What Is It?

...big V-8 engines to pull all that weight around. Gas mileage was not an issue; gasoline prices were anywhere from 20 to 30 cents a gallon so no one cared these 'land yachts' got only 12 to 13 mpg. Great riding autos, though."MCBEAN: Robert Lamb...

RadioShack warns of possible bankruptcy

...4 million. Analysts surveyed by FactSet expected a loss of 66 cents per share on revenue of $735.9 million.Sales at stores open...stores recently opened or closed.RadioShack's shares rose 9 cents to $1.02 in trading Thursday.

Georgia Power price plan rattles solar companies

...solar projects. Right now, those projects compete in a lottery to sell their energy to Georgia Power at a fixed cost of 13 cents per kilowatt hour. That price is supposed to reflect how much it would cost the utility to produce an equivalent amount of...

Rants & Raves

...owners! When I thought that everything was in line to defeat the property tax increase, you had to come along and put your 2 cents in to make sure that the property taxes would be increased. You certainly are leaving a bad taste in our mouths as you depart...

US retail sales rise in August on auto sales

...the recession ended in 2009 and that's led many people to be more cautious about spending money. Average hourly pay rose 6 cents to $24.53 in August. That's only 2.1 percent higher than a year ago and barely ahead of the overall 2 percent inflation...

Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...percent for Family Dollar stock on the day before the Dollar Tree deal was announced in July.Family Dollar shares slipped four cents to $78.66 in Wednesday morning trading. The stock hit a record high of $80.97 earlier this month.

Georgia film studio delivers high drama, few results a year after breaking ground on $90 million complex

...Medient's stock has plummeted from a high of 62 cents a share last September to a fraction of a penny - .04 cents when markets closed Friday.Joe Maner...any more money on it."I don't own a cent," Maner said. "If they want me to have...

Local nonprofit making a difference for homeless families

...found work soon afterward."We went through the process of learning how to budget our money," she said. "We saved every cent that we made while we were in the program, except for tithes. Family Promise donated a vehicle to us, so we had a mode of...

Millage increase was a sweet decision for Augusta Commission

...out," Sherman said."I don't see $4,000 at 35 cents a stamp," said Guilfoyle, until someone corrected him and he said, "45 cents.""We're not just talking about 45-cent stamps," said the planning department's licensing manager...

You remembered: The Miller Theater

...spend and tell us the time and place they would pick us up.We would go to the Miller Theater for 10 cents, get a huge bag of popcorn for 5 cents and then go to the S.H. Kress Five & Dime store and buy a yo-yo or something else for a nickel...