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Five qualify for Columbia County commission race

...Wash chain, recently resigned his position on the county's planning commission to run for the office. Spears is a State Farm Insurance agent and served as a county commissioner from 1999 to 2003. Wilder, another longtime resident and businessman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/five-qualify-columbia-co
Insurer: Georgia files most claims for lightning strikes

ATLANTA - A major insurer says Georgia residents file the most claims for lightning strikes in the country.State Farm officials told WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/1HbPRaa ) that it paid more than $16 million for lightning-related claims in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-06/insurer-georgia-files-most-c
State Farm wants to keep rate changes under wraps

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- State Farm, South Carolina's largest auto...Richard Bates, assistant counsel for State Farm Insurance Cos. in Bloomington...from its customers, or the public, State Farm spokesman Darrin Brown said Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/bus_241206.shtml
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Lightning visits Georgia frequently

Lightning can strike anywhere, but it appears to strike most in Georgia.According to State Farm insurance, Georgia residents file the most claims for lightning strikes in the country.The National Weather Service also named...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-14/lightning-visits-georgia-freq
State Farm Lowers South Carolina Auto Rates

...you're a South Carolina resident with State Farm insurance, you're in luck. The...of the day:Effective March 9, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co...experience over the past several years, State Farm projects what the number and cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2009-02-10/state-f
State Farm Lowers Auto Insurance Rates

Effective Nov. 21, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. is decreasing its overall rate...2.2 percent, according to a release. After the rate change, State Farm's overall rate level in Georgia will be 11.9 percent lower than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2011-10-25/state-f
State Farm agrees to cap rate increase

...South Carolina homeowners covered by State Farm, one of the state's largest insurance...third straight year of higher rates. State Farm plans to raise rates an average of...administrative law judge Monday. Elam said State Farm already had raised its overall rates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/14/bus_397002.shtml
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E-mails could help Katrina victims in State Farm suits

...Attorneys for homeowners suing State Farm Insurance Cos. after Hurricane Katrina...from an engineering firm that helped State Farm adjust claims after the Aug. 29...hurricane destroyed thousands of homes. State Farm denies pressuring engineers to change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/bus_124302.shtml
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Lawsuit against State Farm Insurance Co.

...spent the next year battling with State Farm Insurance Co., contending it forced...5.5 million current and former State Farm auto insurance customers, could...trade group. Plaintiffs contend State Farm breached its contract with customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/10/bus_267524.shtml
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State Farm might raise rates

State Farm Insurance has filed with the South Carolina Department of Insurance...ill effects of adverse weather, will be hit hardest if the State Farm increases gain approval. State Farm, the state's largest insurer, filed last month for an overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/13/bus_299584.shtml
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