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Events of 2001

...Commission votes unanimously to fire city Comptroller Lon Morrey after an external audit shows poor record handling...65 years, in the RICO trial. 19: Former Comptroller Lon Morrey files suit against the city and former City Administrator...
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Across the area

...Augusta, the job had been vacant for more than a year after city commissioners voted unanimously to fire Comptroller Lon Morrey. Deputies investigate shooting of teenager Richmond County sheriff's deputies are investigating the drive-by shooting...
Metro | Augusta State University
A closer look at Woody Merry's bugaboos

...hostile work environment. City settles in the midst of trial for $40,000. DECEMBER 2001: Former city comptroller Lon Morrey sues, contending his firing was racially motivated and in retaliation for questioning purchasing practices. Suit pending...
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Finance director selected

...after commissioners voted unanimously to fire Comptroller Lon Morrey. Finding someone to step in as the city's No. 1 number...commissioners vote unanimously to fire city Comptroller Lon Morrey. MAY 2001: Newly hired city administrator George Kolb...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
County lacks investment manager

...simply is not an immediate concern. "We do not have the staff right now to maximize our return," said Comptroller Lon Morrey. "My gut feeling is we could probably increase revenue if we had a person devoted to investing." A proposed reorganization...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Get a handle on Finance charge couldn't or wouldn't explain why. This week the Augusta Commission finally bit the bullet and let go of Lon Morrey, the city's comptroller. After giving Morrey six months to fix the Finance Department mess, it became clear he was...
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Finance promises overhaul

...know that you inherited some of the problems of your predecessors," Commissioner Andy Cheek told county Comptroller Lon Morrey, who fielded the bulk of commissioners' questions Tuesday. "My concern is creating a structure to prevent this from...
Officials negotiate city posts and the office of Mr. Mack's attorney, Mike Brown, who also represents recently terminated city Comptroller Lon Morrey. Mr. Brown did not immediately return phone calls Wednesday. Mr. Mack would neither confirm nor deny Wednesday that...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Augusta approves finance director

...Augusta's finance director job has been vacant since January 2001, after commissioners voted unanimously to fire Comptroller Lon Morrey. Reach Heidi Coryell Williams at (706) 823-3215 or
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Commission ponders new agencies

...three months on the job. A finance director position has been empty since January, when commissioners fired Comptroller Lon Morrey. City Administrator George Kolb said he has a list of candidates for the fire chief's job narrowed to five, all of...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission