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Getting Augusta more goats might be the easy part

...the vegetation around the detention pond fast enough and back-up is on the way, said Abie Ladson, Engineering Department director.Meanwhile, hiring an administrator and appointing someone to fill the District 7 Augusta Commission seat vacated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-09-13/getting-augusta
Pardon Our Mess: Overgrown grass and litter on Boy Scout Road

...Overgrown grass and litter on each side of the roadWho's Responsible: UncertainAction Promised: Augusta Engineering Department Director Abie Ladson said he would send someone from his department to check to see if the property was in the city's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-05/pardon-our-mess-overgrown-gra
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
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
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
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
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-
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-
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