Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Investment group signs deal to train cyber-security professionals

Cape Augusta LLC, the company redeveloping the 136-year-old textile mill into a urban tech hub called Augusta Cyberworks, said it has formed a joint venture with UMBC Training Centers LLC to ...
By Damon Cline

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Augusta expected to see increase in senior population

Modern lifestyles and medical advances have stretched life expectancies to the point where millions will outlive their ability to live independently – and often their money.
By Damon Cline

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Everybody has to be somewhere, but not the CSRA

Every community seems to feel it needs a fancy name or abbreviation to put us on the map. Ours used to be CSRA.
By Damon Cline

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Mastermind opens location in Martinez

Atlanta-based Mastermind Escape Games has developed its newest "escape room" on Washington Road in Martinez to offer families, friends and corporate groups the chance to bust out of one of four ...
By Damon Cline

North Augusta Ryan's buffet closes

The Ryan's restaurant chain is pulling out of the Augusta market entirely, closing its North Augusta site.
By Damon Cline

Gas shortages popping up

Lines formed at some gas stations Monday morning as Augustans found themselves on a hunt for fuel.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Georgia manufacturers need confidence

Georgia's manufacturing industry employs hundreds of thousands of workers but doesn't seem to realize its power.
By Damon Cline

Public or private, golf courses look for ways to grow

With mounting debt, declining membership and a reputation some considered staid, stale and stodgy, West Lake Country Club's days as a viable business appeared to be numbered as it entered its ...
By Damon Cline

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

Wal-Mart, Kroger start offering service

Pushing around a grocery cart with her 8-year-old son in tow was not something Jennifer Speer wanted to do Thursday morning. Thanks to Kroger's new online grocery ordering service, ClickList, she ...
By Damon Cline

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Barnwell company creates backpacks for shooting response

The CARR (Concealed Armor Ra­pid Response) Pack includes a spot in the front and back for body armor, along with storage for extra ammo and medical kits.
By Jonathan Vickery

Biz Bits

LORI CEFUS Award/honor: Has received the National Association of Federal Credit Unions' certified risk manager designation. Cefus is compliance manager for SRP Federal Credit Union.

When marketing our area, golf balls get little visibility

Hiding our light under a bushel -- or in a golf bag or pond -- does poorly to market our area's economic development, planners have found.
By Damon Cline

Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016

Garden City meets Cyber City

Community leaders aspiring to make Augusta the "Silicon Valley" of cybersecurity would do just as well to emulate San Antonio - a place that calls itself "Cyber City U.S.A."
By Damon Cline

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016

Biz Bits

LEE W. BRIGHAM Award/honor: Has been recognized in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers for ERISA, and plaintiff mass tort/class action and personal injury litigation. Brigham is a partner at Bell ...

Scuttlebiz: Area has lots of old banks, but new names

What's the oldest name in Augusta banking? That question came up in a conversation I had recently with SunTrust Bank's new market president, Jay Murray, who seemed pretty sure the SunTrust brand ...
By Damon Cline

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Renovations brighten up offices of electricians union

Of all the improvements to the recently renovated Inter­national Brotherhood of Elec­trical Workers Local 1579 office, it was the new lights that meant the most to Will Salters.
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

Kroger opens doors in Grovetown

The first Kroger Market­place in Grovetown opened its doors to hundreds of people Wednesday.
By Abbigail Lennon

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

Next-door millionaires avoid some risks

The way most Americans build wealth is no secret: Save, invest, repeat. How average people keep their wealth, though, gets a lot less attention. It boils down to how they handle risk.
By Liz Weston

Scuttlebiz: Med school rank shows MCG gets good mark

Based on federal labor statistics, nine of the 10 highest-paid occupations in Georgia are in health care. And of those nine, six are physicians.
By Damon Cline

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