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Gov. Deal accepts Jackson's resignation from Augusta Commission

...Richmond County and the State of Georgia."Deal copied Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver, Mayor Pro tem Corey Johnson and Richmond County Probate Judge Harry James III in approving Jackson's resignation letter, which is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-22/governor-accepts-jackson
Commission to discuss Jackson replacement Monday

Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson said Thursday he expects the Augusta Commission to nominate District 6 Commissioner-elect Ben Hasan to replace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-21/commission-discuss-jacks
Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...resigned his leadership post as the Senate president pro tem two weeks earlier in order to keep his Senate seat and...Governors Association. McConnell, then Senate president pro tem, questioned whether Sanford broke the law by not transferring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-01/haley-surgery-means-democrat
City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...feet the No. 2 point in his "10-Point Advocacy Plan."In his campaign for the Dis trict 22 state Senate seat, Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson said he was pushing for the creation of a "college row" along Walton Way and surrounding areas to give college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-02/augusta-commiss
Augusta Commission votes 7-0 to raise property taxes

...but Guilfoyle left the meeting for an appointment. Jackson was present for the 4-4 vote but not the 7-0 vote. Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson, Lockett and commissioners Marion Williams and Bill Fennoy voted for the 2-mill hike.Finance Director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/augusta-commission-votes
Augusta Commission calls off search for administrator after failure to reach consensus on finalists

...Donnie Smith to take no action and discontinue the search after nearly two hours of discussion behind closed doors. Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson, who lost a Tuesday runoff bid for state Senate, and Joe Jackson were not present for the vote.The three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-23/augusta-commission-calls
Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

...Friday, Lockett said he hadn't heard from the mayor since, while other commissioners such as Grady Smith and Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson are saying they prefer other candidates."I think the mayor is going to have a difficult time getting unanimous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-22/augusta-might-be-close-n
Voters return to polls to settle runoffs

...face Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn in November.On the Democratic ballot in Richmond County is a runoff between Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson and attorney Harold Jones for the Democratic nomination for the Georgia Senate District 22 seat being vacated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-21/voters-return-
Augusta Commission searches for consensus on candidates for city administrator

...guez, but "hasn't spoken with all of them at this point," said Al Dallas, the mayor's executive assistant.Mayor Pro Tem Corey John son said he was most impressed with Jackson. He said Jackson fit his expectations for having served in a deputy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-19/augusta-commission-searc
Compromise on tax increase expected at called meeting

...possible compromise on a property tax increase after defeating a $9 million increase at a called meeting Monday.Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson, one of seven to vote against the 2-mill increase Monday, said he hopes to join at least five other commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-29/compromise-tax-increase-