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Friday, Feb. 14, 2014

Starrette wins Morris award

The Morris President's Club Award was handed out Wednesday to an advertising employee with The Augusta Chronicle. Melissa Starrette was honored for her work in 2013.

Monday, Feb. 10, 2014

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014

First Community Bank grows with move to Augusta

With the merger, First Community now has more than 15,000 customers and 13 branches.
By Tim Rausch

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Watch for penalties, interest

WASHINGTON - Paying taxes is hard enough. Don't let the total payment due rise because of penalties and interest. 
By Carole Feldman

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Chamber Corner

Ribbon cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Athens entrepreneurs aim for engineered serendipity

In the corner of Big City Bread Cafe in Athens, Ga., on Friday was what could have been a handful of friends with laptops chatting or a group of students studying.
By Nick Coltrain

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

World faces retirement crisis in wake of Great Recession

A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages. The crisis will play out for decades, and its consequences will be far-reaching.
By David McHugh

Day Planner

Upcoming and ongoing business events in the area.

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

BBB: Beware of 'pinkwashing' in October

Plenty of businesses will be offering special "pink" incentives this month to purchase their products. The Better Business Bureau wants consumers to better research these companies to validate ...
By Kelvin Collins

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Your Money: Beware of Affordable Care Act scams

Consumers across the U.S. are reporting phone calls that claim to be from the government about new health insurance cards required by the Affordable Care Act.
By Kelvin Collins

5 years later: A look at local companies

Looking at the financial performance of Bridgestone, Textron, Ingersoll Rand, International Paper and Kimberly-Clark, the quarterly revenues vary, but they have become larger and more ...
By Tim Rausch

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013

Former Falcons QB now part of real estate team

David Rivers was once Michael Vick's backup on the Atlanta Falcons. Now he's a vice president for Blanchard & Calhoun Commercial in Augusta and part of a three-man team developing properties.
By Tim Rausch

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013

Food cart keeps Aiken businessman rolling

Cutter Mitchell, who once owned a downtown Aiken restaurant, has taken the dining experience on the road with The Deli Cart, a renovated trailer that he parks outside to serve New England-style ...
By Jenna Martin

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS • Harrison Co.; Which Which, 2645 Whiskey Road, Aiken; renovations, $150,000 • Vision Construction Services of Atlanta; 596 Bobby Jones Expressway, Augusta; ...

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

Augusta lawyer enjoys helping the underdog

Augusta lawyer Ricardo Bravo traces his interest in law to losing the family home to a border dispute.
By Bill Levy

What you need to know about an auto service contract

Before signing the dotted line, the Better Business Bureau urges consumers to be sure they understand the terms of the contract and know who is responsible for providing the coverage.
By Kelvin Collins

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Good Deeds

Area Publix stores raised $13,204 for the Children's Hospital of Georgia through an annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in-store fundraiser.

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS • Centimark Corp.

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Union leader wears many hats

John Wall Jr., a journeyman insulator at SRS and devoted grandfather, also finds time to help fellow trade workers.
By Jenna Martin

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013

Your Money: Tips on giving to police and firefighter organizations

The police and firefighters in your community put their lives on the line daily to protect you, your family and your community.
By Kelvin Collins

Top headlines

MCG student, class buy kids' books for Ferguson library

Three weeks after the Missouri grand jury indictment verdict, Ashee Nicole Sharer created a Ferguson wish list on BarnesAndNoble.com, urging classmates to purchase a book for the Ferguson ...
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