Augusta celebrates birthday this week

...too) bicentennial, you see that was the year Augusta also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Georgia Railroad Bank, one of its most revered businesses, as well as the 150th birthday of The Augusta Chronicle, one of its oldest institutions...

Shopgirl: Twitter significantly boosts search capabilities

...purple ? just a darker pink.WHAT'S AFFORDABLELooking for unique gifts for the holiday season that won't break the bank?One of my favorite blogs, Brit.Co, offers online DIY classes that start at $19.99 for a variety of interesting topics...

Georgia Southern has expanded its football home

...building the football operations center were among the goals. The stadium had only 14,400 actual seats. Four grass banks ? one on each corner of the stands ? accounted for a potential 3,600 seats. It wasn't enough.From 2007-12, average...

Wall Street focus: A year later

...challenging years that followed.Corbat has slimmed down Citigroup. He has sought to make it a smaller and simpler bank, one less likely to draw extra regulatory scrutiny.That has required cutting jobs and trimming businesses in slow-growth...

Don't blame Corps of Engineers for rising water

...lost hunters on the Ogeechee River.Crawley located the hunters in waist deep water approximately a mile from the river bank. One of the men panicked when he was instructed to swim and Crawley had to dive in to rescue him. Upon finally getting all...

AIG sells off assets, taking $2.4 billion loss

...received two years ago at the peak of the 2008 credit crisis, shortly after the collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank. One of the first portions that AIG plans to repay is a $20 billion credit extended by the Federal Reserve which carries...

1 of 3 defendants pleads guilty to defrauding bank

One of the co-defendants of a former Augusta Commission candidate pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to federal charges of defrauding a Waynesboro bank.

Coffee benefits charity

...specifically charities," Delgado said.Charitable Coffee is sold at Inner Bean and will soon be sold at Security Federal Bank.One hundred percent of the proceeds from sales at Security Federal will be donated to the March of Dimes, Delgado said...

Venezuela reminds us that not every land is the land of plenty

...hoarding bread and milk.And toilet paper.A talk about empty shelves should include something about our local food banks. One of the best initiatives Augusta's Golden Harvest Food Bank has is its BackPack program. During the school year...

Ghostly hauntings reported at Augusta sites

...company, doesn't know why Isabella lurks around the Cotton Exchange."We don't know why she's associated with this bank. One of the ladies said it's her way of getting back at the men who used to work there," Wolff said.Hauntings are connected...