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North Augusta water park construction delayed by rain

...Columbia County's planning staff over building permits and infrastructure concerns. Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross told The Chron icle in September that the project failed to gain traction in his county in part because of a misunderstanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-09/north-augusta-water-park-cons
Confusion holds up rain tax preview

...got to control it. What I'd like to see is quality growth." said Richardson, who is said to be commission Chairman Ron Cross' pick because his campaign manager, Jean Garniewicz, was Cross' former campaign manager.Grzybowski, a retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-10-18/confusion-holds
Readers grade area officials on leadership

...in Pringle. If given the choice, Minchew said, Pringle would get all A's. Columbia County Com mis sion Chairman Ron Cross mostly fared well along with the rest of the commission. Like Williams, Cross said he understands that it's nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-10/readers-grade-area-offic
Rants & Raves

...a military memorial and people have to pay to put things on it? They wanted Fort Gordon to pay for a plaque that was Ron Cross' idea. These Republicans are spending money like Democrats and the citizens of the county are getting their pockets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-07/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...hang up in your face. Let's demand cheaper rates. More competition is needed. The prices should be mandated. HEY, RON CROSS, how about more stoplights before someone gets killed on Hereford Farm Road? You let folks build 400-home subdivisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-04/rants-raves
9/11 remembered in Augusta area

...I bet every one of you remember exactly where you were when you heard the news,' said county commission Chairman Ron Cross. "Things like that don't go away. They are not erased. They are etched forever as one of the tragic profound events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-11/911-remembered-augusta-area
Five qualify for Columbia County commission race

...election's key issue.Bartley, a builder, previously ran an unsuccessful campaign to unseat com mis sion Chairman Ron Cross. Grzybowski recently retired as a lieutenant colonel after 23 years in the Army and works as a military contractor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/five-qualify-columbia-co
New library planned for Harlem

...500-square-foot library, which has structural issues from the weight of the books. Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the library is a quality of life amenity necessary for the growing community. "We tried hard to include Harlem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-13/new-library-planned-harl
Richardson holds fundraising lead in District 3 Columbia County Commission race

...Jim Bartley, a builder and political activist, who made an unsuccessful charge last year to block Commission Chairman Ron Cross from another term.According to his report, Bartley has raised a total of $2,550 in cash and $500 in in-kind contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-10-26/richardson-hol
Candidates for state, local seats speak at Columbia County forum

...to fill the remainder of Taylor's term. Bartley, a builder, unsuccessfully ran against county Commission Chairman Ron Cross last year. Grzybowski recently retired as a lieutenant colonel after 23 years in the Army and works as a military contractor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-09-29/candidates-state-local-seats-sp