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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/fired-augusta-parks-ch
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-09/augusta-parks-and-recrea
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
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
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
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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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
Across Georgia

...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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