Dow Jones drops 470

US, global stocks fall sharply on more signs of weakness in China's economy.
By Ken Sweet

Best August auto sales since 2003 surprise industry

U.S. auto sales beat all expectations in August, coming in at the highest pace since July 2005 despite there being one less selling day during the month than last year.
By Brent Snavely and Alisa Priddle

Augusta health care company sells home care business

Augusta-based hospice and home health care company CareSouth Health System is selling its home health care business unit to Encompass Home Health for $170 million.
By Tim Rausch

Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

Comcast is latest in cable industry to try to attract millennials.

NFL hall of famer seeks home for staffing agency

Former NFL player Jerome Bettis toured three hospitals in Augusta on Monday and said he came to the area to look at possible sites for his new online employee sharing company Job Pool.
By By Jenna Martin

Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app

Google releases app that connects Android smartwatches with iPhones in latest twist to rivalry.
By Michael Liedtke

Epix reaches multiyear Hulu deal, ends Netflix agreement

Cable network Epix inks multiyear deal with Hulu, ends agreement with Netflix.

Boutique opening Thursday in Augusta Mall

Women's retailer Apricot Lane Boutique will open Thursday on the mall's upper level across from H&M, according to a press release.

Ironman to create $4 million in direct visitor spending

The Ironman triathlon is expected to generate more than $4 million in direct visitor spending, the most of any September event held in Augusta.

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