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Driver charged in Joey Brush death surrenders

Family and friends will bid farewell to former state legislator Ben Joseph "Joey" Brush Jr. on Monday.Brush, 59, was killed Thursday in a wreck while riding his motorcycle.The funeral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-08/driver-charged-joey-brush-dea
Former legislator Joey Brush remembered as a man with a strong faith and love of family at funeral

More than 700 family, friends and colleagues of former state legislator Ben "Joey" Brush Jr. filled the Sanctuary of Augusta church Monday morning to pay their respects and bid him goodbye.Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-12/hundreds-pay-respects-brush
Former state legislator Joey Brush dies in motorcycle wreck

Former state legislator Ben Joseph "Joey" Brush Jr. was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday morning, shocking and saddening friends and colleagues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-07/former-state-legislator-joey-
Too sudden an end

...arrival at ultimate peace occurred in one of the most jarring and unexpected ways.The builder, developer and former state legislator died Thursday morning after a car pulled out in front of his motorcycle on Columbia Road. He was 59.Seeing Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-08/too-sudden-end
New Georgia road-funding bill signed

...Chair Ron Cross said he understands the state and metro Atlanta need more transportation funding but was disappointed state legislators did not do more to protect the Augusta region where 54 percent of voters in Richmond, Columbia and 11 surrounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/new-georgia-road-funding
State legislators won't push bill giving mayor more power this session

The state legislators that Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis needs to draft legislation that will give him more power say that won't happen this year, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-28/state-legislators-wont-p
UAB basketball team brings school much-needed boost

...finally there's something to celebrate that the administration and the board can't kill," said Jack Williams, a state legislator who runs a UAB site for rivals.com.Williams also believes making the NCAA field was the "worst-case scenario...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-17/uab-basketball-team-bring
Descent and no dissent

...Congress. Republicans now boast their largest contingent in the House since the 1930s. There are more Republican state legislators and governors, too.The only interruption in the Democrats' erosion of power since the passage of Obamacare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-08/descent-and-no-dissen
Ga. hospital partnerships, purchases rise

...burden, which has jumped from $39.5 million in fiscal 2010 to $64.4 million in fiscal 2014.Brown, the former state legislator, said that beyond his concerns about the deal making process, he believes the LaGrange community will still have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-20/ga-hospital-partnerships-pur
A plea for public safety

...jurors has been artificially abridged.Defendants have a right to a fair trial, certainly ? but so does society.State legislators, take heed: You are many things: lawmakers, certainly, as well as politicians and local leaders. But you should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-03/plea-public-safety