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Seeking influence, Ga. governments hire lobbyists

...projects benefiting pedestrians, including sidewalks and biking trails. Evans, a former member of the State Board of Transportation, now focuses mostly on transportation lobbying. His clients also include Forsyth County."Like anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-19/seeking-influence-ga-gov
DOT board member to speak at Pride and Progress meeting

Former Augusta Commission member and current state Board of Transportation member Don Grantham will speak at the monthly meeting of Pride and Progress of Richmond County, according to a news release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-25/dot-board-member-speak-p
Around the block

...at the Holiday Inn on Gordon Highway.There will be fellowship and discussion following an address by Georgia Board of Transportation member Don Grantham.Contact Bob Finnegan, (706) 829-1296, stampbob@comcast.net or www.richmondcountygop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-07-06/around-block
Celebration time at the history museum

...banking and in public service, as executive secretary to Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, as a member of the Georgia Board of Transportation and as an eight-term U.S. congressman.When Doug retired from Congress in 1993, his commitment to the public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-12-31/celebration-time
Barnard, Crandall given Dyess Awards for service to Augusta, country

...accomplishments are serving as executive secretary to Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, as a member of the Georgia Board of Transportation and as an eight-term U.S. congressman. More recently, Barnard has been instrumental in forming the Community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-01-12/barnard-crandall-given-dyess-
A red light?

...That would be another economically disastrous delay. Jimmy Lester, our area's representative on the state Board of Transportation, points out just how big a shot in the arm to the local economy it could be when the Savannah River Parkway is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/27/edi_360985.shtml
Editorials
Area briefs: Tests find source of plutonium leak

Tests have confirmed there was a poor weld in a container suspected of causing a plutonium leak at Savannah River Site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/29/met_271702.shtml
Metro
Federal funds could help construction effort

...is the key to moving forward," said Jimmy Lester, Congressional District 10's representative on the state board of transportation. Completion of both projects is expected in 2006, although the final dates have been repeatedly pushed back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/10/met_269820.shtml
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Historic site stalls highway

...has nothing to do with us," says Jimmy Lester, who represents the 10th Congressional District on the state Board of Transportation. "They can't freeze our funds." For now, the holdup is just one more in a long string of delays on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/29/met_268983.shtml
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Expressway's extension opens

...and the environment can be accommodated in the same corridor," said Jimmy Lester, a local attorney and state Board of Transportation chairman. The South Carolina side of the expressway, which could cost up to $140 million, won't begin construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/01/met_234831.shtml
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