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Charleston massacre, flag debate put Haley in 2016 political spotlight

...2016, though, depends on factors well beyond this latest chapter in Haley's intense, complicated rise from state representative to her tenure as South Carolina's first female and minority governor, a five-year stretch that has rankled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-15/charleston-massacre-flag-debate-put
Rants & Raves

...throats as fact. THE FINE residents of the state of South Carolina should put the politicians on notice that any state representative or state senator who votes to take the Confederate flag down is getting a pink slip come November. No votes for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-07/rants-raves
TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

...Springdale Police Department is concerned this report doesn't exist."Neither Duggar nor his father, a former state representative, returned calls seeking comment Friday.Several Arkansas Republicans have rallied behind the Duggar family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/tlc-pulls-duggar-family-seri
Tax to address aging roads goes into effect in July

...motorists face each day when navigating the 48,580 miles of state and federal highways spanning Georgia.The state representative from Augusta said she passed debris such as two pieces of metal left from highway wrecks and shredded remnants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-12/tax-address-aging-roads-
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...QUAILSThat's where Georgia law stood until 1993, when a pipeline running through the Fort Valley pecan orchard of a state representative leaked thousand of gallons of gasoline, fouling his well.The pipeline's owner, Colonial Pipeline, also was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
Contractors put thousands in Tuesday special election

...brother, who gave him $2,000, and attorneys Wright McLeod, Peden McLeod and Walton McLeod, a South Carolina state representative.Frantom's slimmer campaign trove had no single donations of $1,000 or more in the latest report but did include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-04-10/contractors-pu
Augusta has a new mayor this Masters Week

...was like 'Wow, I wish I could do that.'"Augusta's mayor, who served in the Georgia General Assembly as a state representative and senator from 2007 to 2014, played basketball for Hephzibah High School before attending Georgia Tech and becoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-08/augusta-has-new-mayor-ma
Rants & Raves

...themselves about Georgia history. Right after Reconstruction, in the 1880s, blacks were voting and were elected state representatives, until the Democrats in the 1890s rebelled and kicked them out and started instituting literacy tests, grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-16/rants-raves
Italian chain Fazoli's returning to Augusta

...Obviously, we want to go back to where we have been very successful in the past," said Peake, who is also a state representative. "Augusta is top priority. I'm hoping within the next six to 18 months we'll be in Augusta."From the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-13/italian-cha
Change road funding

Contact your South Carolina state representatives and senators and tell them to demand an accounting of what funds have been collected over the past three years for roads and bridges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-08/change-road-funding