is a stark reminder that the EPA's power is not unlimited," said Harry Ng, vice president and general counsel of the American Petroleum Institute, the oil and natural gas industry's trade association.But David Doniger...

Commission authorizes $565,000 construction change at municipal building

...that I could think of."While most department heads were closely involved in the design of their offices ? city General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie, for example, wrote a letter specifying his department's need for larger suites and meeting rooms...

Port authority starts eviction against Augusta marina operator

...involves riverfront lands owned by the city, the authority and Augusta's Downtown Development Authority.Augusta general counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the eviction was delayed because all three owners had to act in concert to prevent Mobile Marine...

Barrow, Wilson condemn swap of detainees for soldier

...House Armed Services Committee received testimony from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Department of Defense general counsel Stephen Preston."The United States must never negotiate with terrorists," Wilson said in his remarks.