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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-29/trapped-bus-causes-c
Leader Chris Froome claims third stage win of Tour de France

...I think that has to come first," Froome said.That eventuality was ruled out by Jean-Francois Pescheux, the event director."This is the Tour de France. Rain hasn't ever stopped the Tour de France. It would have to really be a natural...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-17/leader-chris-froome-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-17/golden-harvest-food-bank-neig
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-27/city-may-re-bid-ambulanc
Team owner Roger Penske will meet with A.J. Allmendinger this week

...RESTART REMINDER: Hoping to avoid a repeat of the controversial finish to the Nationwide Series race, NASCAR managing event director David Hoots delivered a stern lecture during the drivers' meeting before Sunday's Sprint Cup race.Still, some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2012-07-29/team-owner-roger-penske-wi
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-02/spirits-remain-high-despite-r
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/20/met_476444.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/22/oth_195907.shtml
Other sports
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2007-09-14/carriage-au
Local Business | Business
Getting a leg up

...gala where the Guy award is presented. "We wanted to create something a little more local," said Randy DuTeau, events director of the sports council. "These kids are hungry, too. You're always going to hear about the running backs and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/20/hig_101237.shtml
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