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Con job at law firm to end criminal career

...had forged their signatures on the back of the checks and deposited them into his own bank account.The lawyers and their accountant had missed it because the canceled checks they had always seen were copies of the front of the checks, not the backs.Owen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-18/con-job-law-firm-end-c
Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home

...plenty of chances to own real estate, but you probably don't have time to catch up if your retirement is derailed."An accountant or financial adviser can help figure out whether you can afford to make a sizeable contribution to your children's homeownership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/tips-parents-considering-h
Audit shows SC State will owe $23.5M by close of fiscal year

...South Carolina State University's escalating debt is expected to reach $23.5 million by the end of this school year, accountants said Wednesday, adding to calls for an immediate overhaul.An accounting firm presented a financial forecast Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-18/audit-shows-sc-state-will-owe-235m-
Helen Scott

...school class. Helen went on to Morgantown to earn a degree at West Virginia University, then became a pioneering female accountant at DuPont & Co., where she met her life mate Mr. John L. Scott; she married Jack in 1953 in Wilmington DE. They moved...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174655363
US employers added just 126K jobs in March

...Health care added 22,000 workers. Professional and business services - a sector that includes lawyers, engineers, accountants and office temps - gained 40,000. Financial services expanded by 8,000, and retailers maintained their 12-month pace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/hiring-slowdown-us-employe
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/16/bus_220652.shtml
Business
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/21/met_394040.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/02/biz_207617.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Helen Scott

...school class. Helen went on to Morgantown to earn a degree at West Virginia University, then became a pioneering female accountant at DuPont & Co, where she met her life mate Mr. John L. Scott; she married Jack in 1953 in Wilmington, Del. They moved...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174562278
National Hills school teachers, alumni recall past as merger with T. Harry Garrett Elementary looms

...for decades of National Hills' growth because it is surrounded by homes and within walking distance of the beds of future accountants, doctors and journalists ? will no longer educate young minds."It's sad," said Olig, as she came across a photograph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-23/national-hills-school-tea