Stories by Jenna Martin

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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

Friday, June 5, 2015

Berckmans Road project leads to sale of hospitality venue

A privately-owned Masters hospitality venue has been sold because of the Berck­mans Road realignment project.
By Jenna Martin

Housing market has changed home staging business

Though the housing market has changed in recent years, the "less is more" mantra still holds true when it comes to staging a home for sale, according to local Realtor Sherri Melton.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Helms College students battle in cooking competition

Helms College's inaugural "Chop It Up Chal­lenge" required two teams of students to use ingredients that were revealed to them only minutes before the competition began.
By Jenna Martin

Man arrested Thursday after fatal shooting

A 31-year-old man has been arrested after a fatal shooting Thursday on Lionel Street in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Two hotels could be coming near Fort Gordon

Two extended stay hotels could be future additions to the Gordon Highway corridor, near Fort Gordon.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Development denied by city planning

A request to build a 57-unit apartment development in west Augusta failed to pass the first round of approval.
By Jenna Martin
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