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Biz Bits

...WOODARDAward/honor: Appointed a member of the Rotary Club of Augusta.Details: She is executive director of the Downtown Development Authority of Augusta. BOBBY TEMENAKAward/honor: Received the Preferred Provider designation from CSRA Home Connections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/biz-bits
The next stage

...public-private partnerships, an alliance with Georgia Regents University and bond financing through the Downtown Development Authority. We urge county leaders to make a good-faith effort to assist coliseum officials and clear as many administrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-21/next-stage
Plans to enhance Augusta's James Brown tribute advance

...Facade improvements to adjacent buildings and elsewhere including possible signs or "wraps," recommended by Downtown Development Authority Dir ec tor Margaret Woodard, to disguise vacant storefronts.? Evaluating Americans With Disa bil ities Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-12/plans-enhance-augustas-j
DDA gives support for new downtown Augusta arena

...building a new event arena downtown, Augusta's Downtown Development Authority members officially gave support for the project...meeting. "We all have our opinions. But as a Downtown Development Authority, I'm comfortable with supporting their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-11/dda-gives-s
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
Augusta commissioners wary of plan for new arena

...needs some more conversation."The coliseum authority revealed its study-backed proposal to members of the Downtown Development Authority last month, but most commissioners said they hadn't been provided much information about the arena plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-05/augusta-commissioners-wa
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
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