Local entrepreneur sweeping trash-hauling market

In just five years, Robert Wilson's nose for business has helped him transform a small trash-hauling company into the metro area’s largest locally owned disposal and recycling firm: Precision Waste Services Inc.
By Damon Cline

Scuttlebiz: Is growth at fort taken for granted?

I have to wonder: Is the story of Augusta becoming ground zero for America’s burgeoning cyber-defense industry already passe?
By Damon Cline

Licensing delays opening of brewery

A pile of empty kegs is growing at Riverwatch Brewery, and so is the excitement surrounding what could be the city's first brewery in more than a century.
By Travis Highfield

Georgia Bank CEO honored

Georgia Bank & Trust CEO R. Daniel Blanton is being honored with a state House resolution recognizing Blanton's leadership role in the state and national banking industries.

Twitter adds tech to effort to halt posts by terrorists

WASHINGTON - Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts for possible removal, the company announced Friday.
By Tami Abdollah

Largely sunny outlook given for state, area

University of Georgia Terry College of Business officials presented a fairly upbeat economic forecast for the state and local economies Thursday during the annual Georgia Economic Out­look luncheon.
By Damon Cline

Chamber of commerce honors longtime banker

Longtime Augusta banker Patrick G. Blanchard was presented with the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award during the organization's 11th annual meeting Thursday evening.

State panel to review Vogtle costs

ATLANTA - Electricity customers and the public will get a detailed look at what's to blame for cost overruns in the construction of two nuclear reactors.
By Walter Jones
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