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New act designed to further develop state's work force

...provides greater opportunities to job seekers and business leaders in the form of easily accessible, streamlined work...growing needs of business throughout the state. Business leaders and job seekers are invited to visit workforce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-12/new-act-designed
SC Senate gives final vote to remove Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds

...take down the flag and its pole and send the banner to the state's Confederate Relic Room. Gov. Nikki Haley and business leaders support the proposal.To stress the chamber's unity after Tuesday's 36-3 vote, senators invited the widow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-07/sc-senate-gives-final-vote-remove-c
Vacations hard to come by for small-business owners

...can't walk through a front door if I'm sitting in Savannah."The recession also changed vacationing patterns of business leaders, as those small businesses that did survive the economic downturn often had to cut back on staff, Jackson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-04/vacations-h
Georgia led states in clean energy jobs during first quarter, according to report

...200 more than third-place Texas. The report was compiled by Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonpartisan group of business leaders and investors that promotes environmental policies.Jeff Benzak, a spokesman for Environmental Entrepreneurs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/georgia-led-states-clean-e
Education, cooperation boost Georgia economy, officials say

...how important education and engagement from local business leaders are for the success of state economic development...We've got to have leaders in the community, business leaders, that say, 'I want to do something about this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-30/education-b
Upcoming calendar

...and 25, Gordon's Conference and Catering Center, Building 18402, 19th St., Fort Gordon; National and local business leaders; education for recruiters on importance of hiring military personnel; leader professional development for company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-06-16/upcoming-calenda
Slight majority favors moving battle flag

...Carolina conducted Monday evening showed that 50 percent of respondents favor the growing call by public officials and business leaders to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Capitol.Those who oppose its removal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-23/slight-majority-favors-movin
Columbia County to review construction contractors after fatal fall

Columbia County business leaders have formed a study committee to develop "workable methods" for verifying whether contractors are licensed and have liability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/columbia-county-review-constr
Faith, perspective helped North Augusta High student shine

...help herself. She began spending afternoons with North Augusta High teacher Lynda Oswald, the school's Future Business Leaders of America chapter sponsor."She trained me on how to speak and about things like having character," Phillips...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-04/faith-perspective-helped-nort
Senate has yet to pass bill for one-time spending or take up road funding

...legislators question that amount.A House plan passed last month would generate an additional $400 million yearly.Business leaders filled the Statehouse lobby earlier this week to urge senators to take up and pass a road funding plan.The plan next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/senate-has-yet-pass-bill-one-