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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Club Car parent company reports $306 million profit
Ingersoll-Rand, owner of Club Car, reported lower Q2 earnings on restructuring costs.
McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline
McDonald's profit slips as US sales continue to suffer.
Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke lags
Coke sales miss Wall Street expectations as Diet Coke remains soft.
Kimberly-Clark reports $509 million Q2 profit
Kimberly-Clark reported a profit of $509 million down from $526 million a year earlier.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Tax office to close Thursday, Friday
The Richmond County tax commissioner's office will be closed for a half-day on Thursday and all day Friday as operations are moved to a new suite.
By Doug Stutsman
Netflix earnings more than double
SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix's quarter earnings more than doubled as the Internet video service surpassed 50 million worldwide subscribers for the first time.
By Michael Liedtke
Gay, transgender workers gain bias protection
WASHINGTON - President Obama ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees working for the government and companies holding federal contracts.
By Nedra Pickler
Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry
WASHINGTON - Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy.
By Seth Borenstein
McDonald's, KFC in China face new food safety scare
BEIJING - McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
By Joe McDonald
How to spot a survey scammer
We have all seen the ads, "Take our short survey and receive a $50 gift card!" Offers like this claim to be gathering customer feedback for legitimate businesses, however, many might be promoting ...
By Kelvin Collins
Sunday, July 20, 2014
New chief begins at SRNS
Just six weeks into her new job, Carol Johnson, the new chief of Savannah River Site's primary contractor, has her eye on the site's half-century old infrastructure and aging workforce.
By Meg Mirshak
Saturday, July 19, 2014
THIS WEEK WEDNESDAY: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers; (706) 651-0018
Ray Chadwick was appointed to the Georgia Commission of Dispute Resolution by the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is with Chadwick Mediation Services LLC.
On The Move
Amy Cook is a new residential sales agent at Meybohm Realtors.
Upper-level jobs harder to come by
While the labor market continues on an upward trend, job seekers looking for an upper-level position might find themselves left out in the cold.
By Jenna Martin
Friday, July 18, 2014
Federal judge sends key GM case to Georgia court
DETROIT - A federal judge in Atlanta has sent an important wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors back to a Georgia court.
By Tom Krisher
A new commercial center under development in front of the Augusta Mall will bring three businesses and a bank ATM to Wrightsboro Road.
Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. - The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy ...
By Jason Dearen
Corporate eye on expansion could benefit funds
NEW YORK - After years of funneling cash to investors, companies may be looking to spend more on themselves. Mutual fund managers are cheering.
By Stan Choe
Retail building construction in front of Augusta Mall
A new center under development in front of the Augusta Mall will bring three businesses and a bank ATM to Wrightsboro Road.
ADP looking for Augusta home for dealer services spinoff personnel
Georgia banks perform well at the start of the year
‘Distressed’ homes are discounted drastically
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Lowell Dorn was named president of the board of trustees of the Augusta Museum of History. He is the information manager for Morris Communications.
On The Move
Patrick Kingsmill is the new senior vice president and trust officer at Georgia Bank & Trust.
Taxpayers dodge financial bullet thanks to judge's ruling
Taxpayers dodged a financial punch when a judge ruled this month Augusta doesn't have to pay attorney fees to the company that successfully sued the city over its bidding process.
Ga. woman finds, returns cash
More details in McCormick attack
Climate rule pushback in South
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