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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
Columbia County commissioners approve severance package for Barry Smith

...was approved without discussion."We thought he had done a good enough job over the years to warrant that," Chairman Ron Cross said. "It was requested and we talked about it and decided it was the thing to do."Smith resigned July 27, after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-04/columbia-county-commissi
House special election date to be set for Nov. 3 by Gov. Deal

...on a resolution, which will be given to the Board of Elections, who in turn will set the date.Commission Chairman Ron Cross said he expected the commission to take up the issue of an election resolution at the next regular meeting on Aug. 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-07-22/house-special-
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
Rants & Raves

...What about the facts? Our county is superior to any other county in Georgia, which is why I choose to live here. Ron Cross has led us through recession, kept the books balanced, listened to the voters in SPLOST referendums, pushed for a better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/rants-raves
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
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