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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
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
Local leaders talk area growth

...we've now got to connect those things and bring people back into the city."In Columbia County, Commission Chairman Ron Cross said that rapid growth is demanding change and requiring that officials respond.The county is currently updating its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-25/local-leade
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
Columbia County commission passes vote to stormwater utility 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
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