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Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...envisioning that Augusta could one day become "the Lowell of the South." Built by 1847, a saw and gristmill and the Augusta Factory were the first of many factories that would eventually line the canal. In 1989, the Georgia State Legislature created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/augusta-canal
Dart Container plant manager passionate about manufacturing

...1 billion.Other than the signs and a few minor policies, not much has changed at the 375,000-square-foot Augusta factory since the merger, Benedict said.The company's local plant employs about 320 workers and continues to ship polystyrene...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-04-21/dart-contai
Sales tax collections down in Augusta for third month

...the bill takes effect in January, officials can only estimate its impact because they don't know how much each Augusta factory was paying in sales taxes.Russell took the drop as further evidence that Augusta needs a dedicated retail development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-12/sales-tax-collections-do
Canal to be drained

...to complete the project. 1846: Water began flowing through the gates Nov. 23. 1847-48: Initial mills include Augusta Factory and Granite Flour Mill 1852: First enlargement; wing dam is extended across river. 1859: Augusta Water Works is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-12-01/canal-be-drained
Canal gets celebration

...Pavilion - Outdoor fair with exhibits on environmental stewardship CANAL HISTORY 1847-48: Initial mills include Augusta Factory and Granite Flour Mill 1852: First enlargement; wing dam is extended across river. 1859: Augusta Water Works is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-11-12/canal-gets-celebration
Section 1 Timeline

...Association is formed at Augusta's First Baptist Church, May 8-11.1847: Canal completed; early cotton mill, Augusta Factory, in operation.1848: Young Men's Library Association formed, Jan. 28; cornerstone of Signers' Monument laid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/section-1-timeline
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...were on the lookout for the pranksters. The alarms started coming in at 6:25 p.m. The first alarm was to the Augusta Factory, the second at Estes and Fifteenth Street, the third at Walton Way and Young Street, the fourth at Fenwick Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/26/met_441004.shtml
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3 local companies pay environmental fines

...local companies this month over environmental violations that included a 40,000-gallon nitric acid spill at an Augusta factory, according to Georgia's Environmental Protection Division. PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer reported the Nov. 1 spill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/20/met_393494.shtml
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Governor thanks Augusta factory

During the past two years, Augusta's Procter & Gamble detergent plant racheted up production to avoid a shutdown from its parent company's cost-cutting program.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/14/bus_372522.shtml
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'99 saw mergers and jobs

...Mount Vernon Mills. The move saved 150 jobs. But not all news in 1999 was good. Global toy giant Mattel closed its Augusta factory; Intertape Polymer closed its Columbia County bag plant; and Gorham Bronze shut the doors on its Aiken County facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/26/bus_279548.shtml
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