Aiken picks Dorchester educator as superintendent

...in Beaufort County, seven schools under his direction achieved "excellent" ratings."He blew us away," Board Vice Chairman Levi Green said. "Dr. Alford knew so much about the district already. He really did his homework."Alford received...

Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...to "come up with some innovative ways" to fund the remainder of the project, Johnson said.Last week Johnson and vice chairman Brad Usry met with an Atlanta attorney heavily involved in developing the financial and business terms leading to construction...

Americans getting new credit cards with chips

...the world for some time."The chip technology is designed to prevent copying of the card," says Ellen Richey, vice chairman of risk and public policy at Visa.In the U.S., chip-embedded cards have seen limited use until now. Laundromats...

Appeal hearing begins over Columbia County hospital decision

...each hospital, the group cast secret ballots that turned out "strongly in favor of University."The committee's vice chairman, Barry Pas chal, didn't testify but offered a different account."There was never anything like a straw vote...

Divenski Lee

...Church in Lincolnton, GA. Divenski was employed as a commissioner for the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners (Vice-Chairman), Emergency Management Director and Superintendent of Roads and Bridges for Taliaferro County. He was also a funeral...

James Brown Arena: Let's build a new venue worthy of the legend's legacy

...Augusta, and local and state officials, to make this a reality. (Cedric Johnson is chairman, and Brad Usry is vice-chairman, of the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority.)

Yellen denies some documents to House leak investigator

...Schleiger, a senior managing director of Medley Global Advisors, which publishes the newsletter. Yellen was the Fed's vice chairman at the time.But Yellen said the meeting occurred several months before the private Fed discussions at issue took...

US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

...Thursday, replacing construction magnate John Fish. Among others scheduled to go to Lausanne are bid CEO Rich Davey, vice chairman Roger Crandall and chief operating officer Erin Murphy.The U.S. Olympic Committee team will include chairman Larry...

Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...knowledge and love of Wal-Mart ? to this role."The announcement was not a surprise after Walton named Penner as vice chairman at last year's shareholders' meeting. The Walton family controls about 50 percent of the company's shares.Marc...

Augusta Coliseum Authority seeking support for new James Brown Arena

...project on SPLOST," said Chris Bird, the general manager of the Augusta Entertainment Complex.Coliseum Authority Vice Chairman Brad Usry said the group in charge of James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium decided a new arena should remain downtown...