Finalists for Augusta housing director interviewed

...Homeownership Program Manager Bonita Scarlett-Logan; and former Augusta Neigh bor hood Improvement Corp. Execu tive Director Robert Cooks.Deputy Administrator Chester Braz zell said the finalists were culled from a pool of 28 applicants from around the...

Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...FOR AN AUDIT BUT PROBABLY WOULDN'T DARE: Former Au gus ta Neigh borhood Im prove ment Corp. Execu tive Direc tor Robert Cooks is among the four finalists for the housing director's job, which is kind of surprising because the ANIC board let...

Former ANIC chief makes short list to head Augusta housing and development department

...up Wednesday on Augusta's list of four finalists to head the Augusta Housing and Community Development Department.Robert Cooks, hired as ANIC executive director in 2000, has not been employed with ANIC since May, according to ANIC Chairman...

ANIC's leader defends ties to senator

...hard not to do business with people you know, said Robert Cooks, the president and chief executive officer of Augusta...Todd Gaines did not return calls Friday afternoon, but Robert Cooks, ANIC's president and CEO, spoke at length about...

Paine home opener generates buzz

...to have a team to call his own."It's our thing, and we're going to own it," he said.Knight was joined by Robert Cooks, Augustus Thurmond and Marvin Jones, all of whom pledged their loyalty to Paine football. They admitted that some...

Group names new director

The Augusta Neighborhood Improvement Corp. has a new executive director. Robert Cooks, 33, of Stone Mountain, Ga., was introduced to members of the nonprofit economic development board Monday afternoon. He told...

New townhouse subdivision part of 'renaissance' of area

...Neighborhood Improvement Corp. has been working on The Enclave on James Brown for the last three years, said its director, Robert Cooks. Mr. Cooks and representatives from Meybohm Realtors presented the 28-unit townhouse-style subdivision to the...

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Group to nominate executive director

...There were 15 applicants for the job. State Rep. Robin Williams, an ANIC board member, identified the finalists as Robert Cooks, Sheila Durden, Elbert Jenkins and Scott Williams. Mr. DeVaney, citing a career change, withdrew his application...

ANIC gives its approval to location

...We wouldn't frown on any development, be it ANIC development or the city putting in a judicial center," said Robert Cooks, the president of ANIC, a nonprofit organization that seeks to develop Augusta's inner city and owns almost three-quarters...

ANIC will accept improvement plans

...tourism, and the bio-medical/bio-technical industries in Augusta-Richmond County and the surrounding area. Robert Cooks, the group's president, said Wednesday that applications will be accepted until the end of the month. Two public...