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Friday, May 1, 2015

Columbia County growth outpacing projects

A slew of commercial projects off I-20's Grovetown exit is causing concern among nearby residents that already congested roadways are about to get worse.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Proposed Pleasant Home apartments draw opposition

Under protest from neighbors in the Foxhall and Sugar Mill Woods subdivisions is a rezoning request from Robert Collier Sr. to build 10 two-story apartment buildings at 411 Pleasant Home Road at ...
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ALDI adding low-price grocery store in North Augusta

Discount grocery chain ALDI is building its third local store in North Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

South Augusta to get new businesses

A flurry of new business is slated for south Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, April 27, 2015

Parking garage, hotel renovation possible in downtown Aiken

A public-private partnership on the table in Aiken would bring a parking garage and hotel renovation to the city's downtown.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, April 24, 2015

Millennials reshaping hotel industry

Millennials and their changing expectations of an ideal hotel experience are changing the global industry.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Partridge Inn set for second stage of renovations

The second phase of construction at the historic Wal­ton Way hotel will begin May 4. Once completed, it will leave the bar, restaurant and front lobby entirely revamped with modern furnishings ...
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New club aims at appealing to broad audience

A new dance club in Augusta has opened in a place familiar to nightlife activity at 1082 Bertram Road.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New Jim Hudson Lexus center in the works

Demolition of two Washington Road buildings in Martinez will lead to the future facility for Jim Hudson Lexus.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, April 17, 2015

Ride-hailing platform Uber uncharted territory for Augusta

Rob Noel likes meeting people. He also likes driving, and he likes making extra money for his vacation fund. So when Uber started signing up drivers in Augusta, the 27-year-old saw himself as ...
By Jenna Martin

New retail plans announced for area off Grovetown exit

More retail development is slated for the corner of Horizon South Parkway and Gateway Bou­le­vard by George Duehring, who, with wife Rosemary, owns several Zaxby's franchises.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Gerald Jones Mazda moving to Martinez

The final piece of local auto dealer Andy Jones' conglomerate is set to move this summer from Au­gusta's "Motor Mile" on Gordon High­way.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Escape Outdoors moving downtown

A local outdoors business will soon bring its presence downtown.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Local tax preparers seeing a rush of last-minute filers

Tax preparers across metro Augusta are reporting a mad dash of last-minute filers as tax season winds down Wendesday.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, April 13, 2015

Airport busy as patrons fly home

The classic Masters logo was on full display Monday as passengers departed Augusta Regional Airport.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, April 10, 2015

Historic Partridge Inn revamped

One of Augusta's most historic landmarks has gone through some major changes in the past year.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Whole Foods Market new to Augusta

Augusta has gained a new organic foods grocer in Whole Foods Market.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, April 3, 2015

Masters Week big money generator for Augusta area restaurants

For more in the local restaurant industry, Masters Week is hands down the biggest revenue generator of the year.
By Jenna Martin

Prices rising steeply in Augusta for Masters Week

Looking at price hikes in Augusta during Masters Week is similar to taking a crash course in the basic economic principle of supply and demand.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Uber mulls Augusta entry

The possibility of ride-sharing company Uber expanding into the Augusta area looks "promising," a company spokeswoman says.
By Jenna Martin
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