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...

Speak out on ZIP code

...Surveys cost money and are very labor-intensive. Instead of a formal survey, I am asking residents of Martinez to invest a few cents in a postcard sent to the postmaster in Augusta and stating, "I would like a separation of the Martinez and west Augusta ZIP...

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...

S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time

...by Meritage Homes with a decline of 40 cents, or about 1 percent, to $41.26.STIMULUS...rose the most in the index, adding 99 cents, or about 3 percent, to $34.45. Intuit...S. crude for October delivery fell 31 cents to $93.65 a barrel in New York.

Georgia, South Carolina authorities to target impaired drivers during Labor Day weekend

...gallon, South Carolina has the cheapest prices at the pump in the country. It also has the lowest gas tax in the nation ? 16 cents a gallon ? which has remained the same for nearly three decades. Georgia's average is $3.32.Barring a major development...

Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

...hitting $101.09 Wednesday afternoon, shares closed up 4 cents at $100.57. That gave Apple a market value of $602 billion...billion additional shares. Apple's stock has risen 34 per cent since the split was announced in April.The rally is a vindication...

Sales and use tax on ballot would benefit Aiken County schools greatly

...The district's role in the referendum process is to provide accurate and timely information about the capital improvement 1-cent sales and use tax, and the effect it may have on the district, as well as the taxpayers. Under Code Section 8-13-1346...

The Way We Were: Older Memories

...their fried shrimp plate for 75 cents! It included shrimp, cole...had dessert because this 75-cent meal was a real splurge on our...remove ... even got a couple of cents for returning the bottle. As...filling up my gas tank for 15 cents a gallon (Bring back the...

Target cuts annual profit outlook as breach fallout lingers

...Target said it earned $234 million, or 37 cents per share, in the quarter ended Aug...with earnings of $611 million, or 95 cents per share, a year earlier.Revenue rose...the data breach, the company earned 78 cents per share. Analysts expected 79 cents...

Let Export-Import Bank expire

...involved in those small-business transactions.What the bank's cheerleaders fail to mention is that, on a volume basis, 65 cents out of every $1 in long-term financing involves aircraft sales for a single corporation ? Boeing, a Fortune 100 company...