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'Hap' Harris named interim Augusta commissioner

...its preferences for the appointment in a closed-door legal session. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and Georgia Press Association attorney David Hudson said such a closed-door discussion would be a blatant violation of Georgia open meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-29/hap-harris-named-interim
The Chronicle delivers award-winning quality every day

The judges of the annual Georgia Press Association newspaper contest put a number on what you already...Chronicle won 13 first-place awards from the Georgia Press Association last night. Our staff also captured 18 other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-07/chronicle-delivers-award-winn
Chronicle wins 31 awards in Georgia Press Association contest

The Augusta Chronicle won 31 awards at the annual Georgia Press Association banquet Friday, including 13 for first place in the organization's largest newspaper division.Photographers Jon-Michael...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/chronicle-wins-31-awards-geo
Around the block

...information, visit 7106.toastmasterclubs.org or call Sharma Pogula at (706) 855-1081. Photo contestThe Georgia Press Association is holding a contest to support newspapers.Georgia residents are invited to enter by taking a creative photograph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-03-20/around-block
Around the block

Photo contestThe Georgia Press Association is holding a contest to support newspapers.Georgia residents are invited to enter by taking a creative photograph with their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-03-12/around-block
Young photographer's hard work pays off

...photographer for The Augusta Chronicle, you have met hard work.And she is being rewarded for that.She won the Georgia Press Association clip contest for 2013.The rules: Photographers throughout the state anonymously submit their best nine entries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-28/young-photographers-hard-work
Senate committee wants more chances to erase criminal records

...able to use their legitimate business decisions about who gets hired."And David Hudson, attorney for the Georgia Press Association, warned that withholding release of arrest information is bad policy."Of course we have other protections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-07/senate-committee-wants-more-chances
On 'leadering-up'

...under state law to justify closed public meetings. The threat must be concrete, according to experts at the Georgia Press Association and the Georgia First Amendment Foundation.Board of Elections members got some bad advice, in our view...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-11-10/leadering
Documents show no actual threat of litigation

...as to why the meeting was closed. What they provided didn't show that, said David Hudson, attorney for Georgia Press Association and The Augusta Chronicle, and Hollie Manheimer, executive director of Georgia First Amendment Foundation.As...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-06/documents-show-no-actual
Richmond County Board of Elections closes meeting on election dates to public

...under the Open Records Act for documents showing proof of a threat.David Hudson, the general counsel for Georgia Press Association, pointed out that the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a meeting cannot be closed based on attorney-client...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-10-31/richmond-count