Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's outlook says state growth will continue in 2014

...this year, except for Warner Robins, which is feeling the sting of cuts in civilian military personnel. For the Augusta metro area, the 1.4 percent rate represents continued improvement over the weak pace in the first three months of the...

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Women-owned firms growing quickest in Georgia

...think there are a couple of reasons that contribute to this trend," said Sue Parr, the president and CEO of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce. "Women entrepreneurs tend to draw upon their own experiences and needs, find solutions and...

Augusta metro jobless rate rises to 8 percent

Metro Augusta's unemployment rate increased to 8 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.

Say 'no' to higher taxes

...cost of government?If you don't speak out against it, you must be for it. This is what I would say about our Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce. Organization leaders cried crocodile tears when the commission considered putting a small energy...

Army official addresses leaders at private meeting

...Mary Davis were among elected officials who attended the meeting. Hardie Davis said community stakeholders from the Augusta Metro and Columbia County chambers of commerce and some business owners also attended."Anytime you have an appointed official...

Discussion on city finances must move to the next level

...growth opportunities in many sectors of our economy. The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is helping lead our community toward...growing population that can fortify our future.The Augusta Metro Chamber believes it is time to elevate the discussion...

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THIS WEEKMONDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women In Business luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; Legends Club, 2701 Washington Road, Augusta; $25 for members...

New head of Georgia industry-recruiters group Kevin Shea stresses training, networking

...association.Kevin Shea is the new president of the Georgia Economic Developers Association. He spent years in the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Savannah Economic Development Authority and served a term as the association's volunteer...

Chamber Corner

Ribbon-cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.