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Former Columbia County commissioner Tommy Mercer dies

Former Columbia County Commissioner Tommy Mercer, a man known for his fiery rhetoric and boundless compassion, died Wednesday after a brief hospitalization.Family visitation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-03-29/former-columbia-county-commi
Plans begin for traffic study

...consultant will spend the next three months studying the transportation needs of Columbia County. County Commissioner Tommy Mercer already knows his top priority, though: Washington Road between Flowing Wells and Halali Farm roads. "That's the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/met_379419.shtml
Metro
'Money' ranks Martinez high

...Place to Live among a top 100 list for 2007. "I'm kind of happy about that," said Columbia County Commissioner Tommy Mercer, whose district includes Martinez. "I think the best place to live in the country is Columbia County, wherever you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/17/met_136098.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
County will seek I-20 interchange

...interchange-justification report would be the first step in getting an on/off ramp at the location. County Commissioner Tommy Mercer said that because traffic has increased at the existing I-20 interchanges, such as the ones at Belair and Lewiston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/14/met_69569.shtml
Metro
Arena talk is tabled for now

...forward in the county. "I'd be very, very surprised if we get to it next year," Columbia County Commissioner Tommy Mercer said. "I really would, because it's going to take us a while to get the things done that we've got to get done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/19/met_2838.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Columbia County Commission
County limits employee list to save cash

...according to the study. "I think it shows that we're being conservative," said Columbia County Commissioner Tommy Mercer. Mr. Mercer said many Columbia County employees have been cross-trained and are functional in more than one area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/18/met_128900.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
1st vote allows ban on smoke

...called the Columbia County Smoke Free Air Act of 2004. Those in favor of the ordinance - Commissioners Steve Brown, Tommy Mercer and Chairman Ron Cross - said the ban is needed to protect the health of residents. Diane Ford and Lee Anderson voted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/18/met_425672.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Columbia County Commission
Across the area: Families sought to house students

...Lierman at 737-1725 or send e-mail to llierman@aug.edu. COLUMBIA COUNTY Commission seat gets first hopeful Tommy Mercer has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination for the District 4 seat on Columbia County Commission. Mr. Mercer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/20/met_283703.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
Columbia County might alter smoking limits

...his alcohol sales have dropped about 50 percent. A change could be coming from an unlikely ally - County Commissioner Tommy Mercer, who pushed the smoking ban into law late last year. "What we're talking about is maybe just going with the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/12/met_444937.shtml
Metro
Officials alter smoking plans

...The first read of the revised ordinance Tuesday was passed by a vote of 3-to-2, with commissioners Ron Cross, Tommy Mercer and Steve Brown voting in favor. "Surely the safety of the public alone is justification enough to have a smoke-free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/01/met_427159.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Columbia County Commission