New North Augusta cafe serves crepes

A new crepe cafe in North Augusta budded from the sweet success of a mobile stand set up along Riverwalk Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

FAA orders review in Chicago air traffic snarl

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how its air traffic control facilities deal with unexpected incidents, agency administrator Michael Huerta said Monday.
By Joan Lowy

Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems

DALLAS - As their plane climbed away from Belize City, American Airlines pilot Brian Will and his co-pilot were ready to detour several hundred miles to avoid a wall of bad weather in front of them.
By David Koenig

TGI Fridays closes doors

The TGI Fridays restaurant on Washington Road served its last meal Sunday.
By Meg Mirshak

Tech-friendly cities struggle with regulations

BOSTON — A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country’s top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber.
By Philip Marcelo

Safety agency studying Toyota acceleration problem

DETROIT - The National Highway Traffic Safety Admini­stration is looking into a car owner's allegations that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes, reviving a problem that appeared to be in the automaker's past.
By Tom Krisher

Wal-Mart appeals to low-income customers

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is the latest company to get rid of fees that traditional banks charge customers who don't have enough money in their accounts to cover purchases.
By Joseph Pisani

Fire at Chicago air traffic center halts many flights

CHICAGO — A contract employee who recently was told he was being transferred to Hawaii set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center, bringing two of the nation’s busiest airports to a halt Friday.
By Jason Keyser

Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

WASHINGTON - Aiming to restrict lenders who prey on members of the military, the Obama administration on Friday moved to close legal loopholes that have placed hundreds of thousands of service members at risk.
By Jim Kuhnhenn

Use Social Security to maximize retirement

Not everyone has a grand nest egg sitting around for retirement, so Social Security is going to be the primary income for many Americans.
By Tim Rausch

Business news

NEW YORK - Bill Gross, who co-founded investment giant Pimco in 1971 and runs its $222 billion Total Return Fund, said he would join Janus Capital Group.

Restaurant inspections

Search databases of the latest restaurant inspection reports for Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Biz Bits

Raymond Doumar was named in Best Lawyers in America 2015, and Plaintiff's Lawyer of the Year (Augusta) for 2015, based on a peer-review survey for his work in plaintiff's personal injury litigation. 

On The Move

Dr. Jennifer Lamneck is a new Oncologist at University Oncology. She served her internship and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., and fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia.

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Developer fined by Georgia EPD

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for failing to control erosion and other water quality control violations.
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