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Columbia County approves new housing district, keeps moratorium

...fixing the problems we faced in the past by providing long-term upgrades for the community's building standards."Ron Cross, the county commission chairman, agreed and said he was glad to see green space requirements and side setbacks were increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-16/columbia-county-approves
Columbia County Commission to examine new housing district

...after the moratorium was passed to better accommodate the 3,700 cyber defense workers coming to Fort Gordon by 2019.Ron Cross, the county commission chairman, said he was glad to see side setbacks were increased from an original proposal of 7...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-31/columbia-county-commissi
Rants & Raves

...Columbia County planning folks, but it is an environmental disaster for our streams, creeks and river. Maybe this is how Ron Cross is making good on "Eat my dust, Rich mond County!" Well, drink my sediment that is filling the Augusta Canal, your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-27/rants-raves
New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...including Atlanta ? prompted business leaders to push for a statewide solution.Columbia County Commission Chair Ron Cross said he understands the state and metro Atlanta need more transportation funding but was disappointed state legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/new-georgia-road-funding
Rants & Raves

...gas station sushi, a Jimmy Carter economic plan, a Brian Williams news report and prayers for peace from Al Sharpton. RON CROSS and his lackeys at the planning services division are all "concerned" with the environmental impact of a water park...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-28/rants-raves
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
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
Columbia County cuts ribbon at official grand opening of new BMX track and skate park

...said Luke, who topped the inaugural race field. "They can run nationals here."Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross was on hand for the ribbon-cutting and liked what he saw ? not just of the new track and skate park but of the facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-28/columbia-county-cuts-ribbon-o
Census: Richmond County population increases slightly

...population by about 3,000 people each year, before we even look at what Fort Gordon might do in the future," said Ron Cross, chairman of the Columbia County Board of Commissioners.Cross said the growth likely keeps pace with a University of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-25/census-richmond-county-popula