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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

GreenJackets good deal for family fun

A GreenJackets baseball game is a low-cost family outing. For four, the cost is $26 for general admission tickets on a weeknight.
By LaTina Emerson

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

More taxpayers using software

Many people have developed a do-it-yourself mentality when it comes to filing their income taxes, purchasing software instead of paying a tax professional.
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Hard work paid off for credit union CEO

Sherry Saxon worked her way up from the bottom of Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union as a teller to become the company's president and CEO.
By LaTina Emerson

Lighting the way

A grant of $14,951.66 was awarded to the Rachel Longstreet Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that founded the Jessye Norman School of the Arts.
By LaTina Emerson

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Skorts have become dress of choice

Regan Freeville has been wearing skorts, a garment that is half skirt, half shorts, since she started playing golf in high school five years ago.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Restaurants' walls honor golfers

At Luigi's on Broad Street, pictures of famous golfers line the wall along the booths at the Greek and Italian restaurant.
By LaTina Emerson

Antiques shops round up memories

If you're searching for Masters memorabilia for your friends and family, several local antiques stores have items for sale.
By LaTina Emerson

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Woods changing image with muted colors

Gone are the days of bright, bold colors in Tiger Woods' wardrobe -- at least for now.
By LaTina Emerson

Monday, April 5, 2010

Business is booming for hotels this week

Hotel rooms are hard to come by this week -- and many hotels are sold out -- as golf fans come to Augusta in droves.
By LaTina Emerson

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Area offers a course for every golfer

If you don't have tickets to the Masters Tournament, you can still enjoy the game of golf at some public golf courses. Here's a sampling.
By LaTina Emerson

Monday, March 29, 2010

Appliance rebates excite businesses

The South Carolina Appliance Rebate Program doesn't start until Wednesday, but it's already driving customers to stores.
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Hard work, sacrifice went into restaurant chain

Teodosio Estrada grew up in Mexico with barely enough food to eat, but now he feeds hundreds of people each day at his Mi Rancho Mexican restaurants.
By LaTina Emerson

Thursday, March 25, 2010

City, businesses get ready for Masters

With the Masters Tournament less than two weeks away, local businesses and city officials are in high gear, preparing for visitors who will soon flock to Augusta.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Spend spring break on a budget

If you can't afford to leave town for spring break, try these five low-cost things to do close to home:
By LaTina Emerson

Friday, March 19, 2010

Prepaid cell phone plans might save

I've read that prepaid phones have discount deals, so I did some research to find out what the companies have to offer.
By LaTina Emerson

Augusta-area credit union membership still growing

Local credit unions are still growing in membership after gaining popularity during the recession and seem to be growing faster locally than statewide.
By LaTina Emerson

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Masters fans won't change plans

Tiger Woods' decision to play the Masters Tournament might have come too late to make a big difference for business, executives at corporate hospitality clubs say.
By LaTina Emerson

Homeowners getting less for rentals

Houses are renting at cheaper prices than past years for the Masters Tournament because of corporate cutbacks and an influx of homes on the market.
By LaTina Emerson

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Decision has little impact on business

Tiger Woods is coming to the Masters Tournament, but it might be too late to make a big difference for business, according to executives at corporate hospitality clubs.
By LaTina Emerson

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Restaurant owner devoted to downtown

The owner of Nacho Mama's, Blue Sky Kitchen and Still Water Tap Room couldn't imagine doing business anywhere else.
By LaTina Emerson
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