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Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Poultry operation eyes Aiken County

A new poultry farm could be coming to Aiken County.
By Sarita Chourey

Center to replace ice skating rink

A trampoline park is bouncing into the Augusta Ice Sports Center after the ice rink closes later this month.
By Jenna Martin

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS • Thomas Rennison Homebuilders; 3621 Old Petersburg Road, Martinez; commercial building, $866,000 • S.D.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon-cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Biz Bits

Ashlyn Mears received the Sellers Repre­sentative Specialist designation by the Brokerage Council of the National Association of Realtors.

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Third Cook-Out slated for Washington Road

Cook-Out plans to open a third location planned on Wash­ing­ton Road near Interstate 20, but the business owner being evicted from the site says he plans to appeal.
By Jenna Martin

Local resale and rental investments picking up

Local activity in both residential resale and rental properties is picking up again, after the recession scared many away.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Broad Street building demolition set Monday

Demolition of the Brislan Building on Broad Street will begin Monday, seven months after fire ravaged the historic structure.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

NASCAR driver draws big crowd to new bargain store in Aiken

NASCAR fans flocked to the new Ollie's Bargain Outlet store in Aiken early Wendesday for a meet-and-greet with veteran driver Kevin Harvick but stayed for the shopping.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Small business forum planned Aug. 21

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Georgia District and U.S. Rep. John Barrow will host a small business forum Aug. 21 at the Kroce Center.
By Jenna Martin

Tuxedo store opens in North Augusta

Gent's Formal Wear has opened at 1227 Knox Ave. in North Augusta.

Monday, Aug 4, 2014

Outsourced HR services coming back to city

Four years after city leaders pushed to outsource the government's health and welfare benefits administration to global outsourcing, the service may be headed back.
By Susan McCord

Skinner Mill property won't be developed

Residential property on Skinner Mill Road planned first for a townhome community and later a single-family neigborhood won't be developed into either.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

No taxes for back-to-school shoppers

With the sales tax holiday on the same weekend in Georgia and South Carolina, local shoppers headed to both sides of the Savannah River for back-to-school supplies.
By Jenna Martin

H&M opening mall store Aug. 14

The grand opening for H&M in Augusta Mall is set for Aug. 14.
By Jenna Martin

STEM workforce needed for future

While it's no secret that Augusta's high-tech market is booming, whether the local workforce will be ready to fill the plethora of job openings in coming years is less clear.
By Jenna Martin

Day planner

TUESDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive Morning Mixer; 7:30 a.m.; Augusta Muse­um of History, 560 Reynolds St., Augusta; free for members, $25 for nonmembers, (706) 821-1318 AUG.

Biz Bits

Frank Ward, of Master Buick GMC, graduated from the National Automobile Dealers Association University General Dealership Management Academy.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Another Martinez Wal-Mart

A Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will anchor a new development on South Belair Road.
By Valerie Rowell

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

First Bank parent reports $963,000 profit

The parent company of First Bank of Georgia reported Wednesday a second-quarter profit of $963,000, which would have been higher except for charges related to a pending merger. 
By Tim Rausch

Biz Bits

PATRICK WARD Award/honor: Certified as a preferred provider in the CSRA Home Connections Local Alliance Co-op Marketing Program. Details: He is owner of Big Country Surveying.

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