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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

New bridal boutique opens in Evans

A new bridal boutique, Tiffinie Bleu Bridal Boutique, opened last month in Evans.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Development denied by city planning

A request to build a 57-unit apartment development in west Augusta failed to pass the first round of approval.
By Jenna Martin

Monday, June 1, 2015

Merry's owner dies at age 71

The downtown community lost one of its biggest proponents with the death of longtime merchant Bill Merry.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Job news gives Millen hope

MILLEN, Ga. — Recent announcements of two new industries, which could create a combined 900 jobs over the next five to seven years, is an indicator that Millen’s economic doldrums could soon ...
By Jenna Martin

Friday, May 29, 2015

On The Move

On The Move recognizes new hires and promotions.

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Barbecue cantina to open on Central Avenue

The Summerville neighborhood will soon gain a new casual barbecue cantina.
By Jenna Martin

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

New luxury apartments added in Evans

A new batch of luxury apartments has sprung up on the market in Evans, bringing with it the highest rents in the metro area.
By Jenna Martin

Augusta color plant nears operational readiness

About three months until start up, Huntsman Corp. gave Augusta business and city leaders a trolley tour of its color pigment plant in south Augusta on Wednesday.
By Tim Rausch

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.

Biz Bits

Biz Bits honor people and businesses that get awards, earn certifications or become appointed to civic boards.
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