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Columbia County Commission OKs first reading of revamped ordinance on stormwater utility rules, credits

...We don't have a means in the ordinance to pursue overdue fees and this allows us to do that," Commission Chairman Ron Cross said before the measure passed with a unanimous vote unanimously.Both measures will come before the commission for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-03/columbia-county-commissi
Rants & Raves

...the North Augusta Starbucks: When are you going to fix the pothole going into your parking lot? THIS WHOLE THING about Ron Cross and the Columbia County Commission trying to force promoters to give them tickets and backstage passes ... and then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-10/rants-raves
Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...the next four years."The county has evolved into such a different place than what we have ever seen before," said Ron Cross, 73, the chairman of the Columbia County Board of Commissioners.Cross said he is confident the county can adjust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-25/columbia-county-225th-birthd
Top stories of 2014: Battle for Columbia County hospital continues

...hospital has been part of Columbia County's long-term plan for some time, said Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross."We all agreed we needed a hospital," he said.University and Doctors were denied a certificate of need for a free-standing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-30/battle-columbia-county-hospi
Cleanup bill lingers from ice storm that paralyzed area

...that crippled metro Atlanta.Deal, along with Augusta May or Deke Cophenhaver and Colum bia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross, toured the damaged area by helicopter Feb. 13. The following week, storm-ravaged Aiken County was visited by South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-25/cleanup-bill-lingers-ice-sto
Columbia County commission passes vote to stormwater utilty fees by 2017

...county's stormwater utility fee, more than doubling the current fee by 2017.The measure passed 3-2, with Chairman Ron Cross and newly seated District 3 Com mis sioner Mack Taylor voting against the fee increase.The other commissioners voted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-17/columbia-county-commissi
Champions Club Roundup kicks off 36th annual Augusta Futurity

...cowboy hats and boots as well as area leaders like Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis and Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross at the annual Champions Club Roundup at the Morris Museum of Art.Morris thanked futurity officials, sponsors and volunteers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/futurity/2015-01-13/champions-club-roundup-k
Columbia County proposes stormwater utility rate increase

...proposed rate change that would more than double the current fee over the next three years.Only Commission Chairman Ron Cross voted in opposition. He declined to say why he opposed the increase.County Administrator Scott Johnson said the issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-05/columbia-county-proposes
Rants & Raves

...County. All we need to replace the existing four is to buy four parrots and save the taxpayers money. That way we have Ron Cross and his four parrots. THE SOCIAL SECURITY checks I get with a "raise" are an absolute joke. My medicine is now $530...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-05/rants-raves
Georgia House District 125 incumbent Earnest Smith dogged by campaign financial reporting issues

...candidates' activities going back at least four years, such as the probe that led to Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross' Sept. 26 consent order and $2,750 fine.Garrett, despite making his first attempt at elected office this year...

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