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Columbia County couple quick to take advantage of gay marriage ruling

...and worked to arrange getting a license and a quick wedding in Atlanta, where they had always planned to be married if state laws changed.Meanwhile, the two were trying to take care of customers at their cellphone and computer repair business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-29/columbia-county-couple-quick-
Pardon Our Mess: Utility markings

...Augusta's utilities department, must mark all of their underground lines before anyone is allowed to dig. It is a state law.ACTION PROMISED: Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier agrees the markings are not attractive but says they are not permanent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-28/pardon-our-mess-utility-
Aiken City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...the governing body for the City of Aiken, holding municipal corporation regulatory powers as provided by South Carolina state law. The body consists of seven members, including the mayor, four district representatives and two at-large representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/aiken-city-council
Woman climbs flagpole, removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

...who had climbed over a 4-foot wrought-iron fence to get to the flag were arrested. The flag, which is protected by state law, was raised about 45 minutes later.Sherri Iacobelli, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Safety, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-27/woman-climbs-flagpole-removes-confe
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...state marriage bans, but courts across the country, with few exceptions, said its logic compelled them to invalidate state laws that prohibited gay and lesbian couples from marrying.There are an estimated 390,000 married same-sex couples in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Georgia stops issuing license plate with Confederate flags

...plate should be redesigned but did not specify whether the flag should be removed from it.The Georgia plate is listed in state law, but Genesi said Revenue commissioners have final approval of plate designs. State officials have said 3,500 of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/georgia-stops-issuing-license
Cost of avoiding traffic will rise

...oversees planning in the nine-county region. Converting general purpose lanes into toll lanes would require a change in state law ? and face public opposition ? but the option is real.Hundreds of miles of toll lanes already operate around Los Angeles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/cost-avoiding-traffic-will
In Accordance with the provision of Georgia State Law, there being...

In Accordance with the provision of Georgia State Law, there being due and unpaid charges for which the undersigned is entitled to satisfy an owner's lien of the goods hereinafter...

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Georgia's Safe Carry Protection Act allows gun owners to carry in more places, but could create tension

...listed in the code, but things get tricky from there.State law says a "licensed holder" can carry a weapon into a government...Augusta Regional defers to the marshal's office and state law when it comes to patrons carrying openly in its terminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-22/georgias-safe-carry-pr
Number of bars and restaurants that allow smoking in Georgia increase

...after the statewide smoking ordinance was passed, a recent study finds, prompting the authors to call for reforms to the state law. On the local level, however, a group that plans to advocate for a stronger ordinance for Augusta is still in the educational...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-23/number-bars-and-restaurants-