Augusta is second only to Atlanta in leading the state in technology business growth, said Technology Association of Georgia President Tino Mantella during his annual state of the industry presentation at theClubhou.se in downtown Augusta.
ATLANTA - Activity increased during the first three months of the year at the foreign-owned manufacturers with plants in Georgia, according to figures released Monday by Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center.
National sales edged down 0.2 percent, the seventh drop in the past eight months. For the Augusta metro area, home sales in March were higher than February.
Kimberly-Clark reported lower sales, but higher profits on cost cutting measures.
Regional bank Synovus Financial Corp. reported higher net income Tuesday, helped by loan growth in larger cities.
NEW YORK - AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas.
A recent batch of government and business reports show a U.S. economy emerging from winter's deep freeze.
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
ATLANTA -- Frequent business flyers across the country know they're likely to make connections in Georgia on their way, but few executives realize how many of their financial transactions also pass through the state.
PITTSBURGH - After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some trade workers and union members say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom.