Drill tests airport emergency preparedness

...and other supporting emergency responders had been on the scene helping prepare for a while.Diane Johnston, director of marketing at the airport, said they asked emergency responders to estimate how long it would take to respond and wait until...

Pardon our mess: Wrecked car in James Brown Arena parking lot

Katie Cason, director of marketing for the arena, said it's the Monster X promoters' responsibility to remove the wreckage.

Augusta Regional Airport staff, commission want community to book seasonal flight to D.C.

...June 4."As a community, we've got to use it," said Cedric Johnson, commission chairman.Diane Johnston, director of marketing, said the airline did not give information as to why it chose April and May for the service in Augusta. It's...

US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati thinks 2026 World Cup could benefit US, FIFA

...World Congress of Sports in downtown Los Angeles. He sat on a panel with Landon Donovan, Abby Wambach and FIFA Director of Marketing Thierry Weil.Although Gulati thinks it's "inevitable" that the U.S. will play host to another World Cup...

Final Cut store reopening in Augusta

...CSRA's Augusta campus, and could open as early as next week, said Barry Paschal, the nonprofit's senior director of marketing and communications.Paschal said he was not given an opening date.The store carries home decor, furniture...

Augusta Interfaith Coalition urges community to support Paine College

...Campaign," to raise money to support the school, but it is unclear how much is needed.Tonya Williams, the director of marketing and communications, said no college official would be available to talk to The Chronicle about the effort.According...

Lower gas prices fuel convenience store sales

...slight increase in sales over the past two months, as consumers now have more disposable income, said Anna Felz, director of marketing for the Augusta-based company."For us, it allows parents to buy more snacks for their kids (and) to maybe...

Paine has no current plans to name permanent president, says spokeswoman

...interim president since Sept. 16, when George C. Bradley resigned after six years as president.Tonya Williams, director of marketing and communications, said the private college's Board of Trustees decided the work being done to remove Paine...

University of Oregon is using Ducks' success to its advantage

...to be exposed to the University of Oregon for the first time," said Craig Pintens, senior associate athletic director of marketing and public relations. "So that kid in South Dakota, who might only be familiar with us because of football...

Thrift stores see surge in year-end donations

...increase in donations to their thrift stores from people cleaning out closets and garages.Barry Paschal, senior director of marketing and communications for Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA, said a recent study by the Augusta-based...