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Case involving Goodale House transferred to State Court

...purchase and restore the home.Spokesman Jared Thomas said in an e-mail last week that the Georgia Secretary of State's office has opened an investigation into Sims' claims and is continuing to look into allegations of fraud."It is not right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-15/case-involving-goodale-house
Courthouse photos show Georgia's true image

...published my book, so I didn't make a dime off this Quixotic hobby. Fortson's successor said the Secretary of State's Office needed to be more cost-conscious and he killed several of his predecessor's pet projects.But if you want to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/courthouse-photos-show-georgi
Cross fined by state campaign finance regulators

...30, from B&C Southeast LLC, which had Victor J. Mills as its registered agent listed with the Secretary of State's Office. Cross also received a $1,000 contribution on Feb. 3 from Mills, according to the complaint.Benedict's complaint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-30/cross-fined-state-campai
Lieutenant governor candidates Repub­lican Henry McMaster, Democrat Bakari Sellers debate experience, vision

...three required duties: presiding over the state Senate, taking over for the governor if needed, and overseeing the state's Office on Aging.McMaster has been a strong advocate of Haley since losing to her in the 2010 gubernatorial primary. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-27/lieutenant-gov
SC fines telemarketer $1 million

...Strategic Fundraising, Inc., a professional solicitor, that ran afoul of South Carolina law.The S.C. Secretary of State's office announced a $1 million fine this week against Strategic Fundraising, Inc. for various violations of the Solicitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-24/sc-fines-telemarketer-1-mill
28 forged documents uncovered in probe of Georgia voter registration group, investigator says

...far uncovered 28 forged documents with 26 more considered suspicious, the chief investigator with the Secretary of State's Office said Wednesday.Investigator Chris Harvey said the probe of the New Georgia Project is far from complete, noting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-17/28-forged-documents-uncovered
Hancock County's historic courthouse burns

...records are stored online and have not been affected, said Jared Thomas, a spokesman for the Georgia secretary of state's office. Court records are also backed up on computers.The Macon Telegraph and the Associated Press contributed to this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/hancock-countys-historic-cou
Crowdfunding backers hope to raise interest

...site Kickstarter ? where people have contributed toward albums, movies and products.Georgia's Secretary of State's office created the rule ? known as the Invest Georgia Exemption ? in December 2011. Without it, companies can raise money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-20/crowdfunding-backers-hope-rai
Historic Augusta accused of fraud by Goodale House owner

...000 check on Jan. 22, 2013."I was blown away," said Sims, who mailed a report Friday to the Secretary of State's office, the Georgia agency that monitors nonprofit activity. "It's unethical and laws have been violated."In his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-22/historic-augusta-accused-fra
Secretary of State: Party loyalty, abortion gain notice of GOP

ATLANTA - The secretary of state's office is charged with overseeing elections...licensing boards in the secretary of state's office are more regularly updated and...are handled by the secretary of state's office, instead of splitting up the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/03/met_87605.shtml
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