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Small convention could be year's most important

...If you come to Augusta, there's a reason." In addition to perennial events, such as the Masters Tournament, River Race Augusta and the Augusta Futurity, the city will serve as a first-time host for a variety of professional meetings, trade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/03/met_202040.shtml
Metro | Augusta Futurity
New docks leaveriver race high and dry

River Race Augusta will likely be no more - at least not on the Savannah River. Faced...There's not enough room," said Jim Leverett Jr., a member of the River Race Augusta board and chairman of the 1996 race. The race, held every May for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/09/met_198878.shtml
Metro
River Race had its day in the sun

...powerboat racing started off River Race Augusta with a bang. The outboard-powered...but the crowd at the inaugural River Race Augusta on the Savannah River was horrified...It soon became obvious that River Race Augusta, with an international field...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/13/out_128273.shtml
Outdoors
ChampBoats make return to Augusta

...tunnel boat" racing along the Savannah River. The ChampBoat Grand Prix of Augusta will be similar to the old River Race Augusta held for more than a decade before it was discontinued in the 1990s, said Mike Schriefer, president of ChampBoat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/13/out_128274.shtml
Outdoors
Campbell changes focus from racing to fishing

...pound. The Augustan isn't the only former outboard racer on the circuit. Alden Thornton, who also competed in River Race Augusta, heads the Reggie Fountain Powerboat Fishing Team. Thornton's team competes in a 38-foot Fountain powered by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/13/fis_128276.shtml
Fishing
Overtime: Campbell set for 25th year in boat racing

...third overall on last year's tour behind champion Tim Seebold of St. Louis and Greg Foster of Orange, Calif. River Race Augusta, which was a part of the PROP Tour, will not be held this year and that disappoints Campbell. "I hate not to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/02/oth_290059.shtml
Other sports
No River Race Augusta this summer

...four years, there will be no River Race Augusta. After Comcast acquired Jones...local general manager and 1999 River Race Augusta chairman Ben Blackmon left for...This is nothing new for River Race Augusta which was forced to cancel in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/28/oth_286090.shtml
Other sports
Committee discusses Celebrate 2000 costs

...been told anything about the event. On Monday, Mr. Mays said he didn't want Celebrate 2000 to become another "River Race Augusta," in which few knew who approved donating money to organizers after it became a public issue. Former Mayor Larry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/30/met_276435.shtml
Metro
Ex-mayor likes his job

...heat was on they abandoned him, he said. For example, he authorized giving $50,000 of taxpayers' money to River Race Augusta in 1996 -- after a majority of commissioners had given verbal approval, he said. Then when the giveaway became...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/11/met_272597.shtml
Metro
River Race success

Outboard racer Mike Seebold of St. Louis wasn't the only winner at this past weekend's River Race Augusta. Attendees who watched the national and international competitors duel on the Savannah River witnessed an exciting world-class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/25/edi_268619.shtml
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