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Put Garrison in office

...neighborhoods but also provide many jobs.He also wants to try and get all commissioners to work together to get Richmond County government working to outpace the progress in Columbia County. He thinks too much is spent on individuals' thoughts and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-05/put-garrison-office
Rants & Raves

...troops in Korea. WHEN WAS THE last time there was a full audit of all departments and commissioners of the Richmond County government? WE NEED STRONG armed forces to keep us free. Please don't let us fall behind. IF THE VOTERS KEEP voting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-15/rants-raves
Augusta Commissioners' opinions still differ on 'slum' designation

...working at the Tobacco Road garage were making barbecue grills and selling them. And everybody who was anybody in Richmond County government got free gasoline at the city pumps and their vehicles washed and serviced.When The Augusta Chronicle started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-09-14/augusta-commiss
Fees soak south Richmond

I received two items in the mail recently from Augusta-Richmond County government. One was the water/sewage bill with what appears to be a 100 percent increase in the sewage fee. The other was a letter to tell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-04/fees-soak-south-richmond
Disparity exists in Augusta's property tax system

The disparity is built into the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government's charter ? two overlapping tax districts in which property owners pay for government services in two distinct and, at times, unequal ways.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-15/disparity-exists-augusta
Hair-trigger reaction

...to 1,082. Cobb County saw an 89 percent hike to 1,212 last month."In Augusta, a recent spot check of Richmond County government by The Chronicle revealed 40 gun permit applications in a single day; they had been running at about 10 to 15...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-01-14/hair-trigger-reaction
School bus drivers, crossing guards lose summer jobless benefits

...Richmond County Sheriff's Office to apply for the benefits ever since the group was assigned to Augusta-Richmond County government during consolidation.And despite the federal order, Richmond County guards never saw their benefits reinstated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-26/school-bus-drivers-cross
Augusta businesses, people got $400 million from federal government in 2012

...landed $37.2 million in U.S. Army contracts in 2012, according to the data.The consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was Augusta's third-largest federal contractor last year, with a large water treatment project at Fort...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-29/augusta-businesses-peopl
Rants & Raves

...a traffic light in Appling. What a waste of taxpayer's money. MR. BECK BEING fired is a mockery to the Richmond County government. IT IS A FEDERAL LAW that the bus drivers wear a seat belt. Bus drivers need to buckle up and not fly through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-04-29/rants-raves-0
Public invited to revived July Fourth signers ceremony

...10 a.m. Wednesday.The tribute will be at the Signers Monument on Greene Street in front of the Augusta-Richmond County Government Center, said James R. Hanby Sr., a 1989 graduate of Hephzibah High School and a justice of the peace in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-07-02/public-invited-revived-july-