Stories by Carole Hawkins

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Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011

Busier sites might not be better

Grace Zhang, an associate professor of business and information technology at Augusta State University, has been studying the differences between Chinese and American Web sites.
By Carole Hawkins

Saturday, Aug 6, 2011

Kroc Center opens today

The best party in town is happening today at the Salvation Army's Kroc Center grand opening.
By Carole Hawkins

Friday, Aug 5, 2011

Crime is issue for residents

John Burton sees a lot of children playing out on the streets in his East Boundary neighborhood, but he worries that's not enough to keep them occupied.
By Carole Hawkins

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011

Kroc Center promises artistic flair

At the Kroc Center's grand opening Saturday, an evening concert by New Orleans rock band Cowboy Mouth will round out a day packed with athletics demonstrations and cultural performances. It's a ...
By Carole Hawkins

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Great expectations for Harrisburg

Augusta's Kroc Center, unlike any other, holds the potential to provide the most comprehensive impact data ever gathered on such projects, because of a just-completed, comprehensive study of ...
By Carole Hawkins and Rob Pavey

Friday, July 29, 2011

Damaged flagstaff to be restored

Augusta State University memorialized a historic flagstaff this summer. Then, on Friday, a crane company dismantled the flagstaff. It had been damaged recently in a storm.
By Carole Hawkins

Thursday, July 28, 2011

City bucks public housing trend

Public housing across the nation is falling further into disrepair, but an aggressive modernization program in Augusta has kept local public housing in good condition.
By Carole Hawkins

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Airport runway construction planned

Construction will begin Monday at Augusta Regional Airport main runway. The 8,000-foot runway will remained closed 97 days while a rehabilitation is performed.
By Carole Hawkins

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Ex-editorial editor still writing

Today, The Augusta Chronicle's former editorial page editor lives in Atlanta, where he is a self-employed media communications consultant for political advocacy groups and corporations.
By Carole Hawkins

Saturday, July 23, 2011

School, church could be made into residences

Laney-Walker Boulevard's old Immaculate Conception church and school could be torn down to build public housing. Or, history might intervene.
By Carole Hawkins

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Kroc lists grand-opening plans

An Olympic medalist swimmer, a beauty queen and the GreenJackets will welcome the public to the Augusta Kroc Center at its grand opening Aug. 6.
By Carole Hawkins

Residents plan D.C. trip for dedication

Augusta resident Muhammad Harisuddin stood on the National Mall in 1963 when the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
By Carole Hawkins

Monday, July 18, 2011

Patrons first to try Kroc Center

The doors at the Salvation Army’s new Augusta Kroc Center opened at 5 a.m. By mid-morning a handful of first-day patrons were trying out the facilities.
By Carole Hawkins

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Augusta Kroc Center opens

After seven years and a $22 million local fundraising effort, the only thing that still stood between the new Kroc Center and the people of Augusta was a ribbon. On Sunday, the ribbon was cut.
By Carole Hawkins

Friday, July 15, 2011

Rewatering planned for Augusta Canal

Work to rewater the third level of the Augusta Canal will be finished in a couple of months, said canal authority Executive Director Dayton Sherrouse.
By Carole Hawkins

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Ware's Folly will be repaired

Ware's Folly, home to the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, will be repaired, but fundraising will be necessary.
By Carole Hawkins

Augusta's historic Ware house faces expensive repairs

Ware’s Folly, home to the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, will be repaired, but fundraising to do so will be necessary.
By Carole Hawkins

Monday, July 4, 2011

Signers honored at event

In 1848, Augusta remembered two of Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence by erecting the Signers Monument. In 2011, they seem forgotten.
By Carole Hawkins

Myers' victims were on hit list

Kenneth Myers set out to kill seven people Saturday but was stopped before he got to the last three, a relative said Monday.
By Carole Hawkins

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Long waits typical for demolition

Augusta-Richmond County budgets $100,000 annually to tear down condemned houses. That covers about 20 houses each year, but about 100 houses sit on a waiting list.
By Carole Hawkins
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