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Friday, May 27, 2016

High-end apartment lure

High-end apartments are a hit in the Augusta-Aiken area.
By Damon Cline

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cutting from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce

Friday, May 20, 2016

Washington Road beer pub set for Monday opening

The 4,500-square-foot World of Beer is at the west entrance to the Kroger-anchored Washington Walk shopping center, between the Tin Lizzy's Taqueria Cantina and the Chick Salad Chick restaurants.
By Damon Cline

Monday, May 16, 2016

New stores for North Augusta

PetSmart and Ross Dress for Less will be among the new retailers at North Augusta Plaza later this year following a major renovation project that commences after former anchor tenant Kmart moves ...
By Damon Cline

Saturday, May 14, 2016

EDTS focuses on saving smaller businesses from hackers

Augusta business works to keep hackers from inflicting damage and costs on small clients.
By Damon Cline

Friday, May 13, 2016

Lawyer gives back by creating scholarship program

After recieving the Presidential Scholarship at the University of Alabama, Lawyer Terance Madden now heads his own scholarship foundation to give back to youths.
By Damon Cline

Conversion rate for old textile mills growing

Planners, developers make ancient mills into usable entities.
By Damon Cline

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Sibley Mill developers announce tenant

Augusta-based information technology firm EDTS said Thursday that it will move its offices to a refurbished building on the grounds of Sibley Mill, where last week a startup company announced ...
By Damon Cline

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Sibley Mill project envisions tech citadel for Augusta

Data centers, sometimes called "server farms," are considered the backbone of the new economy, providing the infrastructure corporations and governments need to run their computers.
By Damon Cline

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Augusta-based firm will try to redevelop Aiken mall

I like the idea of a local shopping mall being owned by a local company.
By Damon Cline

Friday, May 6, 2016

Augusta firm will redevelop Aiken Mall site

Augusta-based Southeast­ern Development Associates LLC announced Friday that it will acquire Aiken Mall and redevelop the enclosed shopping center as an outdoor mixed-use venue capable of ...

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Forum examines future job market

Whatever metro Augusta is doing to attract, educate and employ young workers, it probably needs to do more. That was the message the head of the state's largest business organization had for ...
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Morris Publishing names new chief financial officer

Delinda Fogel, publisher of The St. Augustine (Fla.) Record, will relocate to Augusta to manage finances for the division's daily and non-daily newspaper portfolio.

Data center plans announced for historic Sibley Mill

After 18 months of discussion and due diligence, backers of a proposed data center at Sibley Mill on Wednesday announced they have entered into a long-term lease at the historic property alongside ...
By Damon Cline

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Augusta economy showing growth

The Augusta University-produced index uses a handful of national, regional and local economic indicators to give the Augusta-Aiken metro area its most objective and, so far, only, barometer of ...
By Damon Cline

Augustan was perfect size for job with Coke

John H. Sherman III was too small for Georgia Tech football, so he walked across the street to get a part-time job. Now he leads one of the largest Coca-Cola bottlers, in Alabama.
By Damon Cline

Friday, April 29, 2016

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Richmond and Columbia counties chambers of commerce

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Security Federal Corp. reports earnings

The parent company of Security Federal Bank on Monday reported a 15.3 percent increase in first-quarter earnings, primarily from an increase in net interest income and a decrease in non-interest ...

Friday, April 22, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Brewery industry rules are a bit tight

Georgia has done a stellar job at creating a healthy environment for business and industry to thrive. Well … most business and industry.
By Damon Cline

Georgia Bank & Trust holding company announces cash dividend

The holding company for Georgia Bank & Trust on Friday announced its board of directors has declared a 16-cent quarterly cash dividend payable on May 20 to shareholders of record as of May 6.

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