Columbia County Commission

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County might pick hospital partner soon

At least one loophole Columbia County hopes to exploit to get state permission has been used by two other Geor­gia hospitals for expansion.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Session to review hospital bids

The Columbia County Commission will hold a work session at 9 a.m. Friday to review proposals from Doctors Hospital, Georgia Regents Health System and University Hospital to build the first ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

Commission seeks funds from Allen

The Columbia County Commission voted 4-0 on Friday to authorize its attorneys to recover any "wrongfully withheld" funds from Tax Commissioner Kay Allen
By Steve Crawford | Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

Allen seeks deal as commission considers action

While Columbia County commissioners are preparing to meet about possible legal action against Tax Commissioner Kay Allen, her lawyers are still trying cut a deal.
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Panel punts hospital decision to commission

The Columbia County Hospital Review Committee voted not to make a recommendation to the Columbia County Commission on which of three Augusta hospitals should be picked to build a new one there.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Hospital committee to meet today

The 11-person Columbia County Hospital Review Committee will hear from all three hospitals vying to work with the county commission to put in a proposal for a hospital. The meeting is set to begin ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Columbia County hospital committee meets

The committee members, which includes two physicians, are to focus more on who will best meet the needs of the county and not worry about the complicated process of meeting the licensing needs, ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Doctors Hospital shifts Columbia County strategy

Months before it filed a bid to build a hospital in Columbia County, Doctors Hospital of Augusta attacked the very loopholes it now wants to exploit to put a facility there.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014

Lawyer defends Allen actions

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen's attorney submitted a letter to Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday, addressing concerns over $160,000 in compensation from Grovetown and Harlem.
By Steve Crawford | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Committee to review hospital proposals

A citizen committee will help narrow selection of a partner to build a new hospital in Columbia County, said Ron Cross, the chairman of the Columbia County Commission.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Allen must 'show just cause' or face removal

Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen has 10 days to explain her actions to Gov. Nathan Deal or face removal from office, according to a letter sent this week.
By Steve Crawford | Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Tax commissioner's "possible malfeasance" reported

The Columbia County Commission voted Monday morning to send an official letter to Gov. Nathan Deal reporting "possible malfeasance" on the part of Tax Commissioner Kay Allen.
By Steve Crawford | Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Governor next step in Columbia County tax issue

Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross said officials have drafted a letter notifying the governor of "alleged misconduct" on the part of Tax Commissioner Kay Allen.
By Steve Crawford | Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Columbia County OKs audit of tax commissioner

The Columbia County Commission voted Tuesday night to authorize a "complete and full audit" of Tax Commissioner Kay Allen's office.
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013

Officials ponder ending tax deals

Commission Chairman Ron Cross said he believes the commission has the authority to end Tax Commissioner Kay Allen's agreements with Harlem and Grovetown.
By Steve Crawford | Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

Columbia County seeks hospital

Columbia County has a request for proposals, due Jan. 10, for a "new institutional health services facility to serve as Columbia County's sole community provider." County Commission Chairman Ron ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

5 Questions: Ron Cross on Bass Pro Shops

Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross answers five questions about Bass Pro Shops for The Augusta Chronicle.
By Jenna Martin | Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

County officials: Bass Pro Shops made last-minute demand for $10 million

Columbia County officials said Bass Pro Shops asked for additional incentives, such as $10 million to build the store, to avert its decision to back out of a deal to locate a retail store near ...
By Steve Crawford | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

Bass Pro Shops cancels Columbia County store

Bass Pro Shops has canceled its plan to build a store in Columbia County, officials announced Tuesday.
By Steve Crawford | Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013

Columbia County dodged 'slum' word

Columbia County in 2011 successfully designated an area around the West Town shopping center in Martinez using the same Urban Redevelopment Act that Augusta city leaders are attempting to use.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013
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