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...is taking over as Oracle's executive chairman, replacing Jeff Henley in the position, and will oversee the engineering departments as chief technology officer.Home construction declines in AugustWASHINGTON - U.S. home construction plunged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-18/business-news
Getting Augusta more goats might be the easy part

...couldn't eat the vegetation around the detention pond fast enough and back-up is on the way, said Abie Ladson, Engineering Department director.Meanwhile, hiring an administrator and appointing someone to fill the District 7 Augusta Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-09-13/getting-augusta
Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith still open to candidates for District 7 seat

...in January and will potentially vote to implement a stormwater fee, which has been in development by the city Engineering Department for months.At 35, Frantom's youth has been touted as an asset, but Echols said the tough decisions mandate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-10/augusta-commissioner-gra
Pardon Our Mess: Overgrown grass and litter on Boy Scout Road

...Responsible: UncertainAction Promised: Augusta Engineering Department Director Abie Ladson said he would send someone...within the right-of-way, Ladson said the engineering department would take care of the mess. If the property...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-05/pardon-our-mess-overgrown-gra
Augusta residents, officials see progress in goat project

...since they went to work Aug. 13.However, because Wishard is still waiting on a gate key from the Augusta Engineering Department, the health manager says it's difficult to get an exact idea of how fast the goats are working."Overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-21/augusta-residents-officials-
Pardon Our Mess: Overgrown grass at Bon Air

...Apartments, 2010 Walton Way WHAT: Grass and weeds are overgrown next to the sidewalk. WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Engineering Department ACTION PROMISED: Augusta Engi neer ing Director Abie Ladson said he will send a staff member to look at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/pardon-our-mess-overgrown-gra
Lengthy road closure caused by collapsed, antiquated sewer line

...Dart Container facility prompted the city's engineering department to close the road in May. The detour has left...couldn't be finished any quicker, Ladson said. The engineering department looked at replacing a smaller amount of sewer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/lengthy-road-closure-caused-
Augusta Commission set to approve $9 million tax increase

...good position."Also on the table for property owners is a stormwater fee under development by the city's Engineering Department. The fee, typically a few dollars a month, is charged based on the square footage of impermeable surface such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-27/augusta-commission-set-a
Pardon Our Mess: Trees, brush cover Doublegate Court street sign

...or private property.ACTION PROMISED: If the overgrowth covers public right-of-way, Augusta's traffic engineering department has resolved similar issues in the past. If it's on private property, the owner will be responsible for addressing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-27/pardon-our-mess-trees-brush-c
Roush Fenway Racing lags behind

...ability to craft new setups to create more downforce by reducing the amount of air under the car.The Roush Fenway engineering department hasn't figured it out."I know that's changed the dynamic of the underbody of the car and it's been a revelation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-18/roush-fenway-racing-lags-b