Stories by LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Book early for vacation deals

Vacation lets you unwind and leave behind the stresses of everyday life. It's important to find summer travel deals so you can get away from it all without draining your budget.
By LaTina Emerson

Monday, May 24, 2010

'Beast' is 400,000 pounds of power

A dredge custom-designed by Hagler Systems in North Augusta is headed to Canada.
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Teaming up for business

Business partners Jennifer D'Zio and Sue Garland have worked together for so long, they've become like family.
By LaTina Emerson

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Haitian ambassador visits Augusta

Haiti's ambassador to the U.S., speaking Thursday morning at a technology conference in Augusta, said decentralization is the heart of the reconstruction plan for Haiti.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Enjoy music for little or no cost

Starting this month, music lovers can enjoy free or low-cost music at several concert series.
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, May 14, 2010

Made to Order

When Shawna and Ben Woodward started shopping for a new home to accommodate their family of six, they knew exactly where they wanted to live: Riverwood Plantation in Evans.
By LaTina Emerson

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Five Guys coming to Aiken

Five Guys Burgers and Fries is opening its second restaurant in the local market at 1909 Whiskey Road in Aiken.
By LaTina Emerson

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Some local mothers are breadwinners

Read the stories of two women who are "bringing home the bacon" for their families, each with a unique set of circumstances.
By LaTina Emerson

Surrogate moms fill role in our lives

This Mother's Day, we're celebrating the women who might not share our DNA, but they've always been there to offer advice, support, a shoulder to cry on and maybe a home-cooked meal.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Travel agents, officials optimistic about airline

Five weeks remain until American Eagle flies into Augusta Regional Airport, but local travel agents have already started booking those flights.
By LaTina Emerson

American Eagle booking flights

Travel agents are already booking flights on American Eagle, which doesn't land in Augusta until mid June.
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Family-owned nursery still blooming

The owner of West Nursery in Martinez spent nearly four decades as a sales consultant for beauty salons before taking over the family business his father started 24 years ago.
By LaTina Emerson

Graduates faced with tough job market

This year's college graduates are entering the working world in a tight job market.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Enjoy evening of karaoke for a song

If you think you've got the voice of Whitney Houston or Frank Sinatra and you're unafraid to carry a tune on stage, consider karaoke for a fun, low-cost night out.
By LaTina Emerson

Monday, April 26, 2010

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Don't allow vacation to stress you financially

Most people take vacations to leave behind the stresses of everyday life, so don't let your vacation cause unexpected financial problems.
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, April 23, 2010

TEE time approaches

It's best to plan ahead. That's the philosophy adopted for the design of several convention and trade centers across the Southeast, including Augusta's TEE Center.
By LaTina Emerson

Saturday, April 17, 2010

New restaurants offer fresh take

Difficult economic times haven't stopped restaurateurs from bringing new food choices to the Augusta-Aiken area.
By LaTina Emerson

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Some tax filers wait till bitter end

The deadline for filing tax returns is today.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Procrastinators file into tax offices

Tax week is busy for tax preparers dealing with volume of procrastinators.
By LaTina Emerson
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