Saturday, July 23, 2016

What is 'Augusta' in terms of business?

What is “Augusta”? It’s an existential question most would find pragmatically irrelevant, but one that a small but influential few consider culturally, politically and economically important.
By Damon Cline

Thursday, July 21, 2016

New Augusta sports bar in the works

Names such as Bill Fulcher, Charley Britt and Craig Baynham probably don't resonate with most sports fans. But they just might after a visit to the soon-to-open Augusta Athletics Sports Bar & ...
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Work begins on Peach Orchard Road Cook Out

The quick-serve chain known for its char-grilled burgers and extensive milkshake menu is developing the restaurant at 3012 Peach Orchard Road on a parcel previously occupied by a buffet restaurant.
By Damon Cline

Friday, July 15, 2016

Southern Co.'s pipeline deal is all about that gas

Utility hopes to increase sales of natural gas to its customers.
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Company holds groundbreaking for Barnwell County expansion

BARNWELL, S.C. - Swiss Krono held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday on an expansion that is expected to create more than 100 manufacturing jobs in Barnwell County.
By Laura McKenzie

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Scuttlebiz: People are working their way into town

It's mid-July, so if you're planning to get your vacation on this summer, you had best get crackin'.
By Damon Cline

Sunday, July 3, 2016

South Augusta authority proposal faces skepticism

A south Augusta resident for nearly 40 years, Commissioner-elect Andrew Jeffer­son has watched the area's retail shift first-hand.
By Susan McCord

Friday, July 1, 2016

Firework stores prepare for holiday rush

According to Mitzi Creel of Rodney's Rockets in North Augusta, July Fourth sales "easily exceed New Year's Eve," and with this year's holiday falling on a Monday, it should only increase customer ...
By Doug Stutsman

South Carolina-based company introduces new broadband service to Columbia County

WCTEL service vans could be a more common sight in Columbia County neighborhoods in the coming years.
By Damon Cline

Scuttlebiz: Business is personal, from the boss on down

Scuttlebiz: It hurts the entire business when jobs have to be sacrificed for the overall good.
By Damon Cline

Good Deeds

Augusta First Bank & Trust and Dixie Riverside Beverage donate to Camp Rainbow.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Nearly 600 to lose jobs in Fibrant plant closure

The sprawling industrial plant that helped make Augusta a major chemical producer a half-century ago will shut down by the end of 2017.
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Sandwich City hopes to attract younger customers with 'cybercafe' section

The semi-partitioned section - which is being called "Cyber City" - is where the always-connected crowd can charge mobile devices while enjoying a sandwich, soup or at the very least a cup of coffee.
By Damon Cline

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Vacuum repair business is largest of its kind

America's Remanufacturing Company, Mark Branum's company, is on target this year to remanufacture or recycle nearly 450,000 vacuum cleaners and other small appliances returned at big box stores ...
By Damon Cline

Scuttlebiz: What stores, restaurants do we need?

What brick-and-mortar stores does Augusta still need so we can click our bootheels on their floors? Let us know.
By Damon Cline

Friday, June 24, 2016

Leadership Augusta names 2017 participants

Leadership Augusta, an affiliate of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, has selected 36 area businesspeople to be in the 2017 adult class.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Geor­gia Bank & Trust merger will bring some layoffs

The pending merger between the parent companies of Augusta's Geor­gia Bank & Trust Co. and Columbia's South State Bank will cause some back-office employees to lose their jobs, the local ...
By Damon Cline

ADP holds ribbon-cutting on Augusta expansion

The Critical Incident Response Center - ADP's fifth in the world and second in the U.S. - will help the payroll and outsourced services firm provide round-the-clock digital security for corporate ...
By Damon Cline

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Chamber Corner

Ribbon-cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Cargo delivery a team effort

When a massive piece of equipment moved up the Savannah River to Augusta from Georgia Ports Authority’s Ocean Terminal recently, it marked the first time since the Carter Administration that cargo ...
By Mary Carr Mayle

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