Backs Brad Owens for change

...the Richmond County Board of Education by voting for Brad Owens. His youth, energy and good ideas will be an appreciated...So I say, let's try something different and elect Brad Owens to the board. Julee Bode, Augusta

Opinion columns
Need for Augusta film office debated

...Commission members Tuesday."We feel like we could do a better job than anybody else; the facts bear that out," said Brad Owens, head of the Augusta Film Office currently housed in the 600 Broad building.But the effort has encountered unexpected...

Augusta Film Office effort sent for more study

...was a big victory in one respect, because every commissioner said they support going after the film business," said Brad Owens, head of the nonprofit Augusta Film Office seeking the official designation.The office did not, however, get the...

City officials started tricks before Halloween

...of one, notify your commissioner. WANT IT SCREWED UP AND COSTING MORE THAN IT SHOULD? THEN LET GOVERNMENT DO IT: Brad Owens, the head of the nonprofit Augusta Film Office, has asked commissioners for a 12-month, no-cost contract to represent...

Augusta named site for sci-fi film production

...known only by the initials E.Q., is written and will be directed by Paul J. Salamoff, said film office director Brad Owens.Salamoff is a 20-year film industry veteran with many special effects and makeup credits, many in horror and science...

Board authorizes $15.5 million in Laney-Walker bonds

...Laney-Walker and Bethlehem redevelopment project and borrow up to $5 million more to continue it.URA members Bob Young, Brad Owens and Bonnie Ruben authorized a resolution Wednesday setting the maximum amount of the new loan, but not without calling...

Laney-Walker, Bethlehem work still short on funds

...the $750,000 the projects are guaranteed in tourism enhancement fees, leaving just $100,000 for new investment.Brad Owens, who serves on the Urban Redevelopment Agency expected to refund the bonds, said he had been asking for the bond documents...

More news outside Municipal Building than inside

...May or Pro Tem Grady Smith collapsed into the arms of Brad Owens and was taken to the hospital in an ambulance."I let...S.C., where he is recuperating."Thank God for Brad Owens," Smith said. "I was sitting in my Expedition eating...

Augusta downtown advisory group seeks to revive itself

...organizations ? are inactive, the DAP remains a viable entity to address downtown's needs, said board Chairman Brad Owens."We only deal with the Central Business District," Owens said. "We can propose things to solve problems that we...

Rants & Raves

...person that chooses what to print. I'm sure you won't print this one. THE AUGUSTA Commis sion should not legitimize Brad Owens' never-ending quest for relevancy by appointing him the city's film czar or reactivate his Downtown Advisory Panel...