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Model planes are big business

...executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes.When airlines start flying to new cities, make deals with other carriers or finance new jets, these high-quality models ? typically 1 to 2 feet long ? provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-21/model-planes-are-big-business
Fort Gordon Army chaplain's wife wins 2015 Spouse of the Year award

...that's what made us click. We both had this dream of empowering marriages," Weathers said.Through deployments and new cities, the couple found fertile ground and rich opportunities for fulfilling their dream. With her husband, Army Chaplain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-20/fort-gordon-army-wife-wins-n
Visa wants to track smartphones to combat credit card fraud

...risk for fraud.When that person travels outside their home area, the phone will notify Visa that they've entered a new city or country, using either the phone's cellular network or a Wi-Fi network. When the Visa card is used for a transaction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/visa-wants-track-smartphon
Augusta Commission passes 2015 budget with stormwater fee, raises for deputies

Weighing commission support for pricey budget adds and new fees, new City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson secured seven supporting votes from Augusta Commission members Tuesday, enough to pass a 2015...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-02/augusta-commission-passe
Hyde Park residents question spending

A bevy of upset Hyde Park residents were on hand for new city Administrator Janice Allen Jackson's first commission meeting Tuesday, demanding to know where $4 million in relocation funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-18/hyde-park-residents-ques
Mayor-elect's office space untouched by committee

...overflow office space he sought at Augusta Municipal Building after a move to convert the newly-remodeled space into the new city administrator's offices failed to pass committee Monday.Part of the $40 million renovation of the building now 78...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-27/mayor-elects-office-spac
Commissioners debate franchise fee increase at retreat

...from the old city's tendency to balance its budget from water collections while failing to make system improvements.New city administrator Janice Allen Jackson, who starts work next month, and mayor-elect Hardie Davis, also attended the retreat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-10/commissioners-debate-fra
Upcoming Calendar

...Sheriff Richard Roundtree, Fire Chief Chris James, Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Pringle, new city administrator Janice Jackson and Solicitor General Kelly McIntyre; freeDOCTOR WHO FAN CLUB MEETING: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-26/upcoming-calenda
Augusta needs to improve tree maintenance efforts, study finds

...Harrisburg is worth $8.6 million, but the city's efforts to care for these assets need improvement, said the author of a new city tree study released last week.The city and the nonprofit tree organization Trees for Augusta jointly funded the $22...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-02/augusta-needs-improve-tr
Augusta administrator Janice Allen Jackson wants deputy administrators to remain until replacements hired

As her plate of responsibilities continues to fill, new City Admini strator Janice Allen Jackson asked the Augusta Commission to retain interim administrators Tameka Allen and Steve Cassell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-24/augusta-administrator-ja