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Interviews begin Tuesday for Augusta recreation director

The four finalists invited for interviews include the department's current planning and development manager as well as recreation managers from departments in Tennessee, North Carolina and Connecticut.
Dogs will have lots of room to roam at park put the city's first dog park at Citizens Park. But those plans were scrapped, and Glenn Parker, director of parks and recreation, said the city and the SPCA are now looking at developing a dog park near 10 acres next to the Willow Run...
Overhaul continues at historic building

...we're recognizing historic properties, and we're designating them as such," said Glenn Parker, the director of parks and recreation. "The city felt like we needed to take the lead in that whole process, so we chose to do this at Rye Patch...
Concert facility at Hopelands gets upgraded

...down in September. "Basically, what we had there before was very functional," said Glenn Parker, the director of parks and recreation for the city. "We just felt it was an appropriate time with the local option sales tax to give the people...
Five questions with Glenn Parker

Glenn Parker is the director of parks and recreation for Aiken. Parks and recreation maintains the Aiken Farmers Market at 115 Williamsburg St . 1. When is the farmers market open...
Aiken County Council
Splash parks drown out pools

AIKEN - The traditional public swimming pool is fast becoming a relic.
Metro | Aiken City Council
Tournament is big boost to economy

Basketball is scoring dollars for North Augusta.
City pay plan favors top ranks

A governmentwide salary study that tries to make city compensation packages more competitive with jobs in the private sector would give hefty raises to some high-ranking employees.
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Coaches could be screened

...code of ethics that commits them to be responsible and supportive, according to Glenn Parker, Aiken's director of parks and recreation. The city recently has dealt with unruly coaches and parents, according to a city memo. In one case...
Web of trails will connect city's parks

NORTH AUGUSTA - Greenspace that has gone unused in North Augusta for more than a century will soon become a series of parks connected to residential areas and schools by a recreation trail. City officials have set aside $100,000 in the city's 2002 budget to purchase 12 parcels of land off Georgia Avenue between the city's Greeneway trail and West Woodlawn Avenue. The land was designated in 1891 by the North Augusta Land Co. for water drainage.