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Monday, March 9, 2015

New foundry nearly finished at GIW's Grovetown facility

A new foundry nearing completion at GIW Industries will prime the Grovetown facility to meet rising global demands in the mining industry.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Augusta area rental market remaining hot

As home sales across metro Augusta continue on an upward swing, local rental properties remain just as hot a commodity.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, March 6, 2015

Lawn care companies busy month before Masters Week

With Masters Week just a month away, local lawn and landscaping crews are in full swing preparing properties across metro Augusta for guests.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, March 5, 2015

More commercial development planned off Grovetown I-20 exit

The Grovetown corridor off Interstate 20 is soon to bustle with more commercial activity.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Partridge Inn set for soft opening March 11

The Walton Way hotel will hold a "soft opening" March 11, revealing fully renovated rooms on the fourth and fifth floors.
By Jenna Martin

Water park developer trying to postpone vote

Developers of a proposed water park near Grovetown are seeking to postpone a rezoning request scheduled to go before Columbia County Planning Commissioners amid infrastructure and other concerns ...
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

New recycling plant opens in Graniteville

A decade after a deadly train wreck derailed downtown Graniteville's economic activity, the grand opening of a new recycling plant opens a new chapter for the small South Carolina community.
By Jenna Martin

Former Denver mayor speaks at chamber's annual meeting

Wellington Webb, Denver's former mayor, served as the guest speaker Thursday during the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Efforts promote downtown businesses

A couple of stakeholders in downtown's business community want to take the reins on turning what they see as untapped potential into reality.
By Jenna Martin

Solvay invests in Augusta facility

Solvay Specialty Polymers has chosen Augusta over a sister facility in India to build a new high-performance polymer unit.
By Jenna Martin

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Upscale service hotel to join Gander Mountain, CarMax

Hyatt Place will soon neighbor Gander Mountain and CarMax on Mason McKnight Jr. Parkway in West Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Local developer purchases old Woolworth building

The old Woolworth building at the corner of Eighth and Broad streets if off the real estate market after local developer T.R. Reddy purchased the property.
By Jenna Martin

Lower gas prices fuel store sales

Paying less at the gas pump has given motorists more money to spend inside on their favorite treats.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

More apartments, hotel for Gateway area near Grovetown

More development in the Gateway area near Grovetown will begin to take shape in March.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts/Which Wich combo store coming to Walton Way in Augusta

Walton Way commuters will soon gain another breakfast and lunch option with two chain eateries coming near Augusta's medical district.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Augusta approves parking deal for Unisys

A parking resolution approved Tuesday by city officials has moved Unisys one step closer to solidifying the former Fort Discovery space on Reynolds Street as its permanent location for information ...
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

'Breastaurant' business is booming

The "breastaurant" sector of the food and beverage industry is booming in growth.
By Jenna Martin

More employers on hand at GRU job fair

More than 60 organizations particpated in Georgia Regents University's annual Employer Expo.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Florists look for big Valentine's Day after last year's storm

Local florists expect sales to heat up this Valentine's Day after last year's crippling ice storm chilled business.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

New farm-to-table restaurant open in North Augusta

De Novo, a locally sourced, farm-to-table restaurant has opened on West Martintown Road in North Augusta.
By Jenna Martin
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