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South Carolina tourism Web site gets $500,000 upgrade

...is an $18 billion a year industry."The Web site is our primary means of engaging with the consumer," said department director Duane Parrish. "Their expectations for quicker searchers and more relevant information have grown exponentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-04/south-carolina-tourism-web
City Ink: It's a fight to the finish for municipal building space

...information that's going to benefit the citizens and government of Richmond County," Fennoy said.Finance Department Director Donna Williams, who sent three employees to the conference, said they received valuable training that will facilitate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-06-07/city-ink
Longtime educator Carol Rountree retires

...broader way ? through policy.Rountree worked as the coordinator for guidance and testing in 1988, then became department director in 1992. She led guidance departments, and as education policy began to shift nationwide in 2001 with No Child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-30/longtime-educator-carol-r
SC will close prison

COLUMBIA - South Carolina is closing one of its prisons. Corrections Department Director Bryan Stirling tells The Associated Press on Thursday that the Campbell Pre-Release Center is closing. The Columbia facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-03/sc-will-close-prison
City could rise as a national leader in watershed management

...000 other cities and counties already have done to solve their drainage problems. Indeed, Augusta Engineering Department Director Abie Ladson, the city's point man for the current effort, says the biggest challenge is planning for 20 to 30 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-07/city-could-rise-
Pardon Our Mess: Park sign at riverwalk

...Oglethorpe" is standing, but decayed.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: The Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department. Director of Facilities Lonnie Wimberly said a designated crew maintains the riverwalk by cleaning and landscaping.ACTION...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-27/pardon-our-mess-park-sign-riv
Rain tax talks drip, drip on

...last week's 8-1 vote to approve the consultant's fee, Commis sioner Wayne Guilfoyle questioned Engineering Department Director Abie Ladson about the service folks in his south Augusta district would receive given that there are only three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-10-19/rain-tax-talks-
Commission to discuss redevelopment loan request

...disparties in the city's award of contracts? Discussion, requested by Commissioner Joe Jackson, of hiring a department director to collect disparity data and handle equal employment issues, as the city charter specifies? An update, requested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-19/commission-discuss-redev
Fulton County rushes through large voter data backlog

...the rest done by Monday.Barron fired one of his top administrators, Sharon Mitchell, who served as interim department director during last year's election. Barron declined to explain whether he fired her because of the backlog or for other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-17/fulton-county-rushes-through-
Drought's impact persists into fall and winter

...increase of about 2 million gallons per day from October 2011, said Allen Saxon, the city's assistant utilities department director.Although recent long-term forecasts indicated a weak El Nino system that could bring above-average rainfall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-18/droughts-impact-persists-fall