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Georgia Southern has expanded its football home

...training room facilities and Georgia Southern's football hall of fame.A new videoboard, with five times the square footage as the old board, is perched atop the football center.And Georgia Southern hasn't forgotten about the kids who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-03/georgia-southern-has-expa
Augusta Commission set to approve $9 million tax increase

...development by the city's Engineering Department. The fee, typically a few dollars a month, is charged based on the square footage of impermeable surface such as driveways and rooftops, but it hasn't come before the commission yet for approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-27/augusta-commission-set-a
Woman tries shop in district

...300-square-foot stationery store on Eighth Street doesn't fill even a fraction of the hundreds of thousands of square footage left dormant when downtown businesses fled to more monied areas in the suburbs a quarter-century ago. Still, Ms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/03/bus_377369.shtml
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Garbage customers face fee increases in budget plan

...spent millions developing a stormwater fee program expected to cost homeowners at least that much more based on their square footage of non-draining surface, such as roofs and driveways.The garbage and property tax increases, the shift to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-22/garbage-customers-face-f
Bottom line

...stormwater "fee," which would essentially tax property owners for rain runoff.Because it taxes owners based upon square footage of surfaces impervious to water ? i.e., rooftops, driveways and parking lots ? it works like a property tax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-10-13/bottom-line
Augusta engineering department pushes stormwater fee

...Abie Ladson presented a detailed proposal for implementing the fee, which would be billed based on a property's square footage of surfaces impervious to water ? such as rooftops, driveways or parking lots.The fee for a typical household...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-10-08/augusta-engineering-depa
Belle Terrace, Christ Community Health Services expanding to meet patient needs

...Augusta and Christ Commu nity Health Services in downtown Augusta led both clinics to add providers, services and square footage.Belle Terrace recently broke ground on an 18,500-square-foot facility next to its clinic at 2467 Golden Camp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-11-04/belle-terrace-christ-communi
Augusta stormwater fee advances

...steps of a 14-year process.The fee, typically a few dollars per month per homeowner, is based on a structure's square footage of impervious surface, such as rooftops or driveways, and will generate $9.9 million annually, according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-26/augusta-stormwater-fee-a
Augusta Commission approves first phases of stormwater fee

...Abie Ladson.The fee, which has been used by Columbia and Aiken counties for years, is based on a property's square footage of surface impervious to water, such as driveways and rooftops.Typically a few dollars a month per home, the fee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-05/augusta-commission-appro
Taxpayers might get bigger refunds than requested

...1,838, most of them for overpayments because their property tax was based on an overestimate of their homes' square footage.Allen asked to authorize rebates for just the past three years, as state law doesn't require refunds for older...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-12/taxpayers-might-get-bigg