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Damage to Blanchard Woods Park facilities tops $50,000

Columbia County officials said the latest damage estimate from an incident of vandalism at Blanchard Woods Park over the Christmas holiday has risen to $57,000.County Special Projects Manager John-Paul Stout said an estimate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-08/damage-blanchard-woods
Columbia County skate park opens Friday

The new skate park in Columbia County is expected to open Friday.The skate park in Blanchard Woods Park in Evans is slated to open at 4 p.m.Until lights are installed, the park will close at dark. When they are in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-08/columbia-county-skate-park-o
International Monetary Fund cuts growth forecasts, citing sluggish EU, Japan

...appreciation of the dollar," Olivier Blanchard, the IMF's director of research...potential growth in many countries," Blanchard said.Diminished expectations for many...potential future growth, the report said. Blanchard described Russia's outlook as "quite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-20/imf-cuts-growth-forecasts-
Newsmakers

...Dowling, Colden Franklin, Heather Frazier, Hannah King, Christina McIndoe, Williams Mclaughlin, Ryan Weinand, Allison Blanchard, Kristen Busby, Baylee Hall, Taylor Edwards, Sarah Gilbert, Sarah Tapani and Michael Valerio.Georgia College dean's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-08/newsmakers
On The Move

...title: Sale marketing directorEmployer: Ivey HomesWork experience: She is a Realtor and previously worked for 15 years for Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Co. STACEY HOWELLJob title: Retail district managerEmployer: Fifth Third BankWork experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-17/move
Milestones

...Treasurer-Secretary ? Betty Tyler; Treasurer ? Dorothy Allen; Manager of Operational ? Willie Harris; Secretary ? Beverly Blanchard; Chaplain ? Oscar Kemp; Recording Secretary ? George Lillian Thompkins. MilitaryAir Force Airman Patrick A. Andrews has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-12/milestones
Teen charged with BMX track damage pleads not guilty

...several other youths, some in another vehicle, returned to Blanchard Woods Park as deputies surveyed damage from the previous night...cooperated with investigators.The teen's attorney, Grady Blanchard, said he's never been in trouble before."He was supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/teen-charged-bmx-track
Inspection condemns four motels, part of another

...ones that receive more complaints or police calls get a more detailed inspection, Richmond County Sheriff's Lt. Lewis Blanchard said.The task force of 16 started at Economy Inn and knew then they were in for a long day. By the end of the inspection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/inspection-condemns-fo
Rants & Raves

...tows away their cars. SCOTT DEAN'S still in jail. Can we please move on? It is obvious neither Ashley Wright nor Jim Blanchard is going to change their mind! BEWARE OF AN unbalanced lady on the 1700 block of Walker Street. She follows people around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-14/rants-raves
Climbers tout teamwork for success in Yosemite National Park

...There wasn't much downtime, Caldwell said, but in spare moments he read from the autobiography of legendary climber Barry Blanchard.Asked why the achievement resonated with so many people, Jorgeson said the Dawn Wall "personifies dreaming big and making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-15/climbers-tout-teamwork-success-yo