Augusta businessman Alonzo Boardman Jr. dies at 82

Friends and family members remembered Augusta businessman Alonzo P. "Bruz" Boardman Jr. on Sunday as a sharp businessman who could see opportunities where others did not.Boardman...

Three qualify to seek District 7 seat in special election

...qualifying, Sean Frantom, starting his third year as development director for Ronald McDonald House Charities, joined Augusta businessmen Louis "Hap" Harris and Sonny Pittman in qualifying to seek the 21-month commission stint.Frantom, who lost...

Stevie B's offers 'no comment' on closing

...LOTS OF NEWS FROM THE TWITTER FEED:Augusta tourism officials expect $2 million in visitor spending in January. Augusta businessman Alonzo Boardman Jr. dies at 82. Wet Seal and Body Central close in Augusta Mall. Sitel will eliminate 675 jobs...

Augusta business named in fraud indictment

An Augusta businessman has been indicted on a federal charge of money-laundering.A federal grand jury issued an indictment against Bennie W. Johnson...

Businessman pleads not guilty to charges of money laundering

An Augusta businessman accused of bilking businesses and individuals out of $1.2 million pleaded not guilty Monday in U.S. District Court.Bennie...

LED sign repairs increase during winter in Augusta

After a steady October and November, one Augusta businessman is preparing for the heart of winter, in which long cold snaps are known to darken LED bulbs.

Barrow's rival close to investing $1 million of own money

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Regardless of whether he wins his race for Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics ? candidates willing to spend...

Not as advertised

...egregious, they can't simply be shrugged off without loudly calling foul.Such is the smear campaign against Augusta businessman Rick Allen by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the Georgia 12th Congressional District race, where...

LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

...majority. Goldwater took Richmond County 21,511 to 13,545, and Georgia, too, winning 54 percent of the vote.Augusta businessman J.B. Fuqua, a state senator and Georgia's Democratic Party chairman, blamed the loss on a lack of support...

Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver foiled again

...his votes rounded up and the special called meeting. Something that only the well connected insiders such as the Augusta businessman sitting beside me in commission chambers knew. "Nothing's going to happen today," he said repeatedly while...