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Fired Augusta parks chief loses suit against city

...federal judge ruled in the city of Augusta's favor this week by dismissing a lawsuit filed by former parks director Tom Beck.U.S. District Court Judge J. Ran dal Hall granted the city's request for summary judgment Tuesday, finding Beck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/fired-augusta-parks-ch
Investigation finds employees wasting time on the job

...Parks and Facilities Operations Director Melinda Pearson collateral damage.Two years ago, then-department Director Tom Beck, the real target of trumped-up accusations of time-card fraud, was fired for signing Pearson's time card paying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-03/investigation-f
Property transfers

...Morgan Grace Jr. LLC, Unit F, Building I, 111 Brandywine Place, Phase I, Brandywine Condo, $47,000Jason Beck and Tom Beck to Morgan Grace Jr. LLC, Unit C, Building 11, 216 Brandywine Place, Phase II, Brandywine Condo, $41,000Rosie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2013-11-02/property-transfers
Shanahan one of two finalists for York County manager

...the Augusta Fire Department and Recreation, Parks and Facilities after which several, including Recreation Director Tom Beck, lost their jobs.Commissioner Donnie Smith, who took office in January, said Shanahan's ambition to be the "No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-08-14/deputy-administrator-get
Jackson becomes Fred Russell fan, slams mayoral field

...for Richmond County than anybody realized, " Smith said.He likened Russell's firing to that of Recreation Di rector Tom Beck in 2012 over a trumped-up accusation of time-card fraud."He worked 37 years, and they drum up some little charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-01-11/jackson-becomes
City Ink: Scott Peebles alienates his Republican supporters

...big fat lie. She had the time coming and the proof. The administration just wanted to get rid of Recreation Director Tom Beck, who signed off on her time card, and used the situation at hand to do it. She was just collateral damage.So Deputy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-09-01/city-ink-scott-
City Ink: Patch deal a bogey

Former Augusta Recreation Director Tom Beck says Augusta commissioners got what they asked for when the city's municipal golf course, aka the Patch, was padlocked last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-09-08/city-ink-patch-
City Ink: Rec probe gone wrong

...travesty Deputy Administrator Bill Shanahan's and human resources' recreation department investigation has been!Director Tom Beck was fired for doing something that's been standard practice in the department for 35 years ? giving exempt (salaried...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-05-12/city-ink-rec-pr
Former recreation director Tom Beck suing city

Former Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Director Tom Beck is suing the city under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, claiming that commissioners fired him last spring for protecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-19/former-recreation-direct
Interviews begin Tuesday for Augusta recreation director

...administrator will start interviews Tuesday with candidates to replace fired Recreation, Parks and Facilities Director Tom Beck.The four finalists include the department's planning and development manager and recreation managers from Tennessee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-18/interviews-begin-tuesday