'Go Downtown' event seeks to bring GRU students, employees to businesses

...create business for merchants."It's an effort to bring more students and employees downtown," said the DDA's executive director, Margaret Woodard. "And, it's an effort to kind of create additional campus life in the urban core."An...

Arts in the Heart of Augusta kicks off today

...Street to enhance the children's activity area and boost the quality of musical acts, said Brenda Durant, the executive director of the Greater Augusta Arts Council.Also, half of the 120 vendors in the fine artists market are new to the event...

Private school Heritage Academy completes renovations

As Heritage Academy celebrated the $2.5 million worth of renovations to the school, its executive director gave credit to those who helped make it possible."All of this work wouldn't be possible without the help of our community...

Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

Voting by mail has begun for the Nov. 4 election.Richmond County Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey said mail-out paper absentee ballots are now available for registered voters who complete an application and fax...

Canal authority uses Rotary Club donation to renovate theater

...very excited to have this new and improved theater, and they have been experimenting with its capabilities," Executive Director Dayton Sherrouse said.Members of the Rotary Club visited the theater Monday during their monthly meeting at Enterprise...

Historic warehouse to be converted into downtown apartments

...which is offered at a 3 percent interest rate and funds up to 40 percent of the total cost, said Margaret Woodard, executive director of the city's Downtown Development Authority.Woodard said that Donahue's development is one of several under...

Civil War Symposium returns in November, to feature lectures on Sherman's march and period life in Augusta

...symposium will be Nov. 6-8 at the Augusta Museum of History and the Morris Museum of Art.Nancy Glaser, the executive director of the history museum, said talks will focus predominantly on Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's march through...

Explore learning options

...Redirect your taxes to stay local, and help children in the CSRA get a great education. Check it out at www.goalscholarship.org.Linda Tucciarone, Ph.D.Augusta (The writer is executive director of Heritage Academy in Augusta.)

Deal says Georgia, Army Corps should finish agreement to deepen Savannah harbor this month

...of Savannah moved a record volume of more than 3 million cargo containers of imports and exports.Curtis Foltz, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority, said he agrees it's still possible that construction on the Savannah harbor expansion...

NFL being watched on two other domestic violence cases

...wait-and-see approach in domestic violence cases like Hardy's.Judy Harris Kluger, a former New York City judge and now executive director of Sanctuary for Families, is anxious to see how the league handles the two pending cases."I think the test...