On the Merits

Merit System web page

County Commission delivers a split decision on revamping the grievance system for sheriff’s employees.

A Year in the Chair

Larsen Jay chairing a Commission meeting

Larsen Jay reflects on an unusual and eventful 12 months heading County Commission — and why he won’t seek the leadership post again.

Turn Down for What?

Brian Hartsell at DEO meeting

County Commission is preparing to adopt a ‘Civility Code,’ the latest effort by local government bodies to regulate decorum. Will it matter?

Redrawing the Map

Comptroller website

With Census data on the way, County Commission lays out a schedule for its once-a-decade challenge: creating nine equal districts.

Show of Force

Calvin Taylor Skinner

Dozens of deputies pack a County Commission meeting, leading to allegations of intimidation from activists — and one commissioner.

‘No Longer Welcome’?

Protesters at County Commission

The Public Building Authority says the protesters arrested at Monday’s Commission meeting can still enter the City County Building.

Commission Debates A.J. PILOT Deal

A.J. Hotel rendering

Some question the need for a tax break for developers, while others argue it’s the best path to restoring the historic hotel building.