Unisys, Medac office projects finishing up

Construction workers have been clearing land and building several industrial projects across the area, but it is the major office projects that are ready to open. 
By Tim Rausch

Being stuck in traffic is major drain to economy

Dear drivers in the Augusta area, traffic congestion costs you $689 a year. On Wednesday, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and data company Inrix released a study of the economic impact of traffic congestion.
By Tim Rausch

Week of market turmoil offers lessons for investors

With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated - at least for now - here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn.
By Joe Mcdonald and Steve Rothwell

Martinez home decor business closing after 18 years

A local home decor business in Martinez is closing at the end of September.

Fast-food's new target: The snack attack

NEW YORK — Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack. After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites.
By Candice Choi

Fourth local Cook Out restaurant planned for south Augusta

The quickly expanding burger chain Cook Out has picked out a site on Peach Orchard Road for its fourth metro Augusta restaurant.
By Jenna Martin

Forecast: Stock market rollercoaster won't dampen Augusta economy

Ignore the fluctuations in the stock market because the Augusta economy is continuing to grow and add jobs, according to a university forecast released Thursday.
By Walter C. Jones

Retail development sought near Patriots Park

William Few Parkway could see more commercial development in the near future.
By Jenna Martin

Residence Inn opening in Augusta next week

Residence Inn by Marriott is scheduled to open on Marks Church Road in Augusta on Monday.

July unemployment rises for Augusta area

A decrease in jobs in July and a higher number of people seeking work this summer drove up the metro unemployment rate to 7.1 percent.
By Tim Rausch

New facility, owner for Augusta Infiniti dealership

Augusta's Infiniti dealership is in a new facility, with a new owner.
By Jenna Martin

Restaurant inspections

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

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honors people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.
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GRU monkey death raises questions

Georgia Regents University acknowledged in a statement that it has been placed on probation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.
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