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SC House votes to change local funding formula

...that already have had to cut a lot from their budgets."If proper funding is not received from the state to fund state services, then tax dollars must be shifted away from public safety and other county services," the association wrote.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/sc-house-votes-change-lo
Counties aren't sure they can trust lawmakers as S.C. House tries to change funding formula

...state likely gets a bargain from counties. The Local Government Fund also was established to help counties pay for state services like courts and social services. White and others have suggested if counties don't like the new formula, the Legislature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/counties-arent-sure-they-can-
Audit set for private probation company

...may have been maintained electronically, he said.Meanwhile, the judges of the three courts have appointed Peach State Services Inc., a private probation company in Liberty County, to provide interim supervision for a 90-day period.Cook...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-07/audit-set-private-prob
Obama speech: Ga. could feel federal freeze

...Georgia has relied on federal funding to prop up its budget in the last few years. This has shifted the cost of some state services to the federal government, which might not increase funding to account for growth in Georgia's population or cut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-26/obama-speech-ga-could-feel-f
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Biz briefs

...2009 of $1.64 billion, or $2.07 a share.Kilowatt-hour sales to retail customers in the company's four-state service area increased 7.6 percent in 2010, compared with 2009.ADP earns $310 million in its second quarterAutomatic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-01-26/biz-briefs
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Ignoring warning costs states

...the loan is repaid. Some states could tap general revenues, making it harder to pay for schools, roads and other state services.In the long term, state will have to replenish their unemployment insurance programs. That typically leads to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-02-20/ignoring-warning-costs-s
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Georgia Power parent company reports $422 million in earnings

...and 60 percent anticipate increases in production.Kilowatt-hour sales to retail customers in Southern's four-state service area decreased 3.9 percent in the first quarter of 2011 compared with the first quarter of 2010. Residential electricity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-04-27/georgia-power-parent-compa
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Ga. mental health ombudsman appointed

...requires that the disabled be served in the community, instead of institutions, unless doing so fundamentally alters state services.Mental health advocates say they will take a wait-and-see approach to Magelund's appointment, but warned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
Saturday event for military school interest

...nomination in the South Carolina primaries Tuesday, is sponsoring the academy along with representatives from the United States Service academies. Parents, guidance counselors and other school officials are invited to attend. To RSVP, contact Jennifer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-11/saturday-event-military-scho
Across the area

...New 800 number will link to state services Officials have announced that...Georgians seeking information on state services. The new number will be (800...for Georgians who are seeking state services but don't know who to call...

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