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City approves $2.8 million for Hyde Park relocations

...moving residents of the historically black neighborhood "institutionalized racism."District 2 Commissioner and Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson thanked former Administrator Fred Russell for believing in the project and fellow commissioners for seeing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-16/city-approves-28-million
Commission abandons plans to audit Hyde Park project, Housing and Community Development Department

...and recent complaints from remaining Hyde Park residents about how $4.5 million had been allocated.Last week, Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson said he wanted to adjust the audit's focus to Wheeler's former department and exclude other involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-08/commission-abandons-plan
South Carolina State to receive $12M from reserve fund; Haley refuses to participate in vote

...the $12 million plan, as recommended by a group of former and current college presidents assembled by Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman. The plan calls for the school to receive $6 million this fiscal year to pay long-overdue bills, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-08/south-carolina-state-receive-
Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities plan pulled from committee agenda

...the full commission to reconsider last week's vote to audit the city's Hyde Park resident relocation project. Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson said he wanted to expand the audit to include the entire Housing and Community Development department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-07/augusta-recreation-parks
Broader audit, more terminations sought as administration changes

...short list for needing replacement, while controversy surrounding Wheeler's departure continued to mount Friday.Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson, who is leaving office this year, said he was pushing Monday for the commission to reconsider its Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-05/broader-audit-more-termi
Crowded field competing for mayor pro tem

...commissioners will try to pick a mayor pro tem today, agreeing only on one thing...to do it. "I'd love to be mayor pro tem," said Commissioner Jerry Brigham...no give and take." Outgoing Mayor Pro Tem Freddie Handy echoed those sentiments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/06/met_220131.shtml
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Prostitution arrests thwart license request to open Wheeler Road massage parlor

...commission's four-person Public Services Committee.Commissioner Marion Williams motioned to approve the license and Mayor Pro tem Corey Johnson seconded, but Grady Smith, who represents the district where the shop would be located, voted no, denying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-11/prostitutio
A true hometown hero

...Sanders' solid, distinguished leadership propelled him into roles of greater authority as floor leader and then president pro tem under Gov. Ernest Vandiver.State law forbade governors to run for consecutive terms. So by the time Sanders rose to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-17/true-hometown-hero
Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

...representing Richmond, Glascock and Jefferson counties.By 1958, he was the floor leader of the Senate and president pro tem ? considered a meteoric rise for a man still in his early 30s.In 1962, Sanders, a lifelong Baptist, said he decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/ex-gov-carl-sanders-dies
Hyde Park residents question spending

...however, was the law firm Frails and Wilson, showed as receiving $2.4 million, including $22,050 for mileage.Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson claimed the report was misleading, that the law firm actually only garnered $200 per real estate closing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-18/hyde-park-residents-ques