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Columbia County approves new housing district, keeps moratorium

...moratorium the commission placed on rezoning applications for high-density housing on Feb. 17, but county administrator Scott Johnson said the measure will likely go until Aug. 4."The moratorium is still in effect," said Andrew Strickland, Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-16/columbia-county-approves
Columbia County task force wants all contractors checked with proper permits and licenses observed

...certificates better by requiring contractors to have a copy with them at all times on job sites," said County Administrator Scott Johnson. "It's our first line of defense. If we ask for it, they need to show it."Most contractors are required to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/columbia-county-task-force-w
1 dead in early-morning fire at Evans retirement community

...mid-day press conference that the sprinklers came on at some point but didn't know when. Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson said the Marshall Square community buildings were built up to county fire code standards."There were definitely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-02/1-dead-early-morning-fire-ev
Columbia County commissioners approve zoning ordinance creating new housing classifcation

...expenses and 9 percent increase in capital requests, according to a budget summary memo from County Administrator Scott Johnson and Finance Director Leanne Reece.The increases are offset by additional growth in the property tax digest, estimated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-02/columbia-county-creates-
Columbia County training track building for law enforcement, first responders clears hurdle

...property behind the Columbia County Sheriff's Office's new training complex building.Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson said he expects the addition of the tracks to make the complex a regional law enforcement training hub."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-10/columbia-county-training
Columbia County puts six-month halt on dense residential rezonings

...can lead to strain on infrastructure and roads."It's just about all we are getting now," county Administrator Scott Johnson said of the rezoning requests.Commissioner Bill Morris said he was voting for the moratorium because of the potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/columbia-county-puts-six
Columbia County official considering expanding stormwater penalties

...by resolution adopted from time to time," according to its Code of Ordinances.Bennett said county administrator Scott Johnson and attorney Chris Driver are rewriting the ordinance, which has been in the works for almost a year. Neither returned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-31/columbia-county-official
Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...infrastructure in place, such as water, sewer, parks and roads, that helped us grow over the course of our history," said Scott Johnson, Columbia County administrator. "We have been able to stay ahead of the curve for some time, but recently we have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-25/columbia-county-225th-birthd
Wife accused of stealing $400,000 from husband's firm

...to discuss the back taxes and to work out a resolution, according to a letter from Bridges to county Administrator Scott Johnson.Bridges asked county commission members to consider waiving penalties on the taxes, which amounted to more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-17/wife-accused-stealing-
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson win duels at Daytona

...Danica Patrick's car, sending her into a spin that collected cars driven by Bobby Labonte, Ryan Newman and Brian Scott.Johnson led the restart with two laps of overtime remaining and he had no trouble staying there.Kyle Busch rallied to finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-19/dale-earnhardt-jr-jimmie-j