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Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Local developer purchases old Woolworth building

The old Woolworth building at the corner of Eighth and Broad streets if off the real estate market after local developer T.R. Reddy purchased the property.
By Jenna Martin

Lower gas prices fuel store sales

Paying less at the gas pump has given motorists more money to spend inside on their favorite treats.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Rezoning hold concerns property owners, developers

The sudden pause in rezoning has left residents and industry leaders questioning whether a ban is a way to keep pace with developers and preserve the community’s high quality of life.
By Wesley Brown

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

More apartments, hotel for Gateway area near Grovetown

More development in the Gateway area near Grovetown will begin to take shape in March.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts/Which Wich combo store coming to Walton Way in Augusta

Walton Way commuters will soon gain another breakfast and lunch option with two chain eateries coming near Augusta's medical district.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Augusta approves parking deal for Unisys

A parking resolution approved Tuesday by city officials has moved Unisys one step closer to solidifying the former Fort Discovery space on Reynolds Street as its permanent location for information ...
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

'Breastaurant' business is booming

The "breastaurant" sector of the food and beverage industry is booming in growth.
By Jenna Martin

More employers on hand at GRU job fair

More than 60 organizations particpated in Georgia Regents University's annual Employer Expo.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

Georgia Power adds up Vogtle delay costs

Georgia Power Co. said Thursday it is tallying up the costs of newly announced delays in the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle and will submit the estimate to regulators at the ...
By Walter C. Jones

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Florists look for big Valentine's Day after last year's storm

Local florists expect sales to heat up this Valentine's Day after last year's crippling ice storm chilled business.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

New farm-to-table restaurant open in North Augusta

De Novo, a locally sourced, farm-to-table restaurant has opened on West Martintown Road in North Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Cited motels making improvements

Repairs and renovations are moving ahead for seven Augusta motels after inspections by a county task force in January.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

GRU holding two career expos this week

Georgia Regents University is hosting two career expos this week.

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015

Homeowners, businesses set for lucrative Masters Week

Spring may not be in the air yet, but local homeowners and businesses are already preparing for the lucrative earnings they see during the first full week in April.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

Police want biker bar closed

Local police want to shut down a Gordon Highway biker bar for allowing drug trafficking after a large quantity of marijuana "packaged for sale" and methamphetamine were found there.
By Susan McCord

Boat sales continue rebound from recession

New powerboat sales grew by an estimated 7 percent to 8 percent in 2014. Last year, revenue jumped by 10 percent at Augusta Marine.
By Jenna Martin

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Plans proceed to add apartments on Broad Street

Plans to construct apartments in place of a Broad Street building ravaged by fire in early 2014 and later demolished are proceeding.
By Jenna Martin

Partridge Inn job fair seeks employees

The Partridge Inn is looking for additional hospitality workers to join its staff and will hold a job fair Feb. 13.

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honors people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.
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Rural residents question stormwater fee

MCBEAN - Wary of downtown's tendency to spend their tax dollars somewhere else, a south Richmond County community didn't warm Thursday to the prospect of paying an additional fee for stormwater ...
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