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SC towns, counties spur state to ban texting

...just no way for the average driver to be able to navigate all those ... requirements that are being imposed by local governments. That's why we need a uniform texting ban that eliminates or prevents all of these local ordinances so everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-19/sc-towns-counties-spur-state-
Senator received support from probation firm owner, bondsmen group

...responsibility of supervising misdemeanor probationers onto local governments in 2000. They can create their own probation departments...for the services. With private companies charging local governments nothing for their services ? their income derives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-18/senator-received-suppo
Of Mutual Interest: Fighting the tide aided fund investors

...again.Detroit's bankruptcy filing last year spooked investors away from municipal bonds, which are issued by local governments. Fears about rising interest rates also hurt: A jump would knock down prices for all bonds because their yields would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-06/fighting-tide-aided-fund-i
Farmers do not get individual aid for cleanup

...property and I have not even touched the tip of it."Because public assistance grants are available to state and local governments on a cost-sharing basis, and intended for "emergency protective measures" and "hazard mitigation projects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/farmers-do-not-get-individual
Probation bill clarified

...conditions of probation that impose financial hardships on probationers. Private probation fees (contracted with local government) were not tied to taxpayer-subsidized, state-run probation fees. The claim of excessive monitoring fees was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-02/probation-bill-clarified
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Augusta Richmond County Planning Comm...

...opponent to an application for a rezoning action who has made campaign contributions aggregating $250.00 or more to a local government official within two years of the rezoning application must file a disclosure report with the governing authority...

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Paul Menard skips qualifying session at Fontana following birth of child

...suitable arrangements can be finalized soon."Miles added that IndyCar was "encouraged by the efforts" from the local government and local promoters.IndyCar raced in Sao Paulo from 2010 until last year, but local promoters were not able to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-21/paul-menard-skips-qualifyi
EMS council must revisit November decision to name Augusta 'sole provider' of emergency services

...Chronicle.Instead of following state laws, the council's decision seemed to be "centered solely on whether a local government entity should be in control of EMS services within its jurisdiction," O'Neal wrote, citing audio recordings from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-12/ems-council-must-revisit
Mayoral hopefuls fill forum with nonsense

...diversifying the economy to make Augusta an entertainment capital, helping small businesses and creating jobs.How can local government diversify the economy? And does government actually create jobs? Most every commission and mayoral candidate talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-15/mayoral-hopeful
Sunday bar ban in Savannah waived for St. Patrick's Day

...won't be open."Gov. Nathan Deal, a teetotaler who's previously OKed relaxing Sunday liquor laws as long as local governments get the final say, signed Thursday a waiver allowing Savannah bars to open from 12:30 p.m. until midnight on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-15/sunday-bar-ban-savannah-waive