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Augusta campaigns continue in Sand Hills

Augusta's Sand Hills, like many of the city's older neighborhoods, suffers from being a bit forgotten...cutter," Mason said, detailing current efforts to rid the city of blight, and new ones, including offering tax credits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-23/augusta-campai
Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law

...Municipal Association, said she supports gun rights and has a carry permit but worries the added security costs will force the city to increase taxes."Do we raise taxes to provide the police protection or do we take the risk of potential injury to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/gun-carry-rights-expande
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...enough four-leaf clovers to balance the budget or keep the city from going broke in a few years. Saturday, March 15...would let it rest. But ... During his final State of the City address, Mayor Deke Copenhaver said Au gusta is under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...enough four-leaf clovers to balance the budget or keep the city from going broke in a few years. Saturday, March 8...would let it rest. But ... During his final State of the City address, Mayor Deke Copenhaver said Au gusta is under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Augusta mayoral candidate Lori Myles wants a more 'transparent' government

...Myles said she has advocated for the city since arriving by Greyhound Bus more...it means the betterment of all of the city," Myles said.Q: If elected mayor...what are we going to do here in the city to change our image? That's what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-23/augusta-mayora
Rants & Raves

...motivational speaker/entrepreneur running. Every answer she gives is a cliche about "bringing people together" and "moving the city forward." THIS IS A HUGE rant to the people who go to the Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam with six to 10 rods to fish and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-22/rants-raves
Augusta mayoral candidate Charles Cummings wants to be 'ambassador' for city, improve transit

...Augusta.A: Being an ambassador for the city of Augusta is certainly a role that...system is simply a vehicle employed by the city to get folks from Point A to Point...their vehicle and not get lost in the city, just ride the bus ... I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-22/augusta-mayora
Atlanta may sell aging civic center

...Monday that could pave the way for the city to sell the aging performing arts...a developer. Under the proposal, the city would transfer the property to Invest Atlanta, the city's economic development arm, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/atlanta-may-sell-aging-civic
Columbia County sets qualifying dates for tax commissioner, commission posts

...Kay Allen resigned as the county's tax commissioner in March, after months of controversy over fees she was paid by the cities of Grovetown and Harlem for collecting municipal property taxes. The fees brought scrutiny from the Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/columbia-county-sets-qua
Hickman Park community center could be site of new children's museum

...which includes a developmental psychologist, a language teacher, a librarian, medical artist and other teachers.The city has agreed to lease the 1,000-square-foot Hickman Park building for $1; the museum is designed to run primarily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-22/hickman-park-community-center