Mack Taylor, a lawyer and former assistant district attorney, defeated Martinez businessman Trip Derryberry to claim the Columbia County Commission District 3 seat.
Trip Derryberry and Mack Taylor are the only candidates in the only race for the runoff election to fill a seat that has been vacant since Charles Allen resigned.
Trip Derryberry and Mack Taylor were the top two vote-getters Nov. 4 in the field of four vying to fill the Columbia County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat vacated by Charles Allen.
A Martinez businessman and a former assistant district attorney are headed for a Dec. 2 runoff election for the Columbia County Commission District 3 seat.
Columbia County commissioners gave their approval to rezone 23 acres near Lewiston Road and William Few Parkway for a new retail development anchored by a Kroger Marketplace.
Approximately 80 spectators attended the event, which fielded questions on SPLOST, population growth, transportation and how each candidate can improve Columbia County.
Candidates for local offices in Columbia County will square off Thursday in a public forum at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center.
In a surprise move, Columbia County Commission abruptly voted to abolish the county's construction and engineering advisory boards and create a new body.
The state says a proposed Columbia County hospital can be built only if the county ponies up 20 percent, which means the county must make a new commitment that could cost it more than $30 million.
The commission OK'd a final project list for the 2017-22 special purpose local option sales tax at its regular meeting Tuesday. The vote places the list on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot.
Commission Chairman Ron Cross said the balanced budget was hammered out over several weeks of trimming requests from department heads to a manageable number that did not require a property tax ...
Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross deflected a challenge to his next four years in office on Tuesday, while Doug Duncan takes the Commission's District 1 seat.
The Columbia County Board of Elections has set qualifying dates for candidates seeking to fill posts vacated by Kay and Charles Allen.
Columbia County commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday directing the Board of Elections to fill the vacant offices of tax commissioner and District 3 commissioner.
The Columbia County Commission is poised to choose a partner to build the county's first hospital. The providers foresee a legal battle after Tuesday's decision.
One plan for a new hospital in Columbia County calls for 144 beds, while the other is expecting a 100-bed facility. Financial projections differ greatly, too.
The more information they get, the more complex Columbia County commissioners said they find the task of picking a partner from among three Augusta hospitals to build a new hospital in the county.
It appears that a special election to replace Kay Allen as Columbia County tax commissioner will have to wait until November, officials said Thursday.
Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen and her husband, District 3 Commissioner Charles Allen, both agreed to resign Tuesday.
At least one loophole Columbia County hopes to exploit to get state permission has been used by two other Georgia hospitals for expansion.