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The Way We Were: Savannah River fun

...it was.Many of you have written about the raft races we have had on the river, which has long been a source of Augusta recreation. For centuries, people living along its banks have no doubt sought the Savannah's cool waters for relief from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-28/way-we-were-savannah-river-fu
Some want debate over Confederate symbols in Augusta

...none fell so pure of crime."Erected by the Ladies Memorial Association of Augusta, it is now maintained by the Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department.As South Carolina debates removing the Confederate flag from the Statehouse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/some-want-debate-over-confede
Pardon Our Mess: Light post near former Fort Discovery

...the old Fort DiscoveryWHAT: A light post has fallen over, and electrical wiring is exposedWHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Recreation, Parks and FacilitiesACTION PROMISED: Gary Hegner, the deputy director for the parks division, said a work order...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-14/pardon-our-mess-light-post-n
Augusta Recreation survey seeks public input

...does, so we really want to hear what our public wants," City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said.While Augusta Recreation offers an array of facilities and programs ? from senior nutrition programs and after-school youth activities to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-06/augusta-recreation-surve
Pardon our mess: Litter at Big Oak Park

...cans litter the grounds around the basketball court at the park despite trash bins nearby.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Recreation & Parks, as well as park users.ACTION PROMISED: Sam Smith, the parks department's operation supervisor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-31/pardon-our-mess-litter-big-o
Athletes prepare for wheelchair tennis tournament

...are expected to attend this year's event, which was born out of partnership between the Walton Foundation and Augusta recreation organizations.Those new to the sport will be able to compete in a novice division; more experienced players will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-04/athletes-prepare-wheelchair-t
Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities plan pulled from committee agenda

A $225,230 engineering and master plan for Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities has been pulled from Monday's Public Services committee agenda because it conflicts with a $100,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-07/augusta-recreation-parks
SPLOST question: What will Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities do with its $19 million allocation of sales tax funds?

...Chronicle is addressing the 1 percent sales tax collection in a continuing series until election day. Q: What will Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities do with its $19 million allocation of sales tax funds if voters approve the package?A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-04/splost-questio
Investigation finds employees wasting time on the job

You might call former Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Operations Director Melinda Pearson collateral damage.Two years ago, then-department Director Tom Beck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-03/investigation-f
Upcoming calendar

...CELEBRATION: 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, Carrie J. Mays Community Center; Rosa L. Williams, speaker; held by Augusta Recreation, Parks & Facilities Department and WKZK 1600 AM; (706) 821-1754SHOULD MARIJUANA BE LEGALIZED IN GEORGIA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-12/upcoming-calenda