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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
Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...high school associations should be first to act because they have more flexibility to move quickly."Trying to get a state law passed, one, can take a long time but two, sometimes a lot of things get attached to the laws that weren't the original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
Georgia Senate passes ride sharing bill that apparently will let Uber, Lyft keep operating

...level of insurance but if they unilaterally decided to drop that insurance coverage, they would not be in violation of state law, and neither the Insurance Department nor an affected consumer would have any recourse."The trade publication Insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-26/georgia-senate-passes-ride
Blast injures 2 SC firefighters

...that he runs a petroleum maintenance business in the garage and heard a cracking noise there.Authorities including the State Law Enforcement Division and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating the fire. The firefighters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-24/blast-injures-2-sc-firefight
Augusta area still ranks poorly for health

...said. One of the group's goals has been helping to pass a tougher smoking ordinance for Augusta, which is now under a state law that generally bans smoking in restaurants and public places where minors could be served. An effort to expand that to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-25/augusta-area-still-ranks-poo
Across the region

...consider the request. That has to be settled before evaluating whether to grant or deny the budget and schedule changes.State law says that prudent construction costs must be passed along to electricity customers but imprudent ones have to be absorbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-17/across-region
Opinions differ as law preserves Greenwood's segregated war memorial

...last summer to replace segregated bronze plaques on an uptown war memorial, he had no idea his effort would be halted by state law.Erected in 1929 by American Legion Post 20, the monument lists fallen World War I and II veterans by "white" and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-14/opinions-differ-law-preserves
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...have empowered local governments to permit stores selling alcohol to locate closer to churches and schools than current state law allows. It was sponsored by Sen. Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, to permit a chain grocery store to bring 200 jobs to an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Residents fight sediment pollution from River Watch Parkway extension

...trespassing onto private property, and red clay to be exposed for longer than 14 days, each of which is a violation of state law.Trey Allen, the Columbia County commission member who represents Martinez, said the county is doing all it can to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/residents-fight-sediment-poll
PSC delays vote on Vogtle hike

...consider the request. That has to be settled before evaluating whether to grant or deny the budget and schedule changes.State law says that prudent construction costs must be passed along to electricity customers but imprudent ones have to be absorbed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/psc-delays-vote-vogtle-hik