Stories by Tony Lombardo

Sunday, Aug 6, 2006

Military retirees go into business

Fort Gordon officials estimate about 12,000 military retirees live in the Augusta area. Many of them choose to pursue an entrepreneurial path, said Heather Woods, a business consultant at the ...
By Tony Lombardo

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2006

Working up a sweat

Darn tootin' it's hot.
By Tony Lombardo

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2006

Accounting firm is growing in Augusta

A South Carolina accounting firm wants to strengthen its Georgia presence.
By Tony Lombardo

Sunday, July 30, 2006

Oil sands fuel Grovetown plant's growth

Massive pumps in Canada's Alberta province churn out ton after ton of sand, water and something a little more special.
By Tony Lombardo

Friday, July 28, 2006

Authority chairman encourages attendance

Development Authority of Richmond County board members are getting a special message from their chairman: Attending meetings is essential to conduct authority business.
By Tony Lombardo

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Brand new to you

Abercrombie & Fitch shirts, Gap jeans and other staples of adolescent attire hang on racks, mirroring a teen's walk-in closet.
By Tony Lombardo

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Local sites are marketed by states' film offices

Hollywood isn't exactly banging down the door to film here.
By Tony Lombardo

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Food Lion will fill vacant store

Groceries once again will fill the shelves in a vacant Winn-Dixie store in North Augusta.
By Tony Lombardo

Holding company reports rise in earnings

The holding company for Augusta's Georgia Bank & Trust Co. and Aiken's Southern Bank & Trust reported a 21.6 percent increase in second-quarter earnings Friday.
By Tony Lombardo

Friday, July 21, 2006

Plant plans on ethanol in 2007

The sale of the Augusta Pfizer plant is expected to close next month and the facility could start churning out alternative fuel by mid-2007.
By Tony Lombardo

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

United Way president announces resignation

Jo Endres Maypole, the president and CEO of the United Way of the CSRA Inc., announced Monday that she will resign from her post to serve in a newly created position with Medical College of ...
By Tony Lombardo

Judge says he might rule soon

The battle for "Blue Horse" galloped on Monday as opposing sides laid claim to the name in Superior Court.
By Tony Lombardo

Saturday, July 15, 2006

Sporting events drive up tourism, bring in millions

The Nike Peach Jam creates a sweet spread with plenty of tourist bread.
By Tony Lombardo

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Washington Road to get daiquiri bar

There's a chill heading for a Huddle House grill.
By Tony Lombardo

Sunday, July 9, 2006

Proper etiquette, cleaning essential for office refrigerators

Trish Wilcher reached inside the break-room refrigerator, unsure what lurked in the chilly depths.
By Tony Lombardo

Friday, July 7, 2006

City to court technology expo

Fort Gordon's Signal Symposium, Augusta's largest nonsport tourist draw, isn't happening again this year - and probably won't ever happen again.
By Tony Lombardo

Thursday, July 6, 2006

Sticky situation

Put the moist towelettes on standby.
By Tony Lombardo

Friday, June 30, 2006

Sibley Mill to stay open through July

Avondale Mills' Augusta plant won't close in June after all.
By Tony Lombardo

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Board votes to drop 'Main Street' status for now

Main Street Augusta has plans to temporarily drop its "Main Street" designation in an organizational overhaul.
By Tony Lombardo

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Investors want to buy noted N. Augusta inns

Two Evans real estate investors want two pieces of North Augusta history.
By Tony Lombardo
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