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...speakerCOLUMBIA - State Rep. Jay Lucas, elected to replace disgraced former Speaker Bobby Harrell as the House's presiding officer, pledged Tuesday to lead in a way that encourages all members to speak up as they work together to change the public's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-02/across-region
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell suspends himself from office

...such a crime.Cook's opinion also concluded the indictments immediately disqualified Harrell as the chamber's presiding officer, so Lucas had to suspend Harrell.In a follow-up letter to Harrell, Lucas called that a moot issue.Lucas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-11/south-carolina-house-spe
If he had a hammer: Augusta's next mayor needs stronger powers

...for a repeat after a fresh start.So the commissioners designed a governing structure that retained the mayor as a presiding officer and put the administrator in a box surrounded by the 10 members of the board, each with their own interests and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-14/if-he-had-hammer
Robert Symms, Augusta photographer, dies

...for the Handicapped and Bethlehem Community Center.Along with his wife Helen, he served as co-president and presiding officer of the Adult Couples and Singles Class at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church since 1987, where he was also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-08/robert-symms-augusta-photogra
Robert Symms

...Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Taipei in 1991. Along with his wife, Helen, he served as co-President and presiding officer of the Adult Couples and Singles Class at Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church since 1987, where he is also...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170963554
Soldier sent text about windfall, investigator says

...still a mystery."The soldier's Article 32 hearing is similar in several ways to a civilian grand jury. The presiding officer, Maj. John McLaughlin, will report to Fort Stewart commanders whether there's enough evidence to try Aguigui...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-01/soldier-sent-text-abou
S.C. voters to decide whether governor and lieutenant governor run on same ticket in 2018

...saying they want the state's governor and No. 2 to run on the same ticket and the state Senate to elect its own presiding officer, meaning the lieutenant governor would no longer preside over the chamber.Former Gov. Mark Sanford pushed the proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-10-06/sc-voters-deci
Music Hall of Fame closes doors

...hoped for in September of 1996 when the museum opened."In 1977, Zell Miller, then the lieutenant governor and presiding officer over the Georgia Senate, created the Senate's Music Recording Industry Committee to study the economic impact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/ramblin-rhodes/2011-06-01/music-hall-fame
Ga. panel OKs PSC chairman vote change

...the year to finish his one-year term in the post. It represented a small victory for him by not ousting him as presiding officer, but he had fought efforts to change the selection of the chairman since he joined the commission last year.He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-02-29/ga-panel-oks-psc-chairma
News Analysis: Cagle's withdrawal stirs up elections in multiple ways

...donations from former Cagle givers. Mr. Cagle's departure also changes the strategic equation for Democrats. As the presiding officer in the Senate, he would have been made to defend every unpopular vote in that chamber. And he would have had to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/20/met_521033.shtml
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