Ford's 4Q earnings fall on Venezuela charge, but adjusted profit and revenue top estimates.
Applications for unemployment aid plummet to nearly 15-year low as companies cut fewer jobs.
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.
In its annual economic breakfast, Georgia Regents economist said Augusta was the fastest growing metro in Georgia last year in jobs.
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 on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $134 million.
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.
The Men's Refinery BarberSpa and The Inside Drive are expected to open downtown by early March.
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.
Metro Augusta's unemployment rate declined to 6.5 percent in December, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.