Stories by Erin Zureick

Friday, May 21, 2010

Construction demand uneven

Within the construction business, nonresidential construction and heavy and civil engineering recorded gains. Still, it likely would be premature to declare a building "recovery," since ...
By Erin Zureick

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Many developments stalled by economy

As the delayed opening of a chain car dealership in Augusta happens Wednesday, other announced developments for the area remain on hold.
By Donnie Fetter, Erin Zureick and Jenna Martin

Monday, May 17, 2010

I-20 accident kills Atlanta man

An Atlanta man was killed this morning in a wreck on Interstate 20 near Wheeler Road.
By Erin Zureick

Thursday, May 13, 2010

SarahCare offers adult day care service

Dortothy Grady was inspired by her own experience to open an adult day care center, SarahCare at Evans to Lock.
By Erin Zureick

Adult day care center opens in Evans

SarahCare at Evans to Lock, an adult day care center, is open in Evans.
By Erin Zureick

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Rebates remain in Georgia, South Carolina

Money still remains for appliance rebates in Georgia and South Carolina, though the Palmetto State's funds are dwindling at a faster pace.
By Erin Zureick

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Lake development back on track

Construction on 160 homes in a stalled lakeside development could begin this year after a treatment plant is finished at Stillwater Coves.
By Erin Zureick

Friday, May 7, 2010

Owners find right mix at Tea Garden Gifts

Cathy Bland and Mike Willis' first business venture together was a lemonade stand they set up as youngsters in Aiken. "That was the beginnings of our entrepreneurship and partnership," Willis ...
By Erin Zureick

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Restaurants brace for oil spill's impact

Local seafood restaurants are taking a wait-and-see approach as the Gulf Coast oil spill expands.
By Erin Zureick

Friday, April 30, 2010

Saving by hiring

A month after federal legislation aimed at putting more people back to work was signed, a tax break is getting limited use in the area.
By Erin Zureick

Homebuyers rush to get tax credit

First-time buyers are eligible for an $8,000 tax credit, but contracts must be finalized by today.
By Erin Zureick

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Busy Masters Week for Augusta airport

Augusta Regional Airport handled more than 2,500 inbound or outbound flights during Masters Week, officials said on Thursday during an Augusta Aviation Commission meeting.
By Erin Zureick

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Health applications created for phones

Mobile applications, or "apps," are becoming increasingly popular as smart phones such as the iPhone, BlackBerry and Google's Android become must-haves for consumers.
By Erin Zureick

Friday, April 23, 2010

Rule might increase remodeling costs

The next time John Williams gets a call to renovate a home in Augusta's Hill area, the owner of Summerville Renovation Co. likely will have more work on his hands.
By Erin Zureick

Income per capita grows around Augusta region

Per capita personal income growth in Richmond and Columbia counties outpaced the nation and state in 2008, possibly a sign of the area's economic resilience.
By Erin Zureick

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Augusta chamber guest expects slow growth

Jeffrey Saut, an investment strategist and stocks expert, told the crowd at Wednesday's Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce economic luncheon that there is "close to zero" chance the U.S. is headed ...
By Erin Zureick

Tissue maker eyes Augusta area

South Georgia Tissue plans to turn recycled paper into tissue in the Augusta area by June 2011, eventually employing 200 people.
By Erin Zureick

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Census takers to start going door-to-door

They will not ask to enter your house. Read our story for other guidelines they'll follow.
By Erin Zureick

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Cyclist's trip will benefit food bank

Evans resident Kevin Kaiser usually bikes between 250 and 500 miles a week as he prepares for his third cross-country trek.
By Erin Zureick
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