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Crime plagues Ga. Habitat effort

...nonprofit's efforts to build homes for people in a central Georgia city. Houston County Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Tom Prior said the safety concerns are hampering his organization's ability to recruit partner families in a Warner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-15/crime-plagues-ga-habit
With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

...projects. But tolls aren't practical for all projects."Congress is stymied," said John Horsley, former executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. "We're all scratching our heads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how
'Blind Side' star Quinton Aaron brings anti-bullying message to Augusta schools

...see what kind of activities we could do that would send a message to kids," Baldwin said. "We contacted the executive director of Aaron's foundation, and we learned about what the organization was doing. It tied right in with some of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-04-15/blind-side-star-quinton-a
Centennial of iconic Archi­bald W. Butt Memorial Bridge cues renovation

...demolition when engineers proposed draining the canal to make way for an expressway, said Erick Mont gom ery, the executive director of Historic Augusta.In 1994, it received attention through Augusta's "Save Our Butt" campaign.Complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/centennial-iconic-bridge-cues
Figure Skating in Harlem program enriches girls on, off the ice

...for more than 17 years has opened horizons for its students.Founded in 1997 by Sharon Cohen, who remains its executive director and guiding force, Figure Skating in Harlem's success story has been built on so much more than getting out on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-13/figure-skating-harle
Ga. ports on track to smash cargo records in 2014

...ports in close reach of the record 27.23 million tons they handled in the last fiscal year. Curtis Foltz, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said he's confident that record, and others, will be surpassed when the current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-13/ga-ports-track-smash-cargo-re
Many plans moving forward to elevate lives in Sand Hills neighborhood

...big on just talking about the problem, we're developing solutions. I am sincerely grateful to Darlene Price, executive director of the East Central Georgia Regional Library, who has been instrumental to creating a free tutoring program at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/many-plans-movin
Troubleshooter, task forces to tackle delays threatening 2016 Olympics

...threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday that Gilbert Felli, the IOC's executive director of the Olympic Games, is being dispatched to Rio several months earlier than scheduled to begin dealing with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-04-10/troubleshooter-task-forc
A year later, mother struggles with 8-year-old son's death

...circumstances surrounding the case. "It is hard to go on without knowing."'It never ends'Dan Levy, the executive director of the National Organization for Parents of Murdered Children, said few truly understand what the loss of a child...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/year-later-mother-struggles-8
Red Carpet Tour brings industrial site consultants to Augusta

...years.Firms such as Jones Lang LaSalle, CBRE, Newmark and Grubb Knight Frank were on the tour.Walter Sprouse, executive director for the Augusta Economic Development Authority, has been bringing consultants to town for the Masters for years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/red-carpet-tour-brings-ind