Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...the county."He's like most of the mayors: They stay on the north side of town," said Ernie Bowman, a south Augusta accountant who was part of the "south Augusta mafia" that played a big role in county politics for decades. "We rarely saw him or...

Unemployment rates fell in 41 US states last month

...big gains in hotels and restaurants and professional and business services, which includes higher-paying jobs such as accountants and architects.The largest job losses were in West Virginia, which had 5,200 fewer jobs than the previous month. It...

No takers on Georgia policy allowing rural hospitals to convert into stand-alone emergency rooms

...few patients.Industry data show that an emergency room needs 35 to 40 visits daily to break even, said Charles Horne, an accountant for Draffin & Tucker LLP, who modeled the performance of a freestanding emergency room in Georgia.His models showed the...

Harrell Tiller, longtime political figure, dies

...Bo Hunter, Jesse Carroll and former Sheriff Charlie Webster."I called him Uncle," said Ernie Bowman, a south Augusta accountant. "He was one of the wise men, and I learned about politics from him and Roy Harris."Bowman, one of the first black...

IRS updates accountants

...morning when he spoke to a group of accountants. The Internal Revenue Service agent...of the Georgia Association of Public Accountants at its breakfast meeting at the Holiday...joint return. Mr. Heath alerted the accountants to some provisions that take effect...

DDA treasurer resigns from board

...the board. He was the authority's treasurer, and spent about 12 years combined as a member.Loyd, a certified public accountant, has owned an accounting firm downtown for 30 years.He recently expressed his frustration to Augusta commissioners about...

Accountants, lawyers for collapsed company neglected duties

...GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Carolina Investors accountants misled investors with inaccurate information...95-page report said the company's accountants did not give appropriate advice, allowing...inadequate information to be reported. Accountants knew that HomeGold's financial losses...

Accountants warn Air South of pending financial crash

...C. (AP) - Air South is in danger of a financial crash as its losses widen and it badly needs an infusion of cash, its accountants say. The (Columbia) State reported Thursday that in April 17 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the...

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Aiken County Sheriff's Office seeks more reserve deputies

...deputy program.The program has 14 deputies who have full-time jobs outside the sheriff's office as business owners, accountants and truck drivers.They all wanted to give back to their community and had the time and will to do it.Staff Sgt. Chris...

US companies hire at fastest pace in 7 years

...increase in hiring in September. So did professional and business services firms, which include higher-paying fields such as accountants and engineers, as well as temp jobs. Construction hiring fell.The data adds to recent evidence that the job market is...