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Commission for tax collections to be set with cities

...work and doesn't deserve, in his mind, any additional compensation for this," he said.When Commission Chairman Ron Cross inquired about the length of the agreements, Johnson said the state law allows contracts for up to 50 years, but said...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-08-17/commission-for-tax-collections-to-b
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Commissioners set to vote on sales tax project list

...million for a new Harlem library, and $9 million for a new county cultural arts center and museum. Commission Chairman Ron Cross said he has heard some criticism of the cultural center, but he feels now is the time for the county to invest in these...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-08-03/commissioners-set-to-vote-on-sales-
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Washington Road project to improve traffic flow

...traffic project on SPLOST," Hutto said. "We're rushing it due to the increasing traffic."County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the project has been in the hopper for many years, but state Department of Transportation officials proposed a concrete...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-07-09/another-road-project-to-improve-tra
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Gun law amendment allows carry in more places

...expands where licensed gun carriers can take their weapons. "I've got mixed emotions," county commission Chairman Ron Cross said of the bill. "In a perfect world, I'm happy for everybody that can pass the background check to have a gun...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-07-06/gun-law-amendment-allows-carry-in-m
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Columbia County Commission passes $190 million budget

...county government's $190 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year at Tuesday's meeting.Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the balanced budget was hammered out over several weeks of trimming requests from department heads to a manageable...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-06-04/columbia-county-commission-passes-1
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Riverwatch extension well underway

...Drive. "We've been waiting 10 or 12 years since it stopped at Baston Road," Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said. The $34.2 million project on a state road is not one the county would fund because those types of projects are...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-06-08/riverwatch-extension-well-underway
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Ron Cross, Doug Duncan easily win Columbia County Commission races

Jim Bartley said his is considering his options following his resounding loss Tuesday to incumbent Ron Cross in the contest for Columbia County Commission Chairman.Cross, who was seeking to extend his run as chairman to 16 years, won...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-05-25/ron-cross-doug-duncan-easily-win-co
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Commissioners approve funding for Evans military memorial

...using $81,000 in 2006-2010 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds, according to Commission Chairman Ron Cross. The additional $70,000 came from commissioner's discretionary SPLOST funds, with each district commissioner and...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/news/2014-06-22/commissioners-approve-funding-for-e
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Special election taking shape

...retired plant manager, has tried many times, but hasn't been able to land an elected office. He last ran against Ron Cross for the chairman's seat in 2009 and was defeated by a 6 percent margin.Taylor, a lawyer in private practice, is...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/opinion/2014-05-21/special-election-taking-shape
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How Much Is Convenience Really Worth For All Citizens?

...monies. Grant monies were used to install with matching funds by the county. Again tax monies. Columbia County Chairman Ron Cross and Interim Tax Commissioner chose to close the Appling Tag/Tax Office quoted to save approximately $100,000 and...

http://newstimes.augusta.com/opinion/2014-05-18/how-much-is-convenience-really-w
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