New market opening Friday on Broad Street

A new market opening Friday next to Augusta Common will let downtown shoppers purchase anything from a quick meal and a glass of wine to a tube of toothpaste.
By Jenna Martin

Columbia County approves $700,000 in incentives for development

Project could bring as many as 500 jobs to the area outside of Grovetown near Interstate 20.
By Steve Crawford

Bank of America to pay $17B to settle federal investigation

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.
By Jeff Horwitz

Domestic oil production prompts business to expand

Carolina CoverTech broke ground Wednesday on its $1 million expansion.
By Tim Rausch

Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

After hitting $101.09 Wednesday afternoon, Apple shares closed up 4 cents at $100.57. That gave Apple a market value of $602 billion.
By Michael Liedtke

Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon

Some Fed officials argue that economy is improving fast enough to signal lower support.
By Martin Crutsinger

Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

NEW YORK - Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.
By Anne D'Innocenzio

Changes planned for Partridge Inn

The historic Partridge Inn is on the cusp of a $6 million facelift and possibly a future fusion with a major international hotel brand.
By Jenna Martin

Students look for ways around high book prices

As college textbook prices continue to rise, students are trying alternative, cost-saving methods to purchase course material.
By Jenna Martin

Biz Bits

PATRICK WARD Award/honor: Certified as a preferred provider in the CSRA Home Connections Local Alliance Co-op Marketing Program. Details: He is owner of Big Country Surveying.
Databases

Restaurant inspections

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

On The Move

DENISE KORNEGAY New job title: Associate dean for AHEC Employer: Medical College of Georgia Work experience: She is the executive director of the Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Network based at Georgia Regents University.

Biz Bits

PATRICK WARD Award/honor: Certified as a preferred provider in the CSRA Home Connections Local Alliance Co-op Marketing Program. Details: He is owner of Big Country Surveying.

Day Planner

THIS WEEK MONDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women In Business luncheon; 11:30 a.m.

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