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Paine appeal could turn on longterm outlook

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:05pm

 

Paine College presented a “very strong case” to keep its accreditation at a hearing Monday but the decision to uphold its appeal could turn on whether a committee agrees with its long-term outlook, the chair-elect of Paine’s Board of Trustees said.

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Supreme Court rules in favor of guardian, personal care home owners in will contest

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:54pm

 

In an opinion released Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled a mentally ill, disabled veteran knew what he was doing when he left more than half a million dollars to his custodian and the owners of the personal care home where he lived.

Judith Webb appealed a July 23 decision by a Richmond County probate court judge who found in favor of Dale Groenenboom and Charles and Jerry Reeves.

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Property tax bills mailed Tuesday

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:14pm

 

Bills hit the mail Tuesday for the property taxes and fees that support Richmond County schools, Augusta government and sanitation.

Richmond County Tax Commissioner Steven Kendrick said his office is sending out 80,770 real estate tax bills for land and buildings and 9,396 personal property tax bills for inventory, furniture and fixtures.

The bills are expected to raise some $167.6 million, according to a statement from Kendrick’s office.

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