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Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Commercial rezoning sought for land next to Mullins Crossing

The process to prepare property next to the Mullins Crossing shopping center in Evans for commercial development is underway.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

New restaurant filling old Crum's space on Central Avenue

A new "beer-centric" restaurant named Füse is filling the old Crum's on Central space in Summerville.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Site work for luxury apartments to begin next month

Clearing of wooded land on Walton Way Extension for a future apartment community is expected to begin in September.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Townhomes to replace old daycare center in Summerville

An old daycare facility across from Georgia Regents University's Summerville campus has been razed to make way for a cluster of townhomes.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Women-owned firms growing quickest in Georgia

Since 1997, the number of businesses helmed by women in the Peach State has skyrockted by 118 percent, almost double the national increase of 68 percent, according to a report.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Outlet mall plans canceled

Ben Carter Enterprises has decided not to pursue a fashion outlet mall at the Village at Riverwatch development.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Small business forum focuses on startups, growth

About 100 people attended a small business forum Thursday at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, where they heard how to start and expand businesses.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

New market opening Friday on Broad Street

A new market opening Friday next to Augusta Common will let downtown shoppers purchase anything from a quick meal and a glass of wine to a tube of toothpaste.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Changes planned for Partridge Inn

The historic Partridge Inn is on the cusp of a $6 million facelift and possibly a future fusion with a major international hotel brand.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Partridge Inn sale complete

After an online auction was held in June, The Patridge Inn sale completed Monday.
By Jenna Martin

Students look for ways around high book prices

As college textbook prices continue to rise, students are trying alternative, cost-saving methods to purchase course material.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Barbecue restaurant in North Augusta no longer mobile

Business has been so hot at The Pot Smoker BBQ since opening last fall in North Augusta that the onwers had to speed up their expansion plans.
By Jenna Martin

Aiken company hoping to rev use of electric cars

Aiken-based Dumpster Depot is adding electric car charging stations across metro Augusta. Nine locations should open by the end of September.
By Jenna Martin

Commercial real estate outlook shining brighter

The commercial real estate outlook is beginning to look more promising both locally and nationally.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Downtown traffic boxes to become art

The DDA approved a funding request by a local arts council to beautify seven traffic signal boxes downtown.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Restaurant owners unhappy with proposed changes to alcohol ordinance

Augusta restaurant owners voice concern over proposed alcohol ordinance changes, including an increase in annual fees and a new "hybrid" restaurant designation.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Production company building new office

American Audio Visual Services is expanding into a new building under construction at 3621 Old Petersburg Road in Martinez.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Center to replace ice skating rink

A trampoline park is bouncing into the Augusta Ice Sports Center after the ice rink closes later this month.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Third Cook-Out slated for Washington Road

Cook-Out plans to open a third location planned on Wash­ing­ton Road near Interstate 20, but the business owner being evicted from the site says he plans to appeal.
By Jenna Martin

Local resale and rental investments picking up

Local activity in both residential resale and rental properties is picking up again, after the recession scared many away.
By Jenna Martin

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