Downtown merchants unsure about parking meter plan

...Many downtown merchants agree that parking poses a problem for business, but they question whether a Downtown Development Authority plan for parking meters along the Broad Street corridor is the best solution.Similar to a parking management...

Commission to hear Sentinel contract renewal pitch

...to install parking meters downtown which Interim Deputy Administrator Steve Cassell said resembles the Downtown Development Authority's 2011 meter proposal. That effort involved a program using buried electronic "Streetsmart" meters run by a...

Parking, probation proposals advance through commission committee

...copy.Commissioners also authorized holding two public meetings to seek input on a proposal from the Downtown Development Authority to install parking meters along Broad Street downtown between Fifth and 13th streets and Reynolds and Ellis streets...

Augusta manufacturers likely to avoid paying energy tax

...or more than 17,000 jobs, with an average weekly wage of $735, according to data from Augusta Economic Development Authority. Chamber of Commerce president Sue Parr and Clay Jones, the vice president and general counsel for the Georgia...

Manufacturers worry about proposed excise tax implications

...used in automotive plastic and carpet, has been involved in "intense discussions" with the Georgia Economic Development Authority about the new facility and is in the final stages of securing the deal, said Kirby, who hoped to announce the...

Huntsman starts to hire for Augusta plant

...Additives and Titanium Dioxide divisions of Rockwood Holdings' divisions closed Oct. 1, following a delay in Europe's anti-trust commission.The facility should open in February, according to the Augusta Economic Development Authority.

A reason to stay

...elsewhere, primarily neighboring Aiken and Columbia counties, according to 2012 figures from the Augusta Economic Development Authority.If people vacating Richmond County were given an "exit interview," what would they give as their reasons for...

State has new demands for Columbia County hospital

...the county has been meeting with the hospitals and could finance its share through revenue bonds issued by the Development Authority of Columbia County should the vote go against the tax package. The other new demands also will not be a problem...

City notifies marina operator of eviction proceedings

...numerous alleged violations by the Port Authority, which voted to join marina co-owners, the city and Downtown Development Authority, in the eviction in July.The documents allege the port authority includes two members, Paul Muckenfuss and...

'Go Downtown' event seeks to bring GRU students, employees to businesses

...from merchants.The "Go Downtown" campaign is jointly sponsored by Georgia Regents University, the Downtown Development Authority and the Mayor's Office to foster an environment that is welcoming for the college community and will create...