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Out-of-state 'super speeders' ignore Georgia fines, audit shows

...http://bit.ly/1MbWwCn). The Georgia Department of Driver Services does not use private collection agencies or reporting to credit bureaus in its efforts to collect the fines, according to the audit.However, about 75 percent of the accumulated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-14/out-state-super-speeders-ignore-geo
Regional commissions good and bad, audit shows

...Community Affairs) should improve communications with RCs by clarifying both the contract language and expectations of required reporting responsibilities," the auditors wrote. "Finally, the (Department of Human Services) Transportation Services Section...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-18/regional-commissioners-g
Stronger economy, cheaper gas mean clogged roads this Thanksgiving

...is basically flat compared to last year, with a mere 0.3 percent or 69 cent average increase, according to the Airlines Reporting Corp., which processes ticket transactions for airlines and travel agencies.Bus use will continue to grow, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-17/stronger-economy-cheaper-g
First work session yields no changes to Augusta administrator's 2016 budget

...consumers an estimate of their fee, according to Jackson.Other budget additions include a capital projects manager ? reporting to the administrator, to replace limited oversight by the finance department of sales tax and construction projects ? and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-16/first-work-session-yield
River Watch traffic slows down

Motorists are reporting eastbound River Watch Parkway commuting has slowed this morning.Richmond County dispatchers report an accident about 7:30 a.m. near River Watch and 15th Street, however morning commuters are reporting stalls as far back as the Comcast entrance.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/river-watch-traffic-slows-do
Your Money: Don't fall victim to bogus tech support calls

Many residents are still reporting to your BBB that they have received telephone calls from individuals...which could allow them to monitor your keystrokes. Many people reporting this crime to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center indicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-06/your-money-dont-fall-victi
Columbia County rain totals

Columbia County emergency services authorities are reporting heavy rainfall levels for Sunday including more than 5 inches of rain recorded at the Clarks Hill Water Plant in Appling.All...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/columbia-county-rain-totals
Stay off flooded steets, Columbia mayor warns

COLUMBIA -- The National Weather Service is reporting major flooding in the South Carolina capital, the result of a dangerous rainstorm drenching parts of the East Coast.Police say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-10-04/stay-flooded-steets-columbia
Friend of Charleston church shooting suspect is now under investigation by federal authorities

...COLUMBIA - A friend of the suspect in the Charleston church shooting is being investigated for lying to police and not reporting everything he may have known about the crime, a federal law enforcement official has told The Associated Press.Separately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-16/friend-charleston-church-shooting-s
Georgia House District 125 incumbent Earnest Smith dogged by campaign financial reporting issues

A string of campaign financial reporting issues dating to the start of his Georgia...a recent example of a long string of reporting issues, including failing to properly...Johnson said.Campaign financial reporting is known to trip up candidates inexperienced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-01/georgia-house-district-125-incu