Ramblin' Rhodes: Montgomery Gentry heads for Evans

...didn't have a clue how easily so much public opinion could turn so quickly against them.The country music duo had a public relations nightmare on their hands eight years ago when it was revealed that Gentry had been arrested and charged with a felony...

56 downtown Augusta businesses launch marketing campaign to lure patrons, curb reputation for crime

...designed the Respect Downtown poster, said he would draw the campaign's logo."Ultimately, I think it's a public relations move to help people understand that downtown has viable businesses who are happy to be there and serve in a safe...

Jefferson Energy Cooperative phone conversion to take place Thursday

Jefferson Energy Cooperative will convert to a new phone system on Thursday between 5 p.m. and midnight, disabling regularly listed numbers, according to a statement from public relations director Steve Chalker.For assistance during that time, call (762) 245-4281.

PDQ in Evans to open Sunday

...and later turned into the Strictly Country gift shop, which closed in 2012.Jeff Kamis, PDQ chief marketing and public relations officer, said the new building incorporates field stones from the old cottage on the monument sign as well as on...

Rants & Raves

...LOVE. A RANT TO THE Fire Department for hiring a Public Relations employee. Way I see it, the $51,000/year this...deserving police officers. Which is more important ? public relations OR the safety of our citizens? RANTS FOR SHERIFF...

Rants & Raves

...while US citizens struggle. RANT TO AUGUSTA FIRE department. Can't believe taxpayers are on the hook for your new public relations position. Is that really a full-time job. DON'T WORRY, commissioners. It is only $19,000 of taxpayer dollars...

Workers comp for staff kickball injury?

...Solutions at Jackson Dawson Communications in Greenville, described in court records as a marketing, advertising, and public relations company. During a meeting with other company leaders, Whigham came up with the idea of having a company kickball...

TEDx deadline approaching

...best thinkers to one stage to give 18-minute talks about a variety of issues.Grace Belangia, a marketing and public relations specialist and founding member of The Clubhou.se in Augusta, applied for the first TEDx license in 2012 and brought...

Augusta Technical College police officers conduct active shooter training

...Paine College was reason enough to conduct the exercise, said Brian Roberts, the director of student activities and public relations at Augusta Tech. He said the training emphasizes the importance of student safety in an educational environment...

Augusta outlet mall plans canceled

...Augusta."Ben Carter is no longer pursuing it," said Tony Wilbert, president of The Wilbert Group, which handles public relations for Atlanta-based developer Ben Carter Enterprises. "He had several retailers interested, but to make it a fashion...