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Columbia County approves $700,000 in incentives for development

...discretionary funds" available for such projects.Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the incentive money will be paid only after the development...bring as many as 500 jobs to the area, Cross said.Commissioner Ron Thigpen said the potential tax revenue and job growth the project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-20/columbia-county-approves-7
Columbia County Commission | The Augusta Chronicle

...sales tax at its regular meeting Tuesday. The vote places the list on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot. Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the balanced budget was hammered out over several weeks of trimming requests from department heads to a manageable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/columbia-county-commission
Rants & Raves

...get her more votes. Read her Web site "About Michelle". The very last sentence says she lives in Georgia with her husband Ron and their two children. I would be ticked if my wife didn't think our marriage was any bigger deal than that.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-18/rants-raves
Social media movement takes on photo portrayal of Ferguson shooting victim

In one photo he posted on Twitter, Ron Brown is staring into the camera with a tri-colored bandana covering...convenience store robbery emerged.Twitter users like Augusta's Ron Brown (no relation to the victim) said that biased portrayal paints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/social-media-movement-takes-
Panthers' Newton returning to field

...Carolina Panthers play host to the Kansas City Chiefs tonight.Just how much he'll play remains to be seen.Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects Newton to play at least a quarter, but said it's possible the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback could see additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-16/panthers-newton-returning-fie
Chiefs' Dwyane Bowe suspended for opener for violating NFL's substance-abuse policy

...made an error in judgment. I take responsibility for my mistake and it will not happen again," he said. PANTHERS: Coach Ron Rivera said quarterback Cam Newton will play the first quarter of Sunday night's preseason game against Kansas City, but made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-15/chiefs-dwyane-bowe-suspended-
Selina Kohn is Paine College's first female athletic director

...Kohn served two stints as the school's interim athletic director. From January to April in 2011, she bridged the gap between Ron Spry and Duncan. She again served in an interim role after the departure of Duncan before getting the job full-time."I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/paine-college/2014-08-15/selina-kohn
Panthers to get key pieces back on offense

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Help is on the way for the Carolina Panthers' offense.Coach Ron Rivera said quarterback Cam Newton and running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart will play in the team's second preseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-10/panthers-get-key-pieces-back-
Richmond County Sheriff's Office requesting 2 replacement motorcycles

...riding easy again, and the Augusta Commission will have a chance to green-light the purchases next week.Augusta Fleet Manager Ron Crowden is seeking approval to purchase two 2014 Honda ST1300PA Police Motorcycles at a total cost of $44,800. Should the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-12/richmond-county-sherif
Streamline rules, lawmakers told

...association for the facilities."I do not come to you today in an adversarial manner, but more of a collegial manner," said Ron Scroggy, former director of the Department of Family And Children Services and current executive director of the Georgia Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/streamline-rules-lawmake