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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
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
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
Augusta approves parking deal for Unisys

...available in Port Royal's 250-space parking deck, said Margaret Woodard, the executive director of the Downtown Development Authority of Augusta.For excess parking, the Augusta Economic Development Authority will get grant funding to pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-17/augusta-app
JB Whites Building condos about half sold

...has commercial space on the first floor that is occupied by New Moon Cafe, The Book Tavern and the Augusta Downtown Development Authority. The building has four vacant spaces.Dennis said the ongoing parking issue has been an obstacle for potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-20/jb-whites-b
Richmond County Development Authority wants extension for jobs news

...Harris to Richmond County Board of Education? Bill Lockett to the Board of Assessors? Bill Fennoy to the Downtown Development Authority? Ben Hasan to Augusta Land Bank AuthorityLockett, being reappointed to the tax assessor board, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/richmond-county-developm
City parking ordinance update gets lukewarm reception

A request by Augusta's Downtown Development Authority to update the city's parking ordinance met a lukewarm reception Monday.Interim deputy Administrator Steve Cassell, who's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-12/city-parking-ordinance-u
Long-awaited streetscape project starts at Augusta's James Brown Boulevard

...needed Ninth Street to get spiffed up to connect the two," said Cameron Nixon, the chairman of the city's Downtown Development Authority board. "It really is a gateway to downtown."The first phase will cost $812,500 and is funded by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-04/long-awaite
Keep looking for solutions

...certain blocks, at certain times, on certain days. But why are meters ? the solution pushed by the city's Downtown Development Authority and some Augusta commissioners ? always presented as the go-to option for managing downtown parking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-16/keep-looking-solution