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New restaurant filling old Crum's space on Central Avenue

...business. He plans to offer an eclectic menu of "locally sourced, internationally inspired" dishes with origins in Southeast Asia, Korea, Peru, Mexico and Germany.Draper, who hopes to open the restaurant in October, intends to create a beer garden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-27/new-restaur
Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

...dies.The psyllid isn't native to Florida, but it is believed to have arrived from someone who brought a slip of a tree from Asia. Some think it then spread on the winds of hurricanes a decade ago. There is no cure for greening, and no country has ever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-24/invasive-insect-threatens-
S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time

...DAX advanced 1.6 percent, while France' CAC 40 rose 1.9 percent. British markets were closed for a holiday. Markets in Asia were mixed, with Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225, South Korea's Kospi and Hong Kong's Hang Seng each notching gains Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/sp-500-trades-above-2000-p
South Korea fends off Chicago, takes Little League World Series title

...Chan Choi, who weathered a late Chicago rally, to lead the Asia-Pacific Region champions to an 8-4 win in Sunday's championship...U.S. title game on Saturday. Earlier, South Korea, the Asia-Pacific Region winner, rolled over Japan, 12-3.But they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-24/south-korea-fends-chicag
Top prospect Asia Durr and coach Lanny Martin share bond over years

NORTH AUGUSTA - Coach Lanny Martin has watched Asia Durr develop over the years into one of the top 2015 girls basketball prospects in the country.The two built a connection when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-29/top-prospect-asia-dur
Chinese stocks grow amid economic slowdown

...commit to the market for a long time, says Robert Horrocks. He is the chief investment officer of Matthews Asia, which runs several Asia-focused mutual funds and manages $27 billion. Over the past five years, the MSCI China index has posted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/chinese-stocks-grow-amid-e
Chiquita Brands gets a $611M buyout offer from Safra Group, Cutrale Group, will review it

...lemons and soybeans. Safra runs banks and invests in other businesses in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.In addition to being a major banana distributor, Chiquita Brands markets and distributes pineapples, packaged salads and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-11/chiquita-brands-gets-611m-
Funds are going smaller-game hunting for dividends

...returns.Edge's Cuniff says some of the strongest demand she's seeing for its dividend-focused strategies is coming from Asia and elsewhere outside the United States.? A commitment to investors: Some investors find reassurance in seeing actual cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-08/funds-are-going-smaller-ga
Another case for stronger borders

...the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, which reveals that thousands of immigrants from as far away as Africa and Asia have been caught illegally crossing the southern border, from 2010 to as recently as last month.The report, now available...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-08/another-case-stronger
Thursday's high school results

...Hephzibah, 5 p.m., Tuesday. GROVETOWN DEF. WESTSIDE25-21, 25-13Kills: Grovetown?DeAndra King 6, Tiara Ramey 4, Asia Haywood 3. Norsha Montgomery 3. Assists: Grovetown?Shay Gerald 12. Digs: Grovetown?Skylar Blankenbecklar 8, Ramey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-08-14/thursdays-high-school