Blowin' in the wind

...years but were switched to April and May this year in hopes milder weather would bring out more participants, said Yolanda Marshall, Riverwalk's special events director. Jazz singer Kari Gaffney performed at the series' final event May 26.

Spring brings special events to Augusta Common

...continue Thursdays through May 25. Today's event will feature food from Firehouse Subs and music by quietSTORM. Yolanda Marshall, the events manager for City of Augusta Special Events, said people are drawn to the event for various reasons...

Richmond Neighbors
Spirits remain high despite rainstorm

...7-year-old daughter, Kaiya. "It's something to do. My daughter enjoys it."Augusta special events director Yolanda Marshall said the weather was keeping the crowd smaller than the year before, when the city took over the event.She said...

Group wants set fee for vendors

...vendors $20 and craft vendors $15 to sell wares at events held at Augusta Common or along Riverwalk Augusta, said Yolanda Marshall, the organization's interim director. Main Street Augusta charges artists $25 to sell their crafts downtown...

Children compete in Augusta's annual Small Fry Olympics

...programs and private day-care centers were in attendance. "We usually max out at around 1,200 kids," said Yolanda Marshall, the special events supervisor for the Augusta Recreation and Parks Department. Percell Garvin, a resource facilitator...

Can you find it?

...Road and the Harbor Inn Seafood Restaurant on Wrightsboro Road. Others who correctly identified the picture were Yolanda Marshall, Megan Waters, Bettye Beard, Austin Beard, Patty Hood and John Forde.

Richmond Neighbors
Hundreds gather to welcome holiday season

...switch as multicolored bulbs lit a 32-foot tree. The tree was purchased from a tree farm in Boone, N.C., said Yolanda Marshall, the Richmond County Parks & Recreation Department's special events manager. Mr. Mays said the breezy temperatures...

Amphitheaters are staying busy

...exclusively for the Jessye Norman Amphitheater in Augusta is Paine College's Evening of Jazz on Sept. 13, said Yolanda Marshall of Riverwalk Special Events. "Basically, we have a lot of rentals," Ms. Marshall said, adding that the venue...

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Across the area

...also will assume maintenance and operations duties along with future fifth phase of special tax improvements at the recently acquired property. For more information, contact Yolanda Marshall or Misty Sroczynski at 821-1754, ext. 2.

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Children take to the street in local fight against drugs

...the difference," Mrs. Heard said about the children. "The area they're from is infested with (drugs)." Yolanda Marshall, center coordinator for Bernie Ward, said the summer can leave children restless, and summer programs keep them...