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River Race success last year. This year, thanks to chief sponsor Jones Intercable (now Comcast) and its indefatigable manager Ben Blackmon -- as well as Cellular One, Coca Cola, AB Beveridge, Phoenix Printing and other faithful company sponsors and individual...
Jones Intercable adds 6 channels, hikes rates

...increase from $25.73 to $27.68. The rate increase is not a direct result of the new channels, said general manager Ben Blackmon. The company increased rates for several reasons, including increased programming costs, increased staff and equipment...
Battle for business heats up isn't waiting to jump into the fray. "Every customer is important," Jones Intercable's general manager Ben Blackmon said. "The battle starts with the first home." The 1996 Telecommunications Act opened the cable industry to competition...
Protests changes in Jones line-up

...lest our silence be deemed consent. Let us pray that the Lord turns the hearts of Jones Intercable General Manager Ben Blackmon and President Jim O'Brien. Michelle M. Foster, Augusta
Defends cable programming choices be making every effort to deliver the programming sought by the entire audience. I am sure the feedback given to Ben Blackmon of Jones Intercable will figure into future channel lineups. James M. Munie, North Augusta
Woman wants Christian TV station

...small aquarium filled with petition cards. "What a shame it is to shut out a local community working for something." Ben Blackmon, general manager for Jones Intercable in Augusta, told The Augusta Chronicle in December that Channel 36 was not being...
Digital cable set at Jones

...convenience and control, and digital cable television will meet these needs," Jones Intercable General Manager Ben Blackmon said. "We are committed to providing our customers with new technologies such as digital cable television that take...
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Cable: Internet service planned

...employees demonstrated the new digital system Thursday at the Park Place home of the company's local general manager, Ben Blackmon. They showed off the system's 151 channels -- including 15 digital music channels -- on a television with a 50-inch...
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Palmer golf gala won't be seen in Garden City

...event. "A lot of the cable systems are previewing us because they are thinking about launching us," Sweeney said. Ben Blackmon, general manager of Jones Intercable, said his company met with channel officials three weeks ago to discuss the viewing...
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Security key to winning spy game

...cordiality, the two are watching each other. "The battle starts with the first home," Jones Intercable General Manager Ben Blackmon said last year. And before it announced the opening of its new, $2.5 million office in December, Knology quietly...
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