South Carolina's unemployment rate fell to its lowest rate in five years in April, state officials said Friday, a drop attributed in part to increased hiring in preparation for the summer tourist season.
The Evans location, which opened Thursday, is First Bank of Georgia's seventh local branch.
The Chick-fil-A on Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway reopened Friday after six weeks of renovations.
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While some recent college graduates are finding jobs, others aren't. The Economic Policy Institute predicts the unemployment rate for this year's college graduates will be at 8.8 percent.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, the most since late March. The jump came a week after applications had reached a five-year low.
The airline said Thursday that people carrying just a personal item that fits under the seat -- no rolling suitcases -- will be allowed to board before most other passengers.
Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning said cost overruns on the construction of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle won't make a significant impact on customers' monthly power bills.
Never before have there been so many opportunities to observe the art of dance. So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With the Stars and Dancing Stars of Augusta.
Buy fruits and vegetables when the are in season can help save money. Preserving the foods means you can enjoy them for months to come.
Augusta's annual Masters Tournament bump added 3,700 jobs to the metro area in April.
Initial claims for unemployment in the Augusta metro area in April were up from March but similar to last April's.
A North Carolina fast-food chain, Cook-Out, will open at 1801 Walton Way near Augusta's medical district.
Interior renovations, of about $2 million, started last week on the area's first Wal-Mart Neighborhoold Market in Martinez.
U.S. airlines collected more than $6 billion in baggage and reservation change fees from passengers last year -- the highest amount since the fees became common five years ago.
The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern oil will continue to dwindle, and oil will increasingly flow to the developing economies of Asia, according to a five-year outlook published Tuesday by the International Energy Agency.
The country's four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T's "It Can Wait" slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
Construction on a two-level, 23,000-square-foot H&M store is expected to begin this fall in the Augusta Mall. It will open next spring.
The inaugural Finding the Way Forward Workshop will be held June 5-7th at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts for girls without access to career planning.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Jake Anderson didn’t have to delve too deep into the University of Missouri’s agricultural economics program before realizing he was destined to return to the 1,500-acre family farm.