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Thursday, June 26, 2014


ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 7 percent in May.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Paine College captures national grant

Paine College has been awarded $10,000 after winning the Home Depot Retool Your School Home Improvement grant.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, May 19, 2014

Football games big part of deal

LOS ANGELES - One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making  NFL Sunday Ticket, available on mobile devices.
By Ryan Nakashima

Lawmakers plan to hold hearings on AT&T-DirecTV deal

WASHINGTON - Con­gres­sional lawmakers promised Monday to hold hearings into AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.
By Jim Puzzanghera

Banking giant pleads guilty to aiding tax evasion

European bank Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty Monday to helping wealthy Amer­icans avoid paying taxes through secret offshore accounts and agreed to pay about $2.6 billion.
By Eric Tucker

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

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NEW YORK - American Express has agreed to pay at least $75.7 million to end an investigation into what regulators said was misleading marketing of some discontinued card products.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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PATTI CORNETTE Award/honor: Received Agent of the Month for Prudential Beazley Real Estate in May. THOMAS BURNSIDE III Award/honor: Received professional distinction from Super Lawyers. Details: ...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Dr. David Flannery received the Insti­tutional Service Award from the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

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Daniel Taylor was named 2012 agent of the year by the Augusta office of Bankers Life and Casualty Co.

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

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Gerald MerriWeather was named the sales agent of the month for December for Meybohm Realtors' south Augusta office. 

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013

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James Gay was named top mortgage loan producer for December for First Bank Mortgage.

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013

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Topeka Gresham received the National Academy of Ambulance Coding Certifica­tion She works for Gold Cross EMS.

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

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Tom Renard was named the top sales agent for November from Weichert, Realtors - Cornerstone.

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

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Veronica Harris received the certified distressed property designation from the Charfen Institute.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

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Shelia Rivers was named the top listing agent of October for the Century 21 Larry Miller Realty Richmond County office.

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012

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Helen Hendee received the Georgia Education Advancement Council 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award. Details: She is vice president for development and alumni relations at Augusta State University.

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

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TRAVIS NUNNALLY: Award/honor: Named the sales agent of the month for October for Meybohm Realtors’ south Augusta office.
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