Richmond County school board to begin superintendent interviews

...members begin interviewing candidates.The school board will start the interview process in a closed meeting at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce at 1 p.m. Friday. The board will hold a second session in another closed meeting at 8:30...

Kimberly-Clark reports $509 million Q2 profit

Kimberly-Clark, which operates the largest manufacturing facility in the Augusta metro area, reported a profit of $509 million, or $1.35 a share, down from $526 million, or $1.36 a share, a year earlier...

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...651-0018UPCOMINGAUG. 5: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Executive...Affordable Care Act; 8 a.m.; Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union, 205 Davis...706) 650-1700AUG. 18: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Women In Business...

Augusta metro loses 2,000 jobs in June

Shedding of hospitality and state government jobs in June resulted in a net decline of 2,000 jobs for the Augusta metro area, Georgia's labor department reported Thursday.The number of initial claims for unemployment benefits also...

Foreign-owned companies responsible for nearly 10,000 jobs in Augusta

The Augusta metro area is slightly ahead of the nation in having jobs provided by direct foreign investment.A report by the nonprofit Brookings...

Augusta banker named state banking chairman

...serves on the board of directors of The Development Authority of Richmond County, CSRA Development Companies and the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1982 and Georgia Banking School in 1989.

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Ribbon-cuttings from the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Georgia economic development leader speaks to Augusta chamber members

...of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.Carr, named to his post in November, spoke to members of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce at its quarterly economic luncheon of the role his department plays in fostering economic growth...

Man arrested in Augusta methadone clinic armed robbery

...and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.According to an incident report, the suspect entered Augusta Metro Treatment Center, 525 Ellis St., about 10:30 a.m. April 25 and demanded cash from employees at gunpoint.An...

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...Leads; 3 p.m.; Chamber office, 1000 Business Blvd., Evans; free for members; (706) 651-0018THURSDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; 5:30 p.m.; American Family Insurance, 4446 Washington Road, Suite...