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...

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...

District 122 special election set for Nov. 3

...post: Pat Goodwin, a former chairwoman of the Columbia County Repub lican Party and the Co lum bia County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Jodi Lott, a registered nurse and co-owner of Evans Rehabili tation Services; Joe Mullins, a developer...

Many Augusta-area charities operating with deficit

...14,012 in ongoing repairs at Union Baptist Church and $19,743 to execute a grant from the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau.Montgomery said the deficit does not worry him because the organization's bottom line varies from year...

Archery tournament to return to Columbia County

...through May 1 at the park on Thurmond Lake in Appling. Randy DuTeau, executive director of the Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has worked with Tyrell and the organization several times in the past. He expects the tournament to further...