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'Hap' Harris named interim Augusta commissioner

...Harris, his two-time campaign organizer and a downtown insurance agent, for the five-month appointment at the start of a...that produced Green Stamps, and for the last 25 years as an insurance agent.Smith said the commission's decision to approve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-29/hap-harris-named-interim
Boston, Cambridge become unlikely battlegrounds in fight over tech business regulations

...concern is that they are safe. I want to make sure the drivers have background checks. I want to make sure they have adequate insurance."Safety mandates have been imposed in other cities. Chicago, for example, assesses licensing fees and requires rideshare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-28/boston-cambridge-become-un
Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang latest example of adjusting with age

...If the Braves need to fill another rotation spot quickly and cheaply in 2015, history shows Harang could be an effective insurance option with little risk."Those veteran guys reinvent themselves," Gonzalez said. "I'm sure Aaron was a different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-27/atlanta-braves-aaron-har
Olens: Closed-door talk on interim commission appointment violates law

...according to Clerk of Commission Lena Bonner.At least three men have publicized their interest in the commission vacancy: insurance agent Hap Harris, who headed both of Grady Smith's successful campaigns and is favored by him; Sean Frantom, a former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-28/olens-closed-door-talk-i
How to Use the "Snowflake" Strategy for Debt Repayment

...amount each month.10. Shop around for insurance. If you can save $100 a year on your insurance costs by shopping around and finding a more...use the amount you save on each subsequent insurance payment.11. Skip a beverage and drink...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-09-28/how-use-s
Augusta unemployment unchanged at 8 percent

...Although the rate remained unchanged, the number of jobs increased by 600 and the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance, a measure of new layoffs, declined 28 percent, the state reported.Columbia County at 6.6 percent was the lowest of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/augusta-unemployment-uncha
For the record

...license, misdemeanor counts of excessive window tint, no insurance, driving without vehicle registrationMarlon Victor Grant...reckless driving, driving within a gore, failure to signal, no insurance, driving without a license, improper passing, possession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-09-24/record
Commissioners likely to move ahead on District 7 appointment despite neighborhood group's complaints

...in District 7."Smith said he believes three men ? former school board member and District 7 candidate Kenny Echols, insurance agent Hap Harris and charity development director Sean Frantom ? remain serious contenders for the appointment.Smith said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-25/commissioners-likely-mov
Businesses press for policy changes to help climate

NEW YORK - Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-22/businesses-press-policy-ch
Rants & Raves

...surprised that Capitol City Bank could not provide change to a noncustomer for a $20 bill for bus fare: Banks, just like insurance companies, are private entities in competition for profitable business growth. They are not part of the government. Capitol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-18/rants-raves