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Targeted by drones, North Augusta woman tells police

...her red door turning pink.She would not let police question her son.The woman stated she has already contacted the State Law Enforcement Division plans to contact federal agencies about the drones and previous radiation injection tests on infants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-01/targeted-drones-north-
Public hearings set on Augusta property tax increase

...1.75 mills have the opportunity to air their concerns in person at one of three upcoming public hearings required by state law."There are a lot of folks using expletives and exclamation points," Phillip Williams, head of Harrisburg-West End...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-31/public-hearings-set-augu
Gun buyback event returns Saturday

...Sheriff's Office had taken possession of the firearms for safekeeping after they had been secured at the event. Under state law, however, seized weapons cannot be destroyed. Watson said she has hired a third-party agency to destroy the firearms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-31/gun-buyback-event-retu
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/local-government/aiken-city-council
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
Augusta Commission holds off on tax increase

...local government decades ago and is now incorporated into state law.Opposing the increase were commissioners Wayne Guilfoyle...was down by $50 million, likely because of changes in state laws, Williams said.The 2-mill increase would have raised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-28/augusta-commission-holds
Augusta taxpayers dodge financial bullet thanks to judge's ruling

...awarded the contract with an annual estimated value of $20 million.Roper agreed with Meritain's legal position that state laws and the city's purchasing ordinances were violated when the rules for awarding the bid were changed at the last minute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-29/augusta-taxpayers-dodg
Across the region

...Deal.A July 17 complaint by former state Sen. John Douglas alleges Carter, a state senator from Atlanta, violated state law by sending fundraiser invitations during the legislative session. Carter is challenging Deal, who is up for re-election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-25/across-region
Leaders meet on plans to fill void left by absence of navigators for helping with Obamacare enrollment

...need to be enrolled when the next open enrollment period begins Nov. 15.Hanging over the meeting was the threat of state law limiting the number of people who will be employed as navigators, those trained to help enroll people in the Marketplaces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-23/leaders-meet-plans-fill-void
Runoffs set fields for November elections

...Department of Education. Just over 700 votes separated the two candidates, or less than 1 percent of the ballots cast. Under state law, Buck could request a recount.The winner will face Democrat Valarie Wilson, the former chairwoman of the Decatur School...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/runoffs-set-fi