Pardon Our Mess: Fallen tree blocks fairway on North Augusta disc golf course

...RESPONSIBLE: The North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services DepartmentACTION PROMISED: Department Director Rick Meyer said he will send a crew to examine the site today to determine a plan of action.

Nike Peach Jam begins Wednesday in North Augusta

...and then a bracket to decide a winner out of the 24-team field. The 16-U tournament will also have a champion.Rick Meyer, the director of North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services, is excited for this year's event because...

Nation's best hoops players to shine throughout area

Rick Meyer knows it's coming ? it's July, after all. Going by the remarks he gets this time of the year, people around him also know...

Jennie Finch holds camp in North Augusta

...interspersed with encouraging words from Finch.Campers came from North Carolina, South Carolina and even West Virginia, said Rick Meyer, director of North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services.Kylie Reid, 10, came from Lenore, N.C.. She...

Adaptive playground opens in North Augusta

...of people thought at one point we were just building a playground for special needs kids and I went, 'No!' " said Rick Meyer, director of the North Augusta Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services.Mayor Lark Jones called the...

Two events will showcase talent

...I tell everyone, the talent level, you're watching the future college stars, the WNBA stars, this week," said Rick Meyer, the superintendent of North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services.The Elite 32 Summer Jam has two sessions...

Boosters forced to find way to adjust

...Every year you get nervous, but we are absolutely thrilled to be right on par with last year," club president Rick Meyer said. "I think we did a good job reminding folks that we were going to be good this year. That had to help." Reach...

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Economy has all-star teams holding fundraisers

...fees that was available last year simply isn't there. "In the past we've been able to help the teams out," said Rick Meyer, North Augusta's superintendent of parks and recreation. "This year it's just not in the budget." Local teams...

Recruiting rule change could benefit Peach Jam

...They had previously been allowed to also do that in April. "I would think you would see them here longer," said Rick Meyer, the North Augusta parks and recreation superintendent who has been with the tournament since its inception. "You'll...

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Peach Jam spotlights city, boosts economy

...doesn't reap all the financial benefits of the tournament being in town. "Obviously we lose the hotel part to Augusta," Rick Meyer, the superintendent of the North Augusta recreation department, said. With only three motels and one bed and breakfast...