Stocks up on earnings reports, Greece news

NEW YORK - A mix of positive earnings and corporate news boosted stocks on Tuesday. Signs that Greece might be willing to broker a deal with its creditors also gave the market a lift.General Motors gained after an activist investor said he would seek...

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...EVANSAWARD/HONOR: Recognized as the No. 3 agent in Century 21 for the total number of closed broker-to-broker referrals via the Cartus Broker Network. GINGER DAVISAward/honor: Named listing agent of the month for January from Meybohm...

Augusta approves parking deal for Unisys

...This is going to be a huge victory for Augusta if we can finish up all the loose ends and get it put together," said local commercial broker Dennis Trotter, who represents the property owner. "But, we're not quite there yet."

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MARY LOU MILLERAward/honor: Received a Platinum 2015 Excellence Award from Cartus Broker ServicesDetails: She is relocation director for Century 21 Larry Miller Realty. JAMES GAYAward/honor: Named the top producing...

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...honor: Honored by The Leaders Group Inc. for being among the top 50 retirement planning producers in 2014.Details: He is a broker for Leaders in North Augusta. MIKE MCGHEEAward/honor: Received the 2014 President's Award from IntelliSystems. SHELIA...

Georgia Bank & Trust consolidates broker operations

Georgia Bank & Trust consolidated its broker operations into one office.The Augusta-based bank moved its Financial Services and Arsenal Advisory Group from locations across...

Business, consumer advocates push legislative issues

...Judiciary Chairman Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs.He also announced Friday that he is sponsoring a bill to protect stock brokers and other investment bankers from lawsuits if they report suspected flimflams against the elderly or disabled. That won praise...

Sanford got payout from lender after taking office

...stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving customers...banking commissioners who regulate mortgage brokers.Some of the payments to McCrory and Sanford...later. In addition to licensing mortgage brokers, the commission investigates complaints...

Ga. health exchange enrollment nears 400,000

...center at 800-318-2596.** You can consult a local insurance broker or agent. Go to http://www.nahu.org/consumer/ findagent2...with the exchange are marked with this below their name: Exchange Broker Certifications: GA

Three qualify to seek District 7 seat in special election

...serving his hometown was a lifelong practice that he'll continue whether or not he wins the election.A retired mortgage broker and retired lieutenant colonel with 40 years in the Army, reserves and Georgia National Guard, Pittman is a pilot and president...