Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — To those who love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. But the fate of those names is up for debate after a longtime concessionaire applied to trademark them.  
By Felicia Fonseca

Agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

WICHITA, Kan. — The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers.

Incentives to buy electric cars persist amid low gas costs

U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA. That makes electric cars - with their higher prices tags - a tougher sell.
By Dee-Ann Durbin

Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

Carolina Moon Distillery in Edgefield is in expansion mode after just one year in business.
By Jenna Martin

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cutting from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

North Augusta plans job fair

NORTH AUGUSTA - M.B. Kahn Construction Co. will have a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Augusta Municipal Center, 100 Georgia Ave., in the Palmetto Terrace Room on the fourth floor.

GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

NEW YORK — General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance from its expanding oil and gas division.
By Jonathan Fahey

'Throwback' hip-hop replaces rock on 95.5 FM

Listeners accustomed to hearing rock music on 95.5 FM will now pick up hip-hop songs from past decades.
By Jenna Martin

Renovations to start soon for new 'FlexMex' restaurant

Renovation work is starting soon at the former Roadrunner Cafe on Washington Road for a new Tin Lizzy's Cantina.
By Jenna Martin

Residents use fuel rewards, club perks for savings at the pump

With the average price of gas expected to fall under $2, residents are combining grocery rewards with wholesale food club memberships for huge savings at the pump.
By Wesley Brown

Augusta Mall loses Coach store

Luxury fashion retailer Coach closed Saturday in the Augusta Mall.
By Jenna Martin

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Missing couple's car found with 2 bodies inside

ATLANTA - The car belonging to a Georgia couple who disappeared after traveling to meet a man claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake with two bodies inside, the Telfair County ...
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