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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Escape Outdoors moving downtown

A local outdoors business will soon bring its presence downtown.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Local tax preparers seeing a rush of last-minute filers

Tax preparers across metro Augusta are reporting a mad dash of last-minute filers as tax season winds down Wendesday.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, April 13, 2015

Airport busy as patrons fly home

The classic Masters logo was on full display Monday as passengers departed Augusta Regional Airport.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, April 10, 2015

Development Authority courting for spec buildings

An economic development partnership is breaking ground April 23 on a spec building for Graniteville, S.C. And the economic development authority in Augusta was courting construction company ...
By Tim Rausch

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce.

Historic Partridge Inn revamped

One of Augusta's most historic landmarks has gone through some major changes in the past year.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Eighth area Barney's Pharmacy set to open in May

Local independent pharmacy retail chain Barney's Pharmacy will open its eighth metro area location at the end of May inside a former Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on Furys Ferry Road.
By Tim Rausch

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Whole Foods Market new to Augusta

Augusta has gained a new organic foods grocer in Whole Foods Market.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, April 6, 2015

New restaurants line Washington Road

As traffic flocks to Washington Road during Augusta's busiest week, visitors will be greeted with a number of new dining choices. 
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, April 3, 2015

Masters Week big money generator for Augusta area restaurants

For more in the local restaurant industry, Masters Week is hands down the biggest revenue generator of the year.
By Jenna Martin

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

Prices rising steeply in Augusta for Masters Week

Looking at price hikes in Augusta during Masters Week is similar to taking a crash course in the basic economic principle of supply and demand.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Uber mulls Augusta entry

The possibility of ride-sharing company Uber expanding into the Augusta area looks "promising," a company spokeswoman says.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Augusta-based vodka brand spreading across state

When Yuri Kato set out to build her peach-flavored vodka brand, she had no idea it would take her to Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

'We are Downtown Augusta' billboards to end

The most prominent aspect of the "We are Downtown Augusta" marketing campaign - a 20-foot-tall billboard on John C. Calhoun Expressway - will not be renewed.
By Wesley Brown

April events, excluding Masters, expected to bring $1.7 million in visitor spending

With the exception of the Masters Tournament, April events are expected to generate about $1.7 million for Augusta in direct visitor spending.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Wine, liquor sales begin soaring for Masters Week

At Augusta Liquors - attached to Costco - store manager Brian Etzel estimates business will increase 400 percent between March 30 and April 12.
By Doug Stutsman

Chick-fil-A under construction in south Augusta

Delayed for about a year, a Chick-fil-A in south Augusta is now under construction.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, March 30, 2015

Aiken getting Panera Bread, Starbucks and maybe Chipotle

Two commercial redevelopment projects underway in Aiken will bring a flurry of new business to Whiskey Road, including Panera Bread, Starbucks and possibly, Chipotle.
By Jenna Martin

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