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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

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Broad Street building demolition set Monday

Demolition of the Brislan Building on Broad Street will begin Monday, seven months after fire ravaged the historic structure.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

NASCAR driver draws big crowd to new bargain store in Aiken

NASCAR fans flocked to the new Ollie's Bargain Outlet store in Aiken early Wendesday for a meet-and-greet with veteran driver Kevin Harvick but stayed for the shopping.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Small business forum planned Aug. 21

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Georgia District and U.S. Rep. John Barrow will host a small business forum Aug. 21 at the Kroce Center.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Skinner Mill property won't be developed

Residential property on Skinner Mill Road planned first for a townhome community and later a single-family neigborhood won't be developed into either.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

No taxes for back-to-school shoppers

With the sales tax holiday on the same weekend in Georgia and South Carolina, local shoppers headed to both sides of the Savannah River for back-to-school supplies.
By Jenna Martin

H&M opening mall store Aug. 14

The grand opening for H&M in Augusta Mall is set for Aug. 14.
By Jenna Martin

STEM workforce needed for future

While it's no secret that Augusta's high-tech market is booming, whether the local workforce will be ready to fill the plethora of job openings in coming years is less clear.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Report: FAA unaware of power pole

The National Transportation Safety Board released a new report Wednesday with details surrounding a plane crash in February 2013 that killed five members of The Vein Guy staff.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gander Mountain opening in September

Hiring is underway for the new Gander Mountain outdoors store in anticipation of a Sept. 23 grand opening.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, July 28, 2014

Outdoor gun range opening Labor Day weekend

The project is nearing completion and S.H.A.R.P.E. Shooters will open Aug. 29, weather permitting, said owner Buddy Lichty, who also owns Shooters Indoor Range and Gun Shop in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, July 25, 2014

Augusta rink closing Aug. 24

The Augusta Ice Sports Center on Augusta West Parkway will close Aug. 24, and a sale on the property is pending.
By Jenna Martin

Shoppers getting jump-start on back-to-school purchases

The start of school may still be weeks away, but back-to-school shopping has already kicked into high gear.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Partridge Inn one step closer to new owners

A $4.25 million online bid was approved by the sellers of The Partridge Inn.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Captain D's franchisee evaluating remodels at Augusta locations

A newly rebuilt Captain D's on Washington Road might not be the last to undergo renovations by operators of the Augusta franchise.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Upper-level jobs harder to come by

While the labor market continues on an upward trend, job seekers looking for an upper-level position might find themselves left out in the cold.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, July 18, 2014

Former NFL player opens Bojangles in Evans

Bojangles' franchise owner Tim Biakabutuka has opened his fourth restaurant in the metro Augusta market.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Panel discusses riverwalk improvements

Different ideas were floated Thursday on how best to enhance Riverwalk Augusta with $1 million in funding to be made available in two installments, now and in 2016.
By Jenna Martin
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