Employer summit addresses workplace challenges

A business and employer summit held Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Labor was attended by about 40 staffing and human resources personnel.
By Jenna Martin

Augustan named in 'Georgia Trend' top professionals edition

Isaac Kelly, a recruiter and staffing specialist with Augusta Staffing, has been chosen as one of Georgia Trend's "40 Under 40."

Truck deals help boost US auto sales in September

Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September.
By Dee-Ann Durbin

Coca-Cola to revise executive pay plan

Coca-Cola to revise executive pay plan after criticism from Buffett, others.

TGI Fridays closes doors

The TGI Fridays restaurant on Washington Road served its last meal Sunday.
By Meg Mirshak

Developer fined by Georgia EPD

The developer of a Grovetown subdivision has been fined by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for failing to control erosion and other water quality control violations.
By Meg Mirshak

California bans single-use plastic bags

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores.
By Fenit Nirappil

Single PayPal likely to partner with eBay competitors

NEW YORK -- EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, mobile payment service PayPal, the e-commerce company said Tuesday.
By Mae Anderson

FAA orders review in Chicago air traffic snarl

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing security practices and how its air traffic control facilities deal with unexpected incidents, agency administrator Michael Huerta said Monday.
By Joan Lowy

Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems

DALLAS - As their plane climbed away from Belize City, American Airlines pilot Brian Will and his co-pilot were ready to detour several hundred miles to avoid a wall of bad weather in front of them.
By David Koenig

Tech-friendly cities struggle with regulations

BOSTON — A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country’s top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber.
By Philip Marcelo

Business news

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft on Tuesday gave an early preview of the new Windows 10 software, which it aims to begin selling by the middle of next year.

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS • S.D. Clifton Construction; Circle K, 440 Lewiston Road, Grovetown; commercial building, $1,050,000 • Augusta American Building; 3362 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta; renovations, $50,000 • Frontier Building Corp.

Restaurant inspections

Search databases of the latest restaurant inspection reports for Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Biz Bits

Raymond Doumar was named in Best Lawyers in America 2015, and Plaintiff's Lawyer of the Year (Augusta) for 2015, based on a peer-review survey for his work in plaintiff's personal injury litigation. 

On The Move

Dr. Jennifer Lamneck is a new Oncologist at University Oncology. She served her internship and residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., and fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia.

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Nuke supplier agrees to changes after cheating

ATLANTA - A manufacturer making parts for two nuclear plants in the Southeast has promised to better train its employees after investigators accused three workers of cheating on a qualification ...
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