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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MCG Foundation's 'gateway' project on 15th Street remains stalled

Years after the Medical College of Georgia Foundation began plans of a "gateway" retail development along the 15th Street corridor, the project remains stuck in the planning phase.
By Jenna Martin

Friday, May 22, 2015

Action sports retailer opens store in Augusta Mall

Seattle-based specialty retailer Zumeiz opened a store Friday in the Augusta Mall.

Technology association to present its state of the industry

The Technology Association of Georgia will present its 2015 State of the Industry report Wendesday in Columbia County.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Augusta real estate firms seeing more interest in real estate as career

As the housing market rebounds, so is the number of professionals looking to real estate as a viable career, according to local brokerage firms, which are reporting an increase in new agents who ...
By Jenna Martin

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Economists: Georgia must stay competitive

Economist Roger Tutterow was joined by Georgia Budget and Policy Institute Executive Director Taifa Smith Butler as guest speakers at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s post-legislative ...
By Jenna Martin

Masters delivers job gain

The Augusta metro area received its annual Masters Tour­na­ment employment bump with a net gain of 4,100 jobs in April.
By Tim Rausch

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Entrepreneur wants to build rock-climbing facility in Columbia County

An Athens-based rock-climbing entreprenur is looking at Columbia County to add his second facility.
By Jenna Martin

Two equestrian stores closing in Augusta area

Boots, Bridles and Britches is closing in Grovetown and Aiken.

Morris Communications sells radio stations to Alpha Media

Augusta-based Morris Communications announced that it sold 36 radio stations in Alaska, Washington, Kansas, Texas and California.

Augusta economy to grow

ATLANTA - Augusta's employment will grow by 3.1 percent this year, slightly ahead of the state overall, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Georgia State University.
By Walter C. Jones

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

DDA hits cap on low-interest loans

Low-interest loans available to projects that promote downtown revitalization are temporarily halted in Augusta.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, May 18, 2015

Home construction coming to Olde Town

RAM Construction Group received approval from Augus­ta's Historic Preservation Com­mis­sion to add two single-family homes in the Olde Town historic district.
By Jenna Martin

Masters Week traffic drops at Daniel Field

The steep increase in private flights at Au­gusta Regional Airport during Masters Week contributed to a 14 percent decrease at Daniel Field, a small general aviation airport.
By Meg Mirshak

Parking deck delays postpone office opening

Delays in construction is attributed to a setback caused by a problem before the start of construction on the parking deck and, more recently, heavy rainfall. 
By Mike Rosier

Friday, May 15, 2015

Jobs remain competitive in Augusta for new graduates

Just days after graduating from Georgia Regents University, Sophia Viller embarked on her professional career.
By Jenna Martin

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Day planner

Monday: Columbia County Chamber of Commerce Chamber After Hours; 5 p.m.; American Family Insurance, 4446 Washington Road, Suite 16, Evans; members only; (706) 651-0018

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honor people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.
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Keel lone finalist to lead GRU

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel, an Augusta native, is the lone finalist to replace Ricardo Azziz as president of Georgia Regents University.
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