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Public art allows expression

...one of 19 artists participating in the Art the Box public art project. Funded by the city of Augusta, the Downtown Development Authority and the Greater Augusta Arts Council, the artists have been commissioned to paint designs on traffic boxes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-05-28/public-art-allow
The Artside: Start June with celebration of arts

...deservedly so) for spearheading this terrific public art project in collaboration with the City of Augusta and the Downtown Development Authority.? Congratulations also to the winners of the 2015 Arts Council Awards: Wycliffe Gordon, artist; Lois Akins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-27/artside-start-june-ce
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...Center complex. The city's coliseum authority brought its case for a replacement to James Brown Arena to downtown development authority members Thursday, saying a new $110 million event arena should remain in ... The second-floor lounge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
DDA hits cap on low-interest loans for downtown Augusta projects

...available to projects that promote downtown revitalization are temporarily halted in Augusta.The city's Downtown Development Authority has reached its limit on loan amounts provided by Georgia Cities Foundation after a $250,000 loan was approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-19/dda-hits-ca
The Artside: It's another art-filled week in Augusta

...cabinets throughout the city. The Art the Box project was initiated by the GAAC, the City of Augusta and the Downtown Development Authority. Artists' design proposals were chosen based on artistic merit, relevance to the community and quality of design...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-12/artside-its-another-a
Augusta Coliseum Authority seeking support for new James Brown Arena

...for a replacement to James Brown Arena to Downtown Development Authority members Thursday, saying a new $110 million...of the soul singer in the concourse.The downtown development authority took no formal action on supporting the new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-14/augusta-coliseum-authority
Escape Outdoors moving its Augusta store to downtown

...in 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-15/escape-outd
Augusta commissioners try hands at economic development

...of us coming up with ideas; 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-30/augusta-commissioners-tr
The Artside: See, hear about artists' work at Aiken Center for Arts

...those 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
DDA board gives support for brewpubs

...Thursday in support of state legislation to open up retail avenues for Georgia microbreweries and brewpubs, the Downtown Development Authority of Augusta hopes to attract one."They are very popular," DDA Executive Director Margaret Woodard said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-12/dda-board-g