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Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

'Chronicle' president announces resignation

Dana Atkins, the president of The Augusta Chronicle, announced his resignation Tuesday to spend time with his family.
By Tim Rausch

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Augusta company ready to ship massive project

It will take 33 trucks to haul a 1.1 million pound floating dock from east Au­gus­ta to the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.
By Tim Rausch

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Scuttlebiz: FDIC keeps track of local bank deposits

Area banks have $7.9 billion in deposits
By Tim Rausch

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

HOLIDAY HIRING: Retailers adding to staffs ahead of customer crush

It's the middle of October. And while consumers are thinking about Halloween, retailers are already thinking about hiring workers for Christmas.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

ADP to add 450 jobs, expand campus

The Augusta Eco­nomic Development Au­thor­ity authorized bond financing for $20 million to $25 million to add 60,000 square feet onto ADP's building on Flowing Wells Road.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Grovetown manufacturer opens key piece of expansion

The German-owned company GIW is spending $75 million on the Grovetown site.
By Tim Rausch

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Downtown welcomes Unisys employees

Unisys has moved into its riverfront Augusta office, bringing 250 employees to the downtown.
By Tim Rausch

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Halloween pop-up stores cash in on holiday

Horror writers love tales of things coming back to life. This fall, an abandoned video store in Martinez has been resurrected as a Spirit Halloween pop-up shop.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Consultant: Restaurants, apartments fuel for downtown Augusta growth

A consultant believes multifamily residential developments and restaurants from other regional cities are the best bets for Broad Street and the riverfront.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Evans toy store closing before holiday rush

The owner of the Learning Ex­press Toys store is retiring from retail to spend more time with her family and closing the store Nov. 15.
By Tim Rausch

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

To truly innovate, don't accept defeat, retired general says

Seeking better training methods led retired Brig. Gen. Stewart Rodeheaver down the path toward 3-D-interactive and virtual instruction.
By Tim Rausch

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

New mortgage rules could delay closings

The new form merges the HUD-1 Settlement Statement, the Good Faith Estimate and the Truth-in-Lending disclosure form into two new closing forms. The changes stem from the five-year-old Dodd-Fank ...
By Tim Rausch

Scuttlebiz: You can now fill 'er up with electricity on Walton Way

You can now pay your electric bill and fill 'er up. Not with gas, mind you, but with electricity. Georgia Power has opened one of its electric vehicle charging islands at the Augusta Customer ...
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Walton Way sandwich, donut shop combo opening Monday

A Monday opening is planned for the metro area's third Which Wich Superior Sandwiches location.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Innovation Summit returns for third year

A forum for local technology entrepreneurs returns for the third year next week at the Salvation Army Kroc Center.
By Tim Rausch

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Augusta commercial development firm changing name

Blanchard and Calhoun Commercial Corp. will assume the name Southeastern Development Associates on Thursday.
By Tim Rausch

Augusta credit unions plan merge

Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union, headquartered on Davis Road, will merge Thursday with University Health Federal Credit Union.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Metro jobless rate declines in August

School employees returning to work from their summer recess helped lower the unemployment rate in the Augusta metro area, the Geor­gia Department of La­bor reported Thursday.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Augusta restaurant La Maison on Telfair closing next week

Augusta restaurant La Maison on Telfair will close next week, three weeks after the death of its owner.
By Tim Rausch

Funding for road through Augusta Corporate Park approved

The money from a prior round of special purpose local option sales tax collections should cover much of the 1.5 miles of road, said Walter Sprouse, the executive director of the authority.
By Tim Rausch
 
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