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Regional commissions good and bad, audit shows

...with changes in state and federal law.Every county and city is automatically a member of a commission. Often, local politicians will complain that their city or county isn't getting its money's worth for the annual dues it is required to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-18/regional-commissioners-g
Morris: I won't apologize for voicing objections

...in Geor gia and South Carolina to this project may be as wide a coalition as I've seen. It includes state and local politicians, led by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, as well as business leaders, environmental groups and families whose property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/morris-i-wont-apologize-voici
Ramblin' Rhodes: Gibson Brothers' bluegrass derived from unusual beginnings

...Co., into one of the greatest companies of its kind.Margaret Twiggs: If you think Sylvia Cooper is tough on local politicians, you should have known her predessor, who raked stupid and corrupt politicians over hot coals with her articles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-10-05/ramblin-rhodes-gibson
San Francisco's last gun store to close

...great pleasure to be your last San Francisco gun shop."Alcairo said the breaking point came this summer when a local politician proposed a law that would require High Bridge Arms to record every gun sale on video and submit a weekly report of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-04/san-franciscos-last-gun-st
The Way We Were: Duke Restaurant

...from former governor and President Jimmy Carter to U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood campaigned there."All of the local politicians would come here," a customer told a reporter on the restaurant's final day of business. "You'd see all of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-23/way-we-were-duke-restaurant
Loss to Floyd Mayweather could be a political win for Manny Pacquiao

...against Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend, certainly has that working for him.Having established himself as a local politician, the natural path for Pacquiao, 36, would be the 24-seat Senate, a national position, which has been used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-10/loss-floyd-mayweathe
Memphis Pyramid seeks former glory with new Bass Pro Shops

...no real purpose.It's time for the Pyramid to be reborn.To the delight of outdoorsmen, tourist officials and local politicians, the Pyramid opened Wednesday as the newest location for Bass Pro Shops.The outdoor goods retailer has converted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/travel/2015-04-30/memphis-pyramid-seeks-former
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...and everything is for sale.' "Folks who have read it say some of the characters are identifiable as state and local politicians and other public figures, who probably turned a ghostly shade of pale when they read it.Temple is working on his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...measure requiring a higher burden of proof when fining local politicians over late campaign finance reports.The House bill...bill requires the state ethics commission to prove local politicians knowingly and willfully refused to file their campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
Notable Deaths of 2014

...was president of Harrell S. Tiller Realty, a successful businessman and among the last of an influential group of local politicians hailing from south Augusta.DAVID DRAKELEYDEC. 21Drakeley, a native of Derby, England, owned The Highlander...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-31/notable-deaths-2014