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NASA seeks users for shuttle runway and other facilities

...commercial space flight about to take off. "We've invited companies to test drive the shuttle landing facility," said Jim Ball, the NASA official who is spearheading private business ventures at Kennedy. "The key No. 1 thing we wish to demonstrate...
Life & style
Scheduling keeps some away from competition

...register before the event starts today, but the conflicting tournament schedules definitely hurt turnout, event director Jim Ball said. "It's an annual tournament, and it's considered a big tournament," Ball said. When we were talking about...
Other sports
Tournament hurts turnout for volleyball

...decided to play anyway. "Doesn't matter to me," McMurray said. "I'm still going to represent Health Central." Jim Ball, director of the event, said turnout was low because tournaments in surrounding areas are offering cash prizes. "We're...
Other sports
Business in brief

...Greater Augusta Sports Councilannounces that the following have been elected to the GASC board of directors for 1998-99: Jim Ball, Tommy Boyles, Ricardo Bravo, Bob Brooks, Ward Clayton, George Croft, Pat Cumiskey, Jean Daniel, Dr. Jewell Duncan...
Business | Augusta State University | Paine College
Health Central finds permanent home

...are presented. The center will continue to pay rent until the year 2000, when bank loans will be paid off, director Jim Ball said. "This means permanence," Mr. Ball said Friday, as investors and health-care workers mingled in the gym where...
XXX Bizarre
Sacred Heart Garden Festival has become a rite of spring

...has been featured in magazines including Veranda and House Beautiful. Garden tours were at the homes of Mrs. And Mrs. Jim Ball, Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Belangia, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Blanchard, Mr. and Mrs. R. Daniel Blanton, Mr. and Mrs...
Gardening | Richmond Neighbors
A new creation story

...seeing oil in the water, the birds with oil stains, the marsh grass that had turned a shiny brown," said the Rev. Jim Ball of the Evangelical Environmental Network, who recently toured Louisiana's Barataria Bay by boat.Another delegation...
Your Faith
Keep on Trackin'

...I had to push him off the seat." One Tracker's Poison ... Flight Simulator, Microsoft (Win 95, $60) Tracker Jim Ball proclaimed this best; Tracker Meg Semple called it the worst. Says he: "There is nothing quite so satisfying as doing...
XXX Technology
China raises stakes for the U.S

...China as being a competitor in all aspects of life, not just the games, makes a big difference," said Augusta's Jim Ball, 75, who was an alternate hurdler for the U.S. team in 1960. Now we are watching the medal count to see whether...
Scott Michaux
Position on Rumsfeld was wrong

...overcome unfathomable hatred for America? I think not. It is easy to be critical when you don't have the experience under fire in the decision-making process. God bless those who have to make those tough decisions. Jim Ball, Martinez
Letters | Evans High School