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US service firms grew at slightly slower pace in March on weaker sales; orders, hiring rise

...value of the dollar, which makes goods exports more expensive.Manufacturing firms were also hit by a labor dispute at ports in California, which delayed the shipping of needed parts and components.Fourteen of 18 services industries reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-06/us-service-firms-grew-slig
Police substation coming to downtown Augusta

Sheriff Richard Roundtree hopes moving officers into a new substation in the old Fort Discovery space at Port Royal will make people feel safer downtown.The sheriff's office is working with Unisys, a Pennsylvania-based IT company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-20/police-substation-comi
West Coast ports begin clearing heavy backlog after labor deal reached

...to the maritime association, which represents ocean-going shipping lines and the companies that load and unload cargo at port terminals.The union's ability to win white-collar wages and benefits for blue-collar work reflects a clout far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-02-21/west-coast-ports-begin-cle
China holiday makes business, cultural waves around world

...Shipping companies warn customers that China's transport and logistics networks are at capacity and their shipments must be at ports two weeks ahead of the holiday to stand a chance of getting on a boat before the country shuts down. This year, shipping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-18/china-holiday-makes-busine
Retailers fret as products languish on ships, docks at ports

LOS ANGELES - It's early for many Americans to plan home improvements, but stores gearing up for warmer weather are fretting that they won't have some products to sell because of a labor crisis at West Coast seaports.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-12/retailers-fret-products-la
Property Transfers

...Howard Park, $43,000OCT. 31Jack R. Sr Nordahl to Nancy Mirela D. Viswanathan, Unit 801, Easements, River Place at Port Royal, $200,000John W. Bailey and Linda W. Bailey to Cynthia A. Ducker and Kenneth F. Ducker, Building E, Apartment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-11-28/property-transfers
Property Transfers

...Howard Park, $43,000OCT. 31Jack R. Sr Nordahl to Nancy Mirela D. Viswanathan, Unit 801, Easements, River Place at Port Royal, $200,000John W. Bailey and Linda W. Bailey to Cynthia A. Ducker and Kenneth F. Ducker, Building E, Apartment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-12-26/property-transfers
Ex-Jaguar Patrick Reed loses World Match Play opener

...PGA Grand Slam of Golf by surviving a wild day of lead changes. The U.S. Open champion won on the first playoff hole at Port Royal on Wednesday by making a 10-foot birdie and then watching Watson miss his birdie putt from 4 feet.HALL OF FAME...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-15/ex-jaguar-patrick-reed-loses
Rants & Raves

...I mean, this is probably one of the last chances to revitalize downtown. We've lost Fort Discovery and the Shoppes at Port Royal. And if they do not build it, the GreenJackets will go somewhere else. Columbia, Macon, Columbus all desire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-04/rants-raves
Property transfers

...National Hills, $90,000Arlie R. Mansberger Jr. and Ellen P. Mansberger to Virginia Yates, Unit 1502, River Place at Port Royal, $240,000Kenneth D. Simpson to Kimberly D. Simpson, Deed of Assent, Lot 10, Buckhaven PlaceBankers Trust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2014-07-12/property-transfers