New Walmart market open

The area's second Wal-Mart grocer-style store opened Wednesday on South Belair Road in Martinez.
By Jenna Martin

Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

Ford's 4Q earnings fall on Venezuela charge, but adjusted profit and revenue top estimates.
By Dee-Ann Durbin

US unemployment benefit applications plunge to 15-year low

Applications for unemployment aid plummet to nearly 15-year low as companies cut fewer jobs.
By Christopher S. Rugaber

Airport growth remains flat

More than 530,000 passengers traveled through Augusta Regional in 2014, just 851 more than the previous year, according to statistics provided by the airport.
By Meg Mirshak

Economic breakfast: Augusta tops in job growth

In its annual economic breakfast, Georgia Regents economist said Augusta was the fastest growing metro in Georgia last year in jobs.
By Tim Rausch

E-Z-Go parent company reports profit of $212 million

Revenue for Augusta-based E-Z-Go and other industrial brands for parent company Textron increased $89 million in the last quarter of 2014.

International Paper earns $134M

International Paper on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $134 million.

Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones in holiday quarter

Apple said it sold 74.5 million iPhones during the three months that ended Dec. 31, beating analysts' expectations for Apple's most popular gadget, introduced in September.
By Brandon Bailey

Barber and golf businesses heading downtown

The Men's Refinery BarberSpa and The Inside Drive are expected to open downtown by early March.
By Jenna Martin

Study finds room for new Savannah River port

The Savannah River has enough room for cargo ships to accommodate Georgia and South Carolina adding a new port terminal downstream from the Port of Savannah.
By Russ Bynum

Slight decline in Augusta jobless rate for December

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate declined to 6.5 percent in December, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.
By Tim Rausch

Restaurant inspections

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

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that will enable Yahoo to avoid paying billions of dollars in future taxes.
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Vogtle reactors delayed 18 months

The contractor consortium building two nuclear reactors at Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle has announced an 18-month delay to complete the expansion project, according to a document filed Thursday ...
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