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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

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

More than 100 jobs to be cut in merger

More than two-thirds of Geor­gia Bank & Trust Co. employees - including all branch office staff - will remain in place after South State Bank completes its acquisition early next year. 
By Damon Cline

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

President didn't follow 'typical' path to job

Instead of going straight into the financial industry after college, John "Jay" Murray III made a beeline for the coast, where he parlayed his family's boat and a love of deep-sea fishing into a ...
By Damon Cline

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Bids will be opened this week on road for Augusta Corporate Park

EdenCrete Industries will join Starbucks in the the park to boost employment in the site.
By Damon Cline

Lists keep finding Augusta area as good retirement home

Lists find our area to be great for retiring, but also for working and playing.
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Augusta's EDTS again makes list of growing private companies

Augusta-based EDTS on Wednes­day said it has been named to Inc. magazine's Inc. 5000, the seventh consecutive year the IT consultancy has appeared on the publication's list of the 5,000 ...

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Gamechangers putting focus on Augusta

The assemblage of up-and-comers from around the state is part of a nonpartisan group's mission to bring "innovative solutions" to Georgia communities outside Atlanta.
By Damon Cline

Sunday, Aug 7, 2016

Italian restaurant opens in North Augusta

The newest restaurant in Ham­mond's Ferry, DiVino Ristorante Italiano, held its grand opening Friday. Located at 465 Railroad Ave., DiVino specializes in Italian cuisine, particularly Tuscan.
By James Folker

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Military World Softball Tournament to draw 5,500 players

For the first time in its 15-year history, the 2016 Military World Softball Tournament is coming to Diamond Lakes Regional Park in south Augusta.
By Damon Cline

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Scuttlebiz: New media outlet adds a new taste of coverage

Expect to see some changes - some big, some small - in business-related content in the coming weeks and months." When I said that back in November after taking the reins of the Chronicle's ...
By Damon Cline

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