Thursday, May 21, 2015

Economists: Georgia must stay competitive

Economist Roger Tutterow was joined by Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Executive Director Taifa Smith Butler as guest speakers at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s post-legislative ...
By Jenna Martin

Masters delivers job gain

The Augusta metro area received its annual Masters Tour­na­ment employment bump with a net gain of 4,100 jobs in April.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Entrepreneur wants to build rock-climbing facility in Columbia County

An Athens-based rock-climbing entreprenur is looking at Columbia County to add his second facility.
By Jenna Martin

Two equestrian stores closing in Augusta area

Boots, Bridles and Britches is closing in Grovetown and Aiken.

Morris Communications sells radio stations to Alpha Media

Augusta-based Morris Communications announced that it sold 36 radio stations in Alaska, Washington, Kansas, Texas and California.

Augusta economy to grow

ATLANTA - Augusta's employment will grow by 3.1 percent this year, slightly ahead of the state overall, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Georgia State University.
By Walter C. Jones

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

DDA hits cap on low-interest loans

Low-interest loans available to projects that promote downtown revitalization are temporarily halted in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, May 18, 2015

Home construction coming to Olde Town

RAM Construction Group received approval from Augus­ta's Historic Preservation Com­mis­sion to add two single-family homes in the Olde Town historic district.
By Jenna Martin

Masters Week traffic drops at Daniel Field

The steep increase in private flights at Au­gusta Regional Airport during Masters Week contributed to a 14 percent decrease at Daniel Field, a small general aviation airport.
By Meg Mirshak

Parking deck delays postpone office opening

Delays in construction is attributed to a setback caused by a problem before the start of construction on the parking deck and, more recently, heavy rainfall. 
By Mike Rosier

Friday, May 15, 2015

Jobs remain competitive in Augusta for new graduates

Just days after graduating from Georgia Regents University, Sophia Viller embarked on her professional career.
By Jenna Martin

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Day planner

Monday: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Chamber After Hours; 5 p.m.; American Family Insurance, 4446 Washington Road, Suite 16, Evans; members only; (706) 651-0018

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Jenkins County adding 100 jobs with plant expansion

An aluminum manufacturing facility in Jenkins County expects to add 100 new jobs as it expands existing operations there over the next three years, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Weinberger's employee reaches 50 years with company

J. Walker Penland may have generated millions of dollars in sales during his 50-year career at Weinberger's, but he doesn't consider himself a salesman.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, May 11, 2015

Trampoline park to open soon

Management at the new AirStrike trampoline park is awaiting final inspection before opening the indoor venue, possibly by late this week.
By Jenna Martin

SC getting Volvo, 4,000 jobs

COLUMBIA - Volvo Cars will build a $500 million plant in South Carolina that will eventually employ up to 4,000 people.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

North Augusta favorite Ming Yat to close

The Chinese restaurant will close its doors at the end of May, and customers from near and far are coming in to say goodbye.
By Mike Rosier

Saturday, May 9, 2015

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Biz Bits

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

Fees would apply to show dogs

Performance and show animals won't be exempt from steep annual licensing fees for owners who chose not to spay or neuter pets under a requirement.
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