Augusta Convention Center

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District 1 candidates debate

Small businesses, crime, unity, blight and even a greenway for low-speed vehicles were debated Wednesday by four candidates for the District 1 Augusta Commission seat.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Center catering contract discussed

The $7,000 monthly fee Augusta will pay a firm to cater events at the convention center is "nominal" and less than the city pays to provide concessions at James Brown Arena, Paul Simon said.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Committee endorses incumbents

Augusta's oldest political group made its preferences known Tuesday following a marathon session of some 23 candidate speeches.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Convention documents reviewed

Augusta commissioners inched closer Wednesday to approving a set of legal documents they saw for the first time last week that will govern operations at the new Augusta Convention Center.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Commissioners to study convention center's operating details

Augusta commissioners have a Wednesday work session planned to learn more about the legal documents governing Augusta Riverfront LLC's operation of Augusta Convention Center, also known as the TEE ...
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012

Parking deck documents finalized

“Proof” demanded by an Augusta Commission member as recently as last week that Wells Fargo doesn’t have a claim to Augusta’s new parking deck has been recorded in Superior Court.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

Commission to consider parking deal

The Augusta Commission on Monday will again consider a management deal with Augusta Riverfront LLC for operations at the city's new convention center parking deck.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, Aug 26, 2012

12 events scheduled at convention center

The Augusta Convention Center construction project is on track to be completed in January, and the first booking is scheduled for the same month.
By LaTina Emerson | Saturday, Aug 4, 2012

Parking deck questions need approval

Four questions intended to help forensic auditing firms focus on the parking deck issues now need commission approval before they are submitted to 12 firms bidding on the work.
By Susan McCord | Monday, July 9, 2012

Convention center named twice

City and convention center officials have a running dispute over what to call the 38,000-square-foot riverfront exhibit hall under construction, and they don’t expect it to end anytime soon.
By Susan McCord | Saturday, June 23, 2012

Officials, residents tour center

A recent tour of the Augusta Convention Center - formerly the Trade, Exhibit and Event Center - offered about 130 residents an opportunity to see what the facility looks like.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, June 14, 2012

Augusta Convention Center progresses

Construction on the Augusta Convention Center continued Thursday. A mid-December completion date is scheduled for the former TEE Center on Reynolds Street downtown.
Thursday, June 7, 2012

Panel doesn't endorse TEE upgrades

An $836,288 change order that would increase fire safety at the new TEE Center failed to win support from an Augusta Commission committee Monday.
By Susan McCord | Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

TEE Center campaign planned

The Convention and Visitors Bureau will launch a $350,000 campaign to promote the TEE Center, according to CVB vice president of marketing and sales Peggy Seigler.
By Gracie Shepherd | Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Project expected to be done in 2012

Construction on the $38 million Tee Center is expected to be completed in late summer 2012.
By Gracie Shepherd | Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012

Judge recuses himself from bribery case

Superior Court Judge Carl Brown has recused himself from the case of David Fry after his daughter was hired to represent Fry on bribery charges.
By Kyle Martin | Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011

Delays affect bookings at TEE Center

The TEE Center construction project is behind schedule, which has caused problems in booking events for the convention center expansion.
By LaTina Emerson | Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Operator of parking decks doesn't change

City Administrator Fred Russell met with Paul Simon, president of Augusta Riverfront LLC, Tuesday morning to review the terms of a lease and management agreement associated with the new TEE Center ...
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011

Event center progress

Workers weld steel beams into place as construction continues on the TEE Center.
By Michael Holahan | Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011

Interest in TEE Center grows

A year into its construction, the addition to Augusta's downtown conference center is starting to get more nibbles.
By Tim Rausch | Tuesday, June 14, 2011
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