Races bring strong competitors to Wildwood Park

...just interested in coming out and doing an adventure race for the first time or at maybe an intermediate level they'll be able to compete as well," said Randy DuTeau, Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director.

City officials started tricks before Halloween

...asked whether he was open to coming to the table with city Ad min is tra tor Janice Allen Jackson and Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau President Barry White and letting Jackson "develop a program."Owens said the group wasn't opposed to...

Sales tax Q&A: Who is funding the campaign for the sales tax?

...improve roads around a new Gate 6 at the post.The largest individual donations were $2,000 from the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and a $3,000 donation of in-kind lobbying services by the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce.The anti-tax...

Need for Augusta film office debated

...resistance, despite recently landing two film productions in metro Augusta, he said.That's because Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau "has been doing the same thing (Owens) is talking about doing," according to Commissioner Marion Williams...

November visitor spending predicted to be $1.8 million

...expected to generate $1.8 million in direct visitor spending, according to a monthly report by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The top two November events are the Augusta Rowing Club's Head of the South...

Vote 'Yes' on SPLOST for the city's future

...as the Police Benevolent Association; the Chamber of Commerce; the Downtown Development Authority; the Convention and Visitors Bureau; civic booster organization Augusta Tomorrow; and the Augusta Professional Firefighters Association.You...

Augusta Film Office effort sent for more study

...has been sent back for a third meeting with city officials including the mayor, administrator and Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau."Today was a big victory in one respect, because every commissioner said they support going after the...

Pick Goodwin in Dist. 122

...District 122. She has served as chairwoman of the Columbia County Republican Party and the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau. She has held many top leadership positions in educational, political and civic organizations. I know her...

Say 'yes' to our future

...Police Benevolent Association is for it. The Chamber of Commerce. The Downtown Development Authority. The Convention and Visitors Bureau. Civic booster organization Augusta Tomorrow.Patrick Cullinan, of the Police Benevolent Association, notes...

October visitor spending in Augusta estimated to be $3.2 million

...in direct visitor spending, the most among October events, according to a report released by the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The visitors bureau and sports council keep a monthly tally of direct visitor...