US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

...Thursday, replacing construction magnate John Fish. Among others scheduled to go to Lausanne are bid CEO Rich Davey, vice chairman Roger Crandall and chief operating officer Erin Murphy.The U.S. Olympic Committee team will include chairman Larry...

Augusta Coliseum Authority seeking support for new James Brown Arena

...project on SPLOST," said Chris Bird, the general manager of the Augusta Entertainment Complex.Coliseum Authority Vice Chairman Brad Usry said the group in charge of James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium decided a new arena should remain downtown...

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

...technology and other functions. It expects these moves to add $500 million to its cost reduction goal.Executive Vice Chairman and Acting CEO Stefano Pessina said in a statement from Walgreens that he remains "as optimistic as ever" about the...

HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant

...Heinz chairman and managing partner at 3G Capital, will be chairman. Kraft CEO and Chairman John Cahill will become vice chairman.The deal still needs a nod from federal regulators as well as shareholders of Kraft Foods Group Inc., but the boards...

Buffett declines to clarify plan to eventually replace him

...variety of topics on CNBC after releasing his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders over the weekend.Berkshire's Vice Chairman Charlie Munger spurred renewed interest in the replacement for the 84-year-old Buffett over the weekend because...

Subcommittee advances bill to let magnet school students play sports at public schools

...child could attend a magnet school. The chairman and vice chairman of the Education Committee both chastised Phillips at...organizations outside of their comfort zone," said Vice Chairman Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek.

How your school boards work for you

...It takes six board members to approve motions or take action on any item. Board members select the chairman and vice chairman positions every two years.In Columbia County, the county chairman also has no special powers, and acts as a tiebreaker...

Lawmakers challenge history teaching

...member who has a child in AP history now."It seems imbued with leftist, identity-group politics," said Dudgeon, vice chairman of the House Education Committee.Sen. Fran Millar, R-Atlanta, is a former Senate Education chairman and a supporter...

Georgia's suspensions bill sparks discussion

...special ed and you can't suspend them. You have to deal with them, and that's getting to be a bigger problem."Vice Chairman Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek, objects to the state telling local educators how to discipline children. Howard's...

Georgia Power tallying costs of Plant Vogtle construction delays

...utility to pass along to customers.Peter Bradford, a Carter-era member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and vice chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the complexity, size and safety considerations of reactors make them inherently...