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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Kimberly-Clark reports $509 million Q2 profit

Kimberly-Clark reported a profit of $509 million down from $526 million a year earlier.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Upper-level jobs harder to come by

While the labor market continues on an upward trend, job seekers looking for an upper-level position might find themselves left out in the cold.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, July 18, 2014

Retail building construction in front of Augusta Mall

A new center under development in front of the Augusta Mall will bring three businesses and a bank ATM to Wrightsboro Road.

Former NFL player opens Bojangles in Evans

Bojangles' franchise owner Tim Biakabutuka has opened his fourth restaurant in the metro Augusta market.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Panel discusses riverwalk improvements

Different ideas were floated Thursday on how best to enhance Riverwalk Augusta with $1 million in funding to be made available in two installments, now and in 2016.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Downtown building to be renovated

The renovation of a downtown building into a sushi restaurant and martini lounge is expected to start this summer.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Lawn care companies rebound

Local lawn care businesses are welcoming the drier weather this summer after facing one of the wettest summers to go in Georgia's record books in 2013.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, July 14, 2014

Sales tax holiday dates set

South Carolina's back-to-school sales-tax holiday will be Aug. 1 through Aug. 3.

Physician adds 3rd urgent care location

Dr. Mark Newton is adding his third MedNow Urgent Care location in Augusta. He plans to add a fourth center near Grovetown in the next 12 to 18 months.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, July 11, 2014

Augusta residents spending on summer trips

Augusta residents aren't shying away from taking vacations, both near and far, during the peak summer travel season this year.
By Jenna Martin

Spending reflects a renewed faith in economy

Recent gauges into consumer confidence paint a rosy picture that sees more Americans with optimistic outlooks on the economy.
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Augusta ice rink could soon close

The Augusta Ice Sports Center could soon close as property owners are looking to sell the site within the next two weeks.
By Jenna Martin

Whole Foods job event set for Tuesday

A question and answer job session hosted by Whole Foods Market will be held Tuesday in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Kimberly-Clark adding on to Beech Island facility

The Kimberly-Clark mill in Beech Island is expanding to meet the needs of two coming product improvements.
By Jenna Martin

Salvation Army launching campaign for more corporate partners

The Salvation Army is embarking on one of its largest initiatives since the Kroc Center capital campaign several years ago.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Outlet mall, movie theater expected to break ground this year

Construction on the new fashion outlet mall and movie theater at the Village at Riverwatch development is expected to start later this year.
By Jenna Martin

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Chamber chief urges Georgia leaders to do business in state

Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Clark shared his recipe for adding jobs and growing the state economy during a Tuesday luncheon at Augusta Technical College.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, July 7, 2014

Washington Road hotel under new ownership

Masters Economy Inn at 3027 Washington Road has changed ownership.
By Jenna Martin

Hiring starts for North Augusta Wal-Mart

Hiring has started for the new Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Augusta.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Thai Jong closing after 25 years

After 25 years of serving Augusta diners, Thai Jong is closing its doors on Washington Road.
By Jenna Martin

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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Coroner granted funds to offset transportation costs

The Richmond County Coroner's Office will get some relief now that it can access funds collected through a partnership with Georgia Regents Medical Center.
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