Columbia County

Candidates Show Early Interest in Allen’s Vacant Commission Seat

Candidates Show Early Interest in Allen’s Vacant Commission Seat

Columbia County Commission District 3, which was left unrepresented earlier this month when Commissioner Charles Allen stepped down along with his embattled wife, Tax Commissioner Kay Allen, has two early potential candidates officially testing the waters. In the last two weeks, retired businessman Brett McGuire and Evans attorney Mack Taylor each filed a Declaration of […]

From Whistleblower to Candidate

From Whistleblower to Candidate

Now that former Columbia County Tax Commissioner Kay Allen has resigned following accusations that she improperly profited from contracts to collect taxes for Harlem and Grovetown, there is a familiar face hoping to fill her seat. Former Chief Deputy Tax Commissioner Dwight Johnson, an employee of the tax commissioner’s office for 15 years and the […]

We’re Officially a Disaster!

We’re Officially a Disaster!

March 6, 2014 Columbia and Richmond Counties will be reimbursed 75% of eligible expenditures and damage costs related to the recent “End Of Days” Ice Storm and Earthquake. The Guv stated “The winter weather that overtook our state in mid-February caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage in many parts of our state, blah blah […]