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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Aiken facility gets busier with Army contract award

A U.S. Army contract with BAE Systems will mean more work for the company's Aiken facility.
By Tim Rausch

Monday, July 6, 2015

Augusta credit union merges with Atlanta firm

A 3,500-member credit union based in south Augusta merged with a larger Atlanta credit union at the beginning of the month.
By Tim Rausch

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Scuttlebiz: Augusta's chamber of commerce gets honors

The Augusta chamber of commerce has been getting some exciting mail. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation sent word that the local chamber got a three-star Hiring Our Heroes Chamber of Valor honor.
By Tim Rausch

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Scuttlebiz: Columbia County high on worker export

One of the worst places in the metro area to be between 5 and 6 p.m. is on River Watch Parkway headed west. What it illustrates is the worker export of Columbia County. When the workforce goes ...
By Tim Rausch

Friday, June 26, 2015

Wells Fargo to leave downtown tower

For the first time in its 48-year history, the bank building at 699 Broad St. might not have a bank branch in it. 
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, June 25, 2015

May unemployment rises for Augusta metro area

The post-Masters Tournament shedding of hospitality jobs hiked the metro unemployment rate to 6.6 percent in May, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.
By Tim Rausch

Friday, June 19, 2015

Local sons follow father's footsteps

Sons following in their father's footsteps is a time-honored way to select a career. Although, it is not always the first choice.
By Tim Rausch

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Company opening five Cricket Wireless stores in metro areas in North Augusta, Aiken and Augusta

World Wireless in Greenville, S.C., is opening stores for the wireless company in North Augusta, Aiken and Augusta within a month, said Charles Myers, the director of sales operations.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Work on new movie theater

Georgia Theater Co. is trying to get its new 14-screen movieplex on River Watch Parkway open by the time the new "Star Wars" movie opens Dec. 18
By Tim Rausch

Monday, June 1, 2015

Augusta Chevy dealership sold

Gordon Chevrolet was rebranded Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet on Monday, denoting new ownership of the Gordon Highway dealership after eight years.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Augusta area unemployment dropped in April

As 3,500 more people found jobs in April, mostly related to the Masters Tournament, it pushed down the metro Augusta unemployment rate.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Augusta color plant nears operational readiness

About three months until start up, Huntsman Corp. gave Augusta business and city leaders a trolley tour of its color pigment plant in south Augusta on Wednesday.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Masters delivers job gain

The Augusta metro area received its annual Masters Tour­na­ment employment bump with a net gain of 4,100 jobs in April.
By Tim Rausch

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Support for new arena sought

The city's coliseum authority brought its case for a replacement to James Brown Arena to downtown development authority members Thursday, saying a new $110 million event arena should remain in ...
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Comcast opens retail office in Augusta Exchange

In a departure from the "cable office" environment, Comcast opened a store in Augusta Exchange on Wednesday more resembling an electronics retailer.
By Tim Rausch

Friday, April 24, 2015

Businesses 'beat Street' in earnings predictions

"Beating the Street" seems to be the name of the game for companies in earnings season these days.
By Tim Rausch

Georgia Bank & Trust owner reports $4.2 million quarterly profit

Augusta-based Southeastern Bank Fi­nancial Corp. reported first-quarter net income of $4.2 million, or 63 cents per share for the first quarter in 2014.
By Tim Rausch

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Augusta financial adviser explains gender differences in retirement

Meg DePalma, a regional vice president at Prudential Annuities, discussed the difference in retirement strategies between men and women at a Tuesday luncheon.
By Tim Rausch

Monday, April 20, 2015

Georgia has what film-makers want

Georgia film commissioner tells Augusta Rotary Club that state has everything a moviemaker wants
By Tim Rausch

Friday, April 17, 2015

Education and health categories grow jobs

For as much attention as the growth in retail and hospitality jobs in the Augusta metro area is given (because they've been growing in the last year), there's a job sector in our economy that also ...
By Tim Rausch
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