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Augusta has a new mayor this Masters Week

...side of the green, and I was like 'Wow, I wish I could do that.'"Augusta's mayor, who served in the Georgia General Assembly as a state representative and senator from 2007 to 2014, played basketball for Hephzibah High School before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-08/augusta-has-new-mayor-ma
Drone ban in effect April 2-13

...agencies eager to employ drones for public safety purposes, neither the Federal Aviation Administration nor the Georgia General Assembly has finalized guidelines regulating the use of drones below navigable airspace.Commissioners approved the modified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-17/drone-ban-effect-april-2-13
Augustans write new books

...to the 186-page hardcover book's jacket.Walker, who was once the second-most powerful member of the Georgia General Assembly and one of the state's largest minority employers, was released early from federal prison last year after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2015-02-26/augustans-write-new-books
Davis pitches 'strong mayor' plan in south Augusta

...heads, other parts of his request, including a veto of commission actions, require legislation passed by the Georgia General Assembly, according to Augusta General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie.Davis also wants authority to approve contracts, set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/davis-pitches-strong-may
Lawmakers push Augusta Canal funding

...designation -- and the ability to receive federal funding, will expire Sept. 30.Although a resolution by the Georgia General Assembly has no force on the federal government, it does allow Georgia's senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/lawmakers-push-augusta-c
Good intention, poor execution

...commission is the entity currently wielding the power he seeks, and is one of only two bodies ? the other being the Georgia General Assembly ? that are capable of granting expanded mayoral authority in the city's charter.It just looks poorly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-25/good-intention-poor-e
Walker publishes autobiography

...according to the 186-page hardcover book's jacket.Walker, once the second-most powerful member of the Georgia General Assembly and one of the state's largest minority employers, was released early from federal prison last year after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-24/walker-publishes-autobio
Kindergarten cop

Is the still-new session of the Georgia General Assembly already winding down? Have lawmakers accomplished everything they need to? Are taxes, roads and the budget all taken care of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-04/kindergarten-cop
Marijuana oil trials about to start at GRU

...the Epidiolex trial or cannot be."Peake said he will have the full legislation ready to go by the time the Georgia General Assembly convenes Jan. 12."We've been working feverishly on getting the details of the bill done," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-29/marijuana-oil-trials-about-s
Tax hikes looms to fix Georgia roads

ATHENS, Ga. -- Finding a source of $1 billion in transportation funding is topping the agenda for the Georgia General Assembly.On Monday, state leaders hinted at a tax increase."We're not looking for a two-year or three-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-09/tax-hikes-looms-fix-geor