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Sanders has faith a Republican can win Richmond County sheriff race

...Sanders said that standard involves creating small independent police departments in neighborhoods, such as the former "Weed and Seed" unit that was assigned to Barton Village several years ago but dissolved after the federal grant money ran out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-06-23/sanders-has-fa
Officers say drug hot spots rotate through areas

...neighborhoods overrun with crime. Although Gay said neighborhoods such as Barton Village were benefiting from the Weed and Seed Initiative, the grant expired in 2005.Authorities now rely on training from the program to crack down on Augusta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-10-05/officers-say-drug-hot-
Crime & courts | Metro | Richmond County Crime | Crime & Courts
Hankerson brings proven leadership

...Bridge Road open long enough (18 months) until IGA could take over. Additionally, I recall his effort to keep the Weed and Seed Program operating in Barton Village. And he led the fight for the Meadowbrook subdivision to obtain a community center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/06/let_550707.shtml
Letters | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
High-price snacks give conferences even bigger bills

...a sweet tooth. More than $13,000 was spent on cookies and brownies for 1,542 people who attended a four-day Weed and Seed conference in August 2005, according to the audit by Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine. A "networking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/15/bus_143849.shtml
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Helping hands

...adults, teenagers, parents, gangs and senior associations. Until last year, the department had been the site of the Weed and Seed Initiative, which received $50,000 annually in grant money that covered the summer camp, an after-school program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/14/rel_135779.shtml
Your Faith | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Rants and raves

...off-duty deputies to patrol the riverwalk or stop wasting grants and tax money on moronically failed programs such as the Weed and Seed Program. Grow up and stop arguing at council meetings. Don't you realize that Columbia County Commission members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-09-26/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Plan fixes budget, costs city services

...equipment repair and maintenance. $52,000 CIVIL AND MAGISTRATE COURT: Copy services, juror fees. $5,141 WEED AND SEED: Eliminate Deparment of Neighborhood Enhancement. $125,000 JUVENILE COURT: Operating supplies. $10,800 INFORMATION...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/18/met_92937.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Augusta community center faces budget ax

...Department. Neighborhood Enhancement was set up to operate the Barton Village Community Center, a federally funded Weed and Seed program until the federal funds ran out several years ago. The "weed" portion of the program - two deputies that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-05-18/community-center-faces-budge
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Golf tourney benefits county Weed and Seed Initiative

...by the Augusta-Richmond County Weed and Seed Initiative. The reception will...said. Money raised will benefit Weed and Seed, a strategy designed by the U...targeted-high crime areas. The Weed and Seed programs include after-school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/28/ric_459859.shtml
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...Recreation Center, 3431 Old McDuffie Road. The fund raiser talent competition will benefit the Augusta-Richmond County Weed and Seed Initiative. Tickets cost $5. For more information, call 798-5552 or 627-3875. THUNDER OVER THURMOND: Thunder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/08/met_458105.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University