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Fired Augusta parks chief loses suit against city

...this week by dismissing a lawsuit filed by former parks director Tom Beck.U.S. District Court Judge J. Ran dal...exempt from overtime ? comp time when he became parks director in 1996.As Hall's opinion notes, Beck at first...
New recreational park named in local contest

...The $7 million project will be known as Diamond Lakes Regional Park, said Tom Beck Jr., Augusta recreation and parks director. It is on Windsor Springs Road south of Tobacco Road. The name was chosen after more than 300 entries were received...
Across the area

...throughout Georgia because of its outstanding organization and accomplishments the past year, city Recreation and Parks Director Tom Beck Jr. said. The award will be presented during the annual Georgia conference on recreation and parks Nov...
Augusta Parks and Recreation director Bob Levine resigns

...time to focus more on being with my family."Levine came to Augusta in May 2013 after serving as the recreation and parks director in New Haven, Conn.There, he reduced the department's full-time budgeted positions from 106 to 56 people, an accomplishment...
Plan ahead to enjoy fall's leaf show

...crowds each season."Fall is a great time to get outdoors and explore our beautiful state," said Georgia State Parks Director Becky Kelley. "We have short nature trails that are good for children, as well as longer trails that are perfect...
Aiken replaces fired parks director

AIKEN - The city of Aiken named its new Parks and Recreation director Tuesday. Meanwhile, officials refused to release details of former Director Terry Rhinehart's firing. Aiken's former Superintendent of Recreation Glenn Parker will replace Mr. Rhinehart, City Manager Roger LeDuc said. "(Mr. Parker) has been very active with the community and state organizations," Mr. LeDuc said Tuesday. Mr. Parker, who has worked for the city for 17 years, has served as director since his boss was suspended, then fired Oct. 26.
City suspends parks director

Parks and Recreation Director Tom Beck has been suspended for five days without pay after an inquiry into the department's hiring practices conducted last month.
Funding proposal stuns soccer club

...until then that Tom Beck, Augusta's recreation and parks director, made a proposal Thursday to city commissioners Tom Beck: Recreation and parks director proposed a 50 percent cut in funds for the West Augusta...
Something about Sanford Loyd

...capable hands have reached out to take the baton. Tommy Boyles, a former county commissioner and Recreation and Parks director, and local businessman and civic activist Steven Kendrick are in the race. And they're great candidates. But...
'Go Fish' grant to help expand, improve Baurle Boat Ramp just now gearing up to spend its local share along the Savannah River later this summer.Augusta Recreation & Parks Director Tom Beck said the city's $370,000 award will be used to expand and improve the Baurle Boat Ramp below New Savannah...
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