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Friday, June 5, 2015

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

Monday, June 1, 2015

Merry's owner dies at age 71

The downtown community lost one of its biggest proponents with the death of longtime merchant Bill Merry.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Job news gives Millen hope

MILLEN, Ga. — Recent announcements of two new industries, which could create a combined 900 jobs over the next five to seven years, is an indicator that Millen’s economic doldrums could soon ...
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Barbecue cantina to open on Central Avenue

The Summerville neighborhood will soon gain a new casual barbecue cantina.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

New luxury apartments added in Evans

A new batch of luxury apartments has sprung up on the market in Evans, bringing with it the highest rents in the metro area.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MCG Foundation's 'gateway' project on 15th Street remains stalled

Years after the Medical College of Georgia Foundation began plans of a "gateway" retail development along the 15th Street corridor, the project remains stuck in the planning phase.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, May 25, 2015

Ceremonies deliver tribute to troops who gave all

Many veterans were on hand Monday as the Augusta community celebrated Memorial Day at different sites.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, May 22, 2015

Augusta real estate firms seeing more interest in real estate as career

As the housing market rebounds, so is the number of professionals looking to real estate as a viable career, according to local brokerage firms, which are reporting an increase in new agents who ...
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Economists: Georgia must stay competitive

Economist Roger Tutterow was joined by Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Executive Director Taifa Smith Butler as guest speakers at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s post-legislative ...
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Entrepreneur wants to build rock-climbing facility in Columbia County

An Athens-based rock-climbing entreprenur is looking at Columbia County to add his second facility.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

DDA hits cap on low-interest loans

Low-interest loans available to projects that promote downtown revitalization are temporarily halted in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, May 18, 2015

Home construction coming to Olde Town

RAM Construction Group received approval from Augus­ta's Historic Preservation Com­mis­sion to add two single-family homes in the Olde Town historic district.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, May 15, 2015

Jobs remain competitive in Augusta for new graduates

Just days after graduating from Georgia Regents University, Sophia Viller embarked on her professional career.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Jenkins County adding 100 jobs with plant expansion

An aluminum manufacturing facility in Jenkins County expects to add 100 new jobs as it expands existing operations there over the next three years, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Weinberger's employee reaches 50 years with company

J. Walker Penland may have generated millions of dollars in sales during his 50-year career at Weinberger's, but he doesn't consider himself a salesman.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, May 11, 2015

Trampoline park to open soon

Management at the new AirStrike trampoline park is awaiting final inspection before opening the indoor venue, possibly by late this week.
By Jenna Martin
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