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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Savannah harbor project needs more federal funding

Severe budget cuts in the federal portion of a $700 million plan to deepen the Savannah harbor challenges Georgia’s ability to take in the world’s largest cargo ships, the head of the Georgia ...
By Damon Cline

Grand opening held for first building at Addison Square

The building, a two-story, 6,600-square-foot office that will be partially occupied by Meybohm's Riverwood sales office, is the first phase of what will be an eight-building commercial village.
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Ga. Supreme Court strikes down injunction over WAGT

The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled to strike down a Richmond County Superior Court injunction barring Gray Television Group Inc. from taking over operation of Augusta's ...
By Damon Cline

Peach State credit union holds 'grand opening'

The credit union building at 2048 Tobacco Road has stood for years, but there was plenty of cause for a "grand opening" celebration there Wednesday.
By Damon Cline

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Peach trees in full bloom in Edgefield County

In early January, Dixie Belle Peaches owner Jimmy Forrest was begging for temperatures to drop below 45 degrees. Now, he's hoping they stay above it.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Chamber corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro and Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Sherman & Hemstreet plans to re-enter residential sales

Sherman & Hemstreet Real Estate Co. is getting back into residential in a big way.
By Damon Cline

Augusta area one of top markets for quick eats, magazine says

There's no shortage of places around Augusta to grab a quick bite to eat. But despite the abundance of restaurants lining the city's major thoroughfares, a leading food-service trade publication ...
By Damon Cline

Friday, March 18, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Both sides dancing around plan for apartments downtown

If everyone can agree, downtown Augusta might get hundreds of apartments in high-rises in the central business district.
By Damon Cline

On the Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

More films flocking to Augusta

"The Reason" is just the first of possibly four or more films that could be shot in Augusta this year and is part of a burgeoning industry in the area and in the state, officials said.
By Tom Corwin

Gas prices heading back up

Gas prices saw their largest weekly increase in more than a year, rising by 13 cents, according to AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
By Mike Wynn

Monday, March 7, 2016

South Augusta Ryan's restaurant closes doors

The closing leaves the chain's restaurant on Knox Avenue in North Augusta as the market's sole remaining Ryan's.

Textron, Richmond County schools launch manufacturing career program

Students in Richmond County at risk for dropping out will have a second chance to get a diploma while earning wages and learning marketable work experience at a local plant thanks to a new program.
By Damon Cline

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Scuttlebiz: Scuttle's Island is slow trip

Scuttlebiz: Scuttle's Island is slow trip to opening in June.
By Damon Cline

On the Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Ex-politician looks to olives as next crop for Georgia

What do olives, biological-chemical warfare, Georgia politics and a former Jefferson County Christmas tree farm have in common? Mary West.
By Parish Howard

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Scuttle's Island water park delays opening

Developers of the proposed Scuttle's Island water park said they still intend to open the 40-acre attraction in North Augusta this summer, but they acknowledged a previously announced Memorial Day ...
By Damon Cline

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Silverton Mortgage to open in Augusta this month

One of Georgia's fastest-growing mortgage companies will open its first branch office in Augusta later this month.
By Damon Cline

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

North Augusta Kmart closing

North Augusta's Kmart store will close in late May, leaving the discount retailer's Augusta store on Gordon Highway as its sole remaining location in the metro area.
By Damon Cline

On the Move

On the Move recognizes new hires and promotions.
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Former Lakeside coach arrested
Head Wayne County High football coach and Athletic Director Jody Grooms and his wife, cheerleader coach Sharon Grooms, were arrested Tuesday on charges of theft by taking, the Georgia Bureau of ...
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