Ceremony honors Georgia's Declaration of Independence signers

...judged them? History tends to be harsher on the losers."Johnson's brother, Walton "Buzzy" John son, 61, the senior director of the Masters Tournament, said the words reminded him of why the city honors his ancestor. Their mother, Elizabeth...

Augusta ranks last among major Georgia cities for online giving

...residents."We have a lot of small nonprofits in our area that very much dilutes what we do," said Barry Paschal, senior director of marketing and communications for Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA. "The (smaller organizations...

Augusta's University Hospital improves safety ranking

...to by its acronym CPOE, is part of a national trend that Leapfrog was pleased to see, said Missy Danforth, the senior director for hospital ratings at Leapfrog."We've seen a big uptick in hospitals' performance on the CPOE measure...

Big growth expected with Cyber Command

...tax ? to build an elementary school in southwest Richmond County should the need arise, said Benton Starks, the senior director of facilities services for the school system.Unlike Columbia County, the system has the capacity to absorb...

New study finds costly retirement fees draining many people's savings

...economies of scale."Information that helps people make decisions is useful," said Sean Collins, the institute's senior director of industry and financial analysis. "Generally, people pay attention to cost. That shows up as investors tend...

Goodwill turns over donated ammunition

...ammunition."We're happy to have it off our hands and to have it in good hands, as well," said Barry Paschal, the senior director of marketing and communications for Goodwill In dustries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA.Lt. Lewis Blanchard, who...

School board approves closing four schools, reconfiguring two others

...already included as contingency projects in the current phase of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funding. Senior Director of Facilities and Maintenance Benton Starks said building the K-8 school will depend on the passage of the next...

Goodwill fundraiser focuses on renewal

...your assistance can help build lives, families and communities ? one renewed career at a time. (The writer is senior director of marketing and communications for Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA.)

Survey seeks veterans with PTSD, brain injury

...and supports the VA's goal to provide the finest quality of care to veterans," said Dr. Jeff Greenberg, the senior director of research for Data Research.Detweiler said the survey, which ends Feb. 28, is confidential. Its findings...

Comcast-TWC merger worries consumers

...feelings toward TV and Internet providers, especially when they are not resolved quickly according to J.D. Power's senior director of telecommunications, Kirk Parsons.While fixing a problem quickly can actually boost a company's standing with...