Downtown merchants speak out about parking solutions

...their customers."Are parking meters the answer? I don't know."Cassell, who also serves as the city's assistant director of traffic engineering, said the next step is to summarize input from both forums and present the information to...

Storm sewer pipe collapse closing Walton Way eastbound lanes at least two weeks

...emergency management division."We caught it at the right time," interim deputy administrator Steve Cassell, also assistant director of Engineering, said of a gaping sinkhole near the edge of the outbound Walton Way lane said. "The hole is under...

Shepeard Community Blood Center stresses need for holiday blood donations

...donors become preoccupied.Donations decrease."We see it every year," said Bearden, the blood center's assistant director of community resources. "With people leaving town or spending time with family, donations always go down this...

Qualifying dates set for January in District 7 special election

...satellite voting sites have not been used for elections not involving the entire city.The added expense would include minimum staffing of three poll workers at approximately $150 each per day, elections Assistant Director Travis Doss said.

Across the region

...Atlanta's VA Medical Center has named a new assistant director.The Department of Veterans Affairs said Friday...as the medical center's chief chaplain, acting assistant director and acting associate director.Evans served in...

Pardon Our Mess: Intersection of Aumond Road and Wheeler Road

...Gen. Joseph Wheeler.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: The person who caused the damageACTION PROMISED: Hameed Malik, the assistant director of the Augusta Engineering Department, said "if the damage is in road right of way, then engineering maintenance...

Pardon Our Mess: Fifth Street bridge

...the Federal Highway Administration rated as structurally deficient in 2012. ACTION PROMISED: Hameed Malik, the assistant director of the engineering department, said restoration of concrete will begin in late 2015 or early 2016.The project...

Asphalt crew repairs bump on Fifth Street bridge

...you name it. In the past, I've actually seen people get airborne and hit the telephone pole."Hameed Malik, assistant director of the Augusta Engineering Department, says an entire restoration of the bridge will begin in 2018.Total cost...

Play about Columbine shooting to open in New York

...play will star Em Grosland as Harris and James Scully as Klebold. It will be directed by Saheem Ali, who was an assistant director on Broadway's The Normal Heart and A Free Man of Color at Lincoln Center Theater.Shapiro said that looking...

City's marina operator still hasn't vacated premises

...while Mobile Marine's current unpaid balance for water and late fees amounts to around $7,000, Utilities Assistant Director of Finance and Administration Steve Little said.Mobile Marine claims in its court filing that the marina has a...