Augusta lumber mill getting $25 million upgrade

An Augusta lumber mill is getting an equipment upgrade to make on-site operations more efficient.
By Jenna Martin

CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430 million

CEOs selling in year's 10 biggest deals to get $430M in 'golden parachute' pay, according to a study.
By BERNARD CONDON

Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
By Christopher S. Rugaber

Elanco expanding Augusta operations

A global animal health products company announced Friday a $100 million investment at its Augusta plant that is expected to create 100 new jobs within the next three years.
By Jenna Martin

'FlexMex' restaurant opening in Augusta

Atlanta-based "FlexMex" restaurant chain Tin Lizzy's Cantina is opening its first store outside metro Atlanta in March in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Georgia jobless rate declines

ATLANTA - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.7 percent.

Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Michelin's 10th plant in South Carolina, opening Thursday, will produce the company's innovative airless radial tire and develop the concept's future generations, company officials told The Associated Press in advance of a news conference.
By Seanna Adcox

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

WASHINGTON - Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.
By Matthew Perrone

Alexander Drive to get 252 apartments

An apartment development across from the Village at Riverwatch retail center is expected to break ground in the first half of 2015.
By By Jenna Martin

Gauge of US economy posts 0.9 percent October gain

Gauge of US economy posts healthy 0.9 percent rise in October, best showing since July.
By Martin Crutsinger

US home sales rise in October

US existing home sales climb 1.5 percent in October to fastest sales pace in 2014.
By Josh Boak
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