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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Furniture retailer opens store on Bobby Jones Expressway

Conn's HomePlus has opened at 270 Bobby Jones Expessway.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Owners vow to rebuild Marshall Square

Owners of the burned resort in Evans said rebuilding is part of their future plans.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Vacations hard to come by for small-business owners

Results from a recent survey by online marketing company Constant Contact showed that 43 percent of polled small-business owners do not take vacations.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Customers take advantage of firework sales in Augusta

Joy Hall looks forward to no longer driving across the state border into South Carolina for her fireworks purchases.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Unisys hopes to move to downtown by fall

Nearly six months after setting up its Augusta service desk to assist the Army, IT company Unisys has continued to ramp up employment and awaits moving into a larger facility along Augusta's ...
By Jenna Martin

South Augusta Chick-fil-A opens Thursday

A new Chick-fil-A at 3130 Peach Orchard Road opens Thursday.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Education is a boost to Georgia economy

Georgia Power Chief Executive Paul Bowers stressed how important education and engagement from local business leaders are for the success of Georgia economic development when he spoke Tuesday.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, June 29, 2015

Cheeseburger Bobby's comes to Martinez

The old Stevi B's Pizza Buf­­­fet building on Bobby Jones Expressway soon will be torn down to make way for a gourmet burger restaurant and other commercial space.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, June 26, 2015

Kayak rentals a hot business this summer

Activity at Savannah Rapids Kayak Rental has been so busy this summer that the business owners are doing something unthinkable: calling the competition.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Port Royal building exterior work raises concern

About 10 residents at River Place Condominiums attended the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission with concerns about exterior design changes proposed to the lower portion of the Port Royal ...
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

New downtown restaurant opening soon

Solé Augusta, a new sushi restaurant and tapas bar, is days away from opening at 1033 Broad St.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Hot weather affects businesses in Augusta

While some Augusta businesses are suffering in the recent wave of extreme heat, others benefit.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, June 22, 2015

TakoSushi owner at work on new bodega

Bodega Ultima at Surrey Center will pull dishes from Mediterranean countries including Italy, Spain, France, Israel and Turkey, restaurateur Kevin Goldsmith said.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, June 19, 2015

Metro Augusta stores seeing Father's Day business

Foot traffic is picking up in metro Augusta stores as shoppers make last-minute Father's Day purchases.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Owners decide to close downtown landmark

Known for its fried chicken salad, turkey pot pie and "Hot Bubble" sandwiches, Sixth at Watkins will close June 26 as the sisters ease into retirement. 
By Jenna Martin

Friday, June 12, 2015

STEM workforce still sees fewer women

As jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields continue to grow the number of women represented in the STEM workforce still trails across many sectors.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, June 11, 2015

DDA supports new arena

A month after listening to a presentation on a new event arena downtown, Augusta DDA members officially gave support for the project during their regular meeting.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Summerville apartments getting makeover

A colorful Summerville apartment complex behind Georgia Regents University is getting a makeover.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Diablo's franchise success spreads

Setting out to be a franchise two years ago, an Augusta-based Southwestern restaurant will be seen in other cities in Georgia and expand in the Augusta region.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, June 8, 2015

Historic Enterprise Mill for sale for $15 million

Owners of the historic mixed-use Enterprise Mill are looking for a new investor to take over the downtown property.
By Jenna Martin
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