Refine Search

  •  
  •  
New case raises old criticisms of the way Augusta's Procurement Department awards city contracts

...you're going."Cobb County (Ga.) Interim Purchasing Director Mark Kohntopp also said that a missing or incorrect...educate people," he said.Sams, who has been purchasing director since 1996, declined an interview request for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-11-06/new-case-raises-old-crit
Government | Metro | Government
3 finalists named for director of housing

...career in city government as a budget analyst in the Richmond County Finance Department 16 years ago, has been purchasing director since 1998. Other finalists are Tony Lamont Johnson, a business development manager for the city of Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/25/met_49165.shtml
Metro
Blame for public works problems is shuffled around

...Richmond County grand jury that severely criticized black officials, including former Fire Chief Ronnie Few, Purchasing Director Geri Sams, and now-deceased Commissioners Lee Beard and Henry Brigham. No criminal charges were filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/27/cit_445191.shtml
City Ink | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
School offices head downtown

...Wednesday, but employees should began working on the top two floors by Monday, said David Arnold, the district's purchasing director who is spearheading the move. Superintendent Charles Larke told board members he is saving money by having staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/met_419199.shtml
Metro
Across South Carolina

Credit accusations get college official arrested ORANGEBURG -A grand jury has indicted the purchasing director for South Carolina State University, accusing him of using a school-issued credit card to buy a television and other personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/met_388326.shtml
Metro
Spokeswoman's 'butt' creates controversy

...think I would have used the term 'butt' to describe passengers," Mr. Young wrote in a June 26 e-mail to Purchasing Director Geri Sams. "Doesn't sound professional." Ms. Sams agreed in a July 2 response, writing that the purchasing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/13/met_381039.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Hot gathering spots

...Housing Director Keven Mack, Commissioner Bill Kuhlke, Chief Superior Court Judge William M. Fleming Jr., Purchasing Director Geri Sams, former Augusta Charter Committee Chairman Bill Thompson WHY POLITICS HAPPENS THERE: According to its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/06/met_380413.shtml
Metro
Judge ends work of special grand jury

...commissioners of "hijacking" the city's purchasing department by protecting its director and calls for the removal of Purchasing Director Geri Sams. NOV. 19, 2002: The 10th and final presentment attacks government structure, questions officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/26/met_370804.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Audit puts heat on grand jury

...assassination" instead of an independent report. Commissioner Richard Colclough agreed. "I've always said our purchasing director does a good job," he said. "I think that she was judged unfairly by the grand jury." Ms. Sams sat in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/16/met_369884.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Special grand jury hits leaders

...latest presentment. Grand jurors say Mr. Kolb is guilty of bowing to commission pressure, saying he protected Purchasing Director Geri Sams after a 52-page grand jury presentment released in August blasted her for being incompetent and self-serving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/20/met_359527.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission