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Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Tourism conference ends Friday with speech from Gov. Nathan Deal

A three-day coference in Augusta centered on elevating Georgia's tourism industry was capped off Friday by a message from Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Hull Storey Gibson branching off into separate entities

Local real estate moguls James "Jim" Hull and Barry Storey are branching off to pursue specialized interests after more than 20 years as business partners.
By Jenna Martin

PDQ to open Sunday

The first PDQ fast-casual restaurant in metro Augusta will open Sunday.
By Jenna Martin

SRNS head speaks at chamber event

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions President and CEO Carol Johnson speaks at Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce event.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Planning board votes down Verizon tower request

A heavily contested Verizon Wireless tower proposed on Wrightsboro Road near Daniel Field Airport was shot down Wednesday by planning commissioners.
By Jenna Martin

WFXG-54 blocked on DIRECTV

The channel's parent company, Raycom Media, and DIRECTV have been unable to reach a retransmission agreement after three months of negotiations, forcing a blackout that began Monday.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Tube-free Scott bath tissue made at Kimberly-Clark plant in Beech Island

Scott Naturals Tube-Free bath tissue that was launched nationally in August is manufactured solely at the Kimberly-Clark plant in Beech Island.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Technology making some jobs less needed

As continual advances in technology usher in new waves of labor opportunity and efficiency, some in the workforce will inevitably get caught in the tide.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Labor Day holiday geared toward shopping

Retailers offering sales and promotions are turning Labor Day weekend into a major shopping event.
By Jenna Martin

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

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