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SC school official fined for giving wife $90K job

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 8:55am

 

 

 

 

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The Beaufort County School District Superintendent has admitted to two state ethics violations resulting in a public reprimand and fine after his wife was hired for a $90,000-a-year district position.

 

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports Jeff Moss said his involvement in the hiring was “inadvertent and unintentional.”

 

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City adminstrator's evaluation still on hold

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:54pm

 

More than 21 months on the job, Augusta City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson hasn’t had an evaluation by the Augusta Commission, and now some commissioners are questioning the process.

Jackson’s contract calls for an annual review by the commission prior to adopting the annual city budget, based on goals set by her and the commission for her job performance.

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Michaux: Bronze medal 'personal' for Olympian with Aiken ties

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 2:07pm

Phillip Dutton has been selected to ride in every Olympics and World Equestrian Games since 1994, so he’s known his share of success including two team gold medals with Australia in the Atlanta and Sydney Games.

Dutton, however, called Tuesday’s bronze medal for three-day eventing as an American in Rio “personal,” and not just because it was his first individual medal in six Olympics.

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USSSA World Military Softball Tournament comes to Augusta this weekend

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 2:01pm

 

The largest military softball tournament in the world comes to Augusta this weekend for a big athletic and economic boost to the area.

The USSSA World Military Softball Tournament will be held at Diamond Lakes Regional Park and Fort Gordon’s softball complexThursday-Sunday. Sanctioned by the United States Specialty Sports Association, the tournament is in its 15th year, including its first in Augusta.

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Chancellor to retire at end of year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 12:25pm

 

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby, who helped push through the consolidation of universities in Augusta that eventually became Augusta University, announced today he will be retiring at the end of the year.

In a statement released by the system, Huckaby said he will step down Dec. 31 after having served as chancellor for more than five years.

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