Pizza chain eyes North Augusta site

NORTH AUGUSTA - A Your Pie pizza restaurant could be coming to downtown North Augusta as the first tenant in the revitalized Ming Yat building on Georgia Avenue.
By James Folker

Mondelez ends pursuit of Hershey

NEW YORK - Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co., a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks.

Mylan says it will offer cheaper, generic EpiPen

Despite its second move in five days to make EpiPens more affordable, maker Mylan still faces condemnation from critics who accused it of price-gouging.
By Linda A. Johnsonand Tom Murphy

US wants to force lower speeds on big trucks, buses

A government proposal would impose a nationwide limit by electronically capping speeds with a device on newly made U.S. vehicles that weigh more than 26,000 pounds. 
By Tom Krisher

SC job seekers crash Volvo Web site

CHARLESTON, S.C. - It seems a lot of people want to help Volvo build cars at its first auto manufacturing plant in North America.

Small businesses keep close watch on growth

NEW YORK - When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg

President didn't follow 'typical' path to job

Instead of going straight into the financial industry after college, John "Jay" Murray III made a beeline for the coast, where he parlayed his family's boat and a love of deep-sea fishing into a charter business in Charleston, S.C.
By Damon Cline

Scuttlebiz: Med school rank shows MCG gets good mark

Based on federal labor statistics, nine of the 10 highest-paid occupations in Georgia are in health care. And of those nine, six are physicians.
By Damon Cline

To rent or buy? It's your move

Paying rent every month feels like throwing money away. Should I keep renting or buy a house? 
By Brianna McGurran

Next-door millionaires avoid some risks

The way most Americans build wealth is no secret: Save, invest, repeat. How average people keep their wealth, though, gets a lot less attention. It boils down to how they handle risk.
By Liz Weston

Biz Bits

JAMES GAY Award/honor: Was the top mortgage loan producer for the month of July at State Bank Mortgage.
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