Augusta Parks and Recreation director Bob Levine resigns

Augusta's Parks, Recreation and Facilities Director Bob Levine said he's resigning to spend more time with his wife and four children, who reside in various parts of the country.

Nike Nationals uses league setup for the first time

...out but made everyone compete to get here," said Jeremy Jiunnies, programs and facilities supervisor for the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department.Sixteen of the top 15-and-under girls teams also will compete. All games will be played...

Nike Peach Jam begins Wednesday in North Augusta

...winner out of the 24-team field. The 16-U tournament will also have a champion.Rick Meyer, the director of North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services, is excited for this year's event because ESPNU will televise not only the 3 p...

Kroger gives $20,000 in school supplies to Augusta teachers

...a Kroger customer communication specialist, has been running the Kroger supply giveaway since its beginning in Augusta. Parks said the event helps alleviate some of the struggles teachers deal with yearly."Every year, school budgets get...

Rants and raves

...already been three months and still hasn't been completed. Please get it finished -- we need it. A RAVE TO THE North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department. With opening-day ceremonies this Saturday, the ball fields never looked better. Great...

Practice makes perfect

Luke Sherman, a North Augusta Parks and Recreation employee, paints one of the posts at the newly built Lions Field in North Augusta. Mr. Sherman had his work cut out for him Wednesday - there are more than 70 of the posts at the park.

Around town

...Activities and entertainment events scheduled for this week include: TODAY NORTH AUGUSTA TREE LIGHTING: The North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department will hold a tree-lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. in Calhoun Park. The North Augusta High...

In the game spotlight

...Kathryn (8), Carolyn (4) and Kevin (2). Activities: Soccer, baseball and basketball leagues with the North Augusta Parks and Recreation Department. Why I'm in the game: "I love soccer the most and that's all I play now. I like to...

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This week in Aiken

...Rudolph and Frosty will stop in. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. For more information, call Nancy Payne at North Augusta Parks and Recreation at 441-4290. Aiken Technical College will offer a computer course called PC Hardware for Beginners...

'Silent Sideline' program begins

...locations that will kick off the silence today, while North Augusta Parks and Recreation will begin on Saturday. "I'm looking...interesting week," said Rick Meyer, superintendent of North Augusta Parks and Recreation. In addition, it allows the players...

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