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Augusta commissioners try hands at economic development

...seeing what works," he said.The city has an Urban Redevelopment Agency, Downtown Development Authority, Coliseum Authority, Economic Development Authority and Convention and Visitors Bureau, among entities intended to foster development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-30/augusta-commissioners-tr
Ga. fires back on nursing home payments

...homes were owned by local development authorities and were the source of...response letter, said the development authorities are indeed public agencies...local tax revenue.Because development authorities are public agencies "that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-23/ga-fires-back-nursing-ho
Escape Outdoors moving its Augusta store to downtown

...the past couple of years to bring more retail to the central business district. In 2013, the city's Downtown Development Authority hired Alabama-based retail consultant Retail Strategies LLC to conduct a three-year study with an end goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-15/escape-outd
Development Authority courting contractors in plans of constructing speculation buildings

...Graniteville. And the economic development authority in Augusta was courting construction...director of the Augusta Economic Development Authority.Wells Lighting, announced...have time to build.The development authority uses the Masters Tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-10/development
Labor commissioner: Augusta's job growth rate more important than unemployment rate

...Butler said. Companies don't want to recruit outside of the community.In attendance of the Augusta Economic Development Authority event were representatives of ADP, T-Mobile, Kellogg and Augusta Technical College. Butler spoke about workforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/labor-commissioner-augusta
Jenkins County getting jobs

...Jenkins County and look forward to working with the company as it completes its new facility here,'' said county Development Authority Chairman Hiller Spann.The company manufactures general lighting, streetlights, industrial lighting, solar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-23/jenkins-county-getting-jobs
'Cathedral of golf' helps showcase state to business prospects

...want to locate your company here," Carr said.Walter Sprouse, executive director for the Augusta Economic Development Authority, has also been using the Masters as a marketing tool for the city, though not affiliated with the Red Carpet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-09/cathedral-golf-helps-showc
Georgia working to convince Volvo to build plant here

...Development. "And even if I knewanything, I'm not supposed to talk about it." Derrick Smith, chairman of the Development Authority of Bryan County, was more circumspect. "I am not trying to deny anybody information; it is just not good business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-02/georgia-working-convince-v
Unisys finalizes Port Royal lease

...street as overflow parking for company employees.Walter Sprouse, executive director of the Augusta Economic Development Authority, said Unisys initially agreed to lease the space in November but multiple revisions were made in recent months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-16/unisys-fina
The Artside: See, hear about artists' work at Aiken Center for Arts

...nondescript traffic-signal boxes around town. Created in collaboration with the City of Augusta and Downtown Development Authority, the "Art the Box" project includes 23 boxes chosen based on visibility of location and commission district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2015-03-17/artside-see-hear-about-artist