Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce announces new events director

The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce announced Sabrina Dillman as its new events director Thursday.Dillman, of Huntsville, Ala., joins the chamber after serving four years as the general manager of the Huntsville...

Laura Elizabeth Phelan - Michael Harrison Black

...Degree in Sport & Leisure Commerce from the University of Memphis. Michael is employed by the Colonnade Group as Event Director of Temporary Seating Production. The couple will exchange vows at Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee...

Multi-colored for miles: Color run paints Augusta

...The point was to have fun."We trademark ourselves 'The Happiest 5K on the Planet,'" said Alec Fowler, the event director for the Color Run. "We try to create an experience that people can forget about their worries with work, family...

Golden Harvest Food Bank neighborhood food drive on Saturday

...to Be Hungry is the largest food drive that Golden Harvest facilitates," said Millie Robinson, the food bank's event director. "This is a great jump off point to get rolling for the rest of the holiday season."The Halloween-themed food...

City may re-bid ambulance service

...with Morris Communi cations Co., owner of The Augusta Chronicle.The plan specifies fixed personnel, including an events director who will earn $85,000 annually, with potential for a 30 percent bonus, along with six other lesser-paid staffers...

Trapped bus causes chaos during first stage of Tour de France

...events was exceptional."We've never had to change the finish line before," said Jean-Francois Pescheux, the event director who helps pick the route each year. "There's never been a bus stuck before."The blockage at the line presented...

Spirits remain high despite rainstorm

...downtown with his 7-year-old daughter, Kaiya. "It's something to do. My daughter enjoys it."Augusta special events director Yolanda Marshall said the weather was keeping the crowd smaller than the year before, when the city took over the...

Cheney honors soldier ancestor

...re-enactors, selling $20 tickets for spectators to attend the anniversary of the South's last major victory of the war. Event director Reece Sexton said Mr. Cheney accepted an invitation to return to the site where his great-grandfather, Samuel...

Rock is not your average squad

...getting into either race. "The passion of the team and of Michael Ball certainly is applauded," Tour de Georgia event director Chris Aronhalt said. THE ROAD AHEAD The 2008 Tour de Georgia covers 591.7 miles in seven stages: STAGE 1: Monday...

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Carriage auction expected to draw up to 5,000 tourists

...Carriage and Collectibles Sale. Horses, carriages and barn supplies will be sold all day today and into Sunday, event director Jim Rhodes said. Mr. Rhodes has held such auctions for 10 years in south Georgia, but this is his first time holding...

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