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Augusta protest by animal activists called off

...whatever the dog needs. "All they do is open up their heart and their homes to the animal."Lisa Vaughn, Dogwood Park director, said the hospital can perform spays or neuters on animals as young as 8 weeks if they weigh more than 3 pounds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-11/augusta-protest-animal-a
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2013-10-03/plan-ahead-enjoy-falls-leaf-sh
Rants & Raves

...across the busy four-lane highway dodging cars.THE JOBS OF AUGUSTA human resources director and recreation and parks director have apparently been vacant for a year. If human resources and parks continue to operate OK, obviously those two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-19/rants-raves
Some Georgia parks move to private management

...several years of tight budgets."Our toolbox is limited to really make these facilities thrive," said Georgia state parks director Becky Kelley.The budget cuts are a national trend. Besides the personnel cuts, Kelley has imposed reductions in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-27/some-georgia-parks-move-private-man
Draft recreation plan calls for self-generated funds, inventory of natural assets

...Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan is the work of DNR, federal wildlife agencies, the National Park Service, local parks directors and the electric utilities that open land to public recreation. The task force that drafted the report doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2013-10-21/draft-recreation-plan-ca
Former recreation director bolsters suit against city administrator

...of interviews with candidates to replace Beck, meeting for about an hour with Robert Levine, the recreation and parks director in New Haven, Conn.Levine described managing the New Haven department through a 10-year downsizing from 106 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-24/former-recreation-dire
Refurbished west Augusta park to reopen

...park is reopening Thursday with approximately $170,000 in sales-tax funded improvements, Augusta Recreation and Parks Director Tom Beck said. Ten-acre M.M. Scott Park, at 1575 Flagler Road, now features a lighted walking track, refurbished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-13/refurbished-west-augusta-par
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Augusta Canal gets $91,500 grant for trails

...project. "Trails are very popular, and they're also inexpensive to build and inexpensive to use," said State Parks Director Becky Kelley. "The investments we make in these facilities pay back the public in good health, attractive and useable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-14/augusta-canal-gets-90000-gra
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...county managers. It also said evidence showed Mr. Jones was "abusive" to Becky Kelley, a white manager who was parks director for nine years before Mr. Jones took office in 2001. Chris Anulewicz, a lawyer for the employees, said he hoped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/01/met_542815.shtml
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Move to child's home major adjustment for seniors

...allows full-time residents at Lake Guntersville State Park and Wind Creek State Park near Alexander City. State Parks Director Mark Easterwood said pressure from campers created the change.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/05/liv_529768.shtml
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