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Commissioners to elect new mayor pro tem laws left over from the former Richmond County Commission.The city-county consolidation act created an in-house law department currently headed by General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie, but he is not the county attorney.If the provision...
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An employee of an Augusta payday loan business admitted Wednesday she stole $50,173.
Metro | Aiken County Crime | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Board keeps MC Squared bid IN OTHER ACTION TUESDAY - Commissioners voted to put the city's legal business in the hands of the in-house law department's interim general counsel, Chiquita Johnson, and her staff and refer legal work as needed to former city...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Extras could hinder budget

...workshop for further discussion on the matter. - Voted to hire J. Pope Langstaff as general counsel for an in-house law department and Chiquita T. Johnson as staff attorney. Salaries will be approved later. - Approved a request by Charles...
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Ellis Street Canal | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Commissioners can't keep their seats

...INTO UNEMPLOYMENT: Eugene Jessup - the Macon attorney commissioners first hired as general counsel for their in-house law department and then asked to resign, has refused to do so. He's written a letter to city officials indicating he has...
City Ink | Augusta State University | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Coliseum Authority
Attorney dismisses requests

...commissioners had also requested copies of the computer hard drive of Lisa Williams, a secretary in the city's in-house law department. Mr. Williams contends he already has a copy of Mr. Russell's computer hard drive, but he will not say...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
City attorney is asked to resign

Four months after hiring a general counsel to lead the city's in-house law department, Augusta commissioners have asked Eugene Jessup to resign. Mr. Jessup was given a letter asking for his resignation Monday...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Commission takes 'no action'

...hire a general counsel and staff attorney for an in-house law department. And they didn't discuss commissioners' travel...of a general counsel and staff attorney for an in-house law department, they couldn't muster the votes to do it...
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Turkey-picking time ends, but plenty of talk remains

...JUST SPECULATING: People are wondering why the recommendation to appoint two attorneys to begin creating an in-house law department was not put on Tuesday's commission agenda since it had been announced earlier that it would be. Maybe with...
City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
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City to consider job applicants Eleven people have applied to become the city's general counsel in an in-house law department Augusta commissioners are creating. Seven candidates have applied for the top staff attorney position and six...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission