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State OKs Augusta to designate Opportunity Zones

Augusta’s application for an Opportunity Zone has been approved by the state, the city announced this morning. When two or more jobs are created, businesses within the Opportunity Zone may be eligible to receive $3,500 in employee tax credits for each new job. Augusta's opportunity zone i...

01/20/10 - 9:59pm

Electrolux relocating Augusta office to Charlotte

Electrolux today announced that it selected Charlotte, N.C., as the location for its new consolidated North American headquarters. About 315 members of the Electrolux major appliances North America Headquarters in Martinez will move to Charlotte beginning in the summer. Electrolux is leaving its c...

12/16/09 - 7:58pm

SRS firm profiled by NNSA

The National Nuclear Security Administration is launching its “NNSA Small Business Week” campaign to highlight small businesses around the country that are making vital contributions to the nuclear security enterprise – and a Savannah River Site-related firm is one of the first to be ...

12/16/09 - 1:29pm

ASU receives historic papers from pioneering black business

Augusta State University announced today it has acquired one the nation’s largest collections of African American business papers. The papers from Augusta's Pilgrim Health and Life Insurance Company, the first insurance provider for blacks in Georgia, will eventually be housed in the speci...

01/19/10 - 10:46pm

Holiday thieves hit stores across Augusta

Thieves tried to steal shoes, boots and all kinds of clothing from Augusta area stores Tuesday. Shortly before 3 p.m., Pamela Charmaine Courtney, 28, of 1100 block of Mercier Street, allegedly tried to hide a jacket, pants, a shirt and two jogging suits in her clothes and in a bag at Macy’s in...

12/16/09 - 12:45pm

Woods named AP Athlete of the Decade

Vote focused on 10 years of performance, not three weeks of salacious headlines.

02/20/10 - 1:08am

State election board seeks probe for bogus Richmond voter cards

ATLANTA -- The State Election Board asked this morning for prosecutors to pursue three people who lied to get false voter-identification cards from Richmond County registrars. The board's investigator, Shawn LaGrua, said her probe concluded two of the cards were sought in order to show they we...

12/16/09 - 1:32pm

Ga. tourists mistakenly welcomed to White House event

WASHINGTON - A Georgia couple who showed up at the White House a day early for a tour somehow wound up at an invitation-only breakfast with President Barack Obama and the first lady.

12/16/09 - 12:20pm

Aiken County teachers earn national certification

AIKEN – Eleven Aiken County teachers earned National Board Certification, according to results released today by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement at Winthrop University....

12/16/09 - 11:47am

Driver involved in police chase identified

The driver of a vehicle involved in a Tuesday afternoon police chase that ended with a crash at Wrightsboro and Hickman roads has been identified.

12/16/09 - 11:16am
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