ROAR rally asks Americans to get involved

...We've stood up, we've conquered them and we've moved on to growth and prosperity," Morris, the chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Communications Co., the parent company of The Augusta Chronicle, said in opening remarks...

Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

WASHINGTON - Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds - $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief - offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners.

Owens Corning reports Q2 profit of $21 million

...recorded net sales of $1.36 billion in the second quarter, up slightly from $1.35 billion in 2013.Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman said the insulation and composities business units met expectations for the first half...

Deere 2Q profit falls, sales outlook cut

...well-positioned to deliver solid financial results throughout the business cycle," said Samuel R. Allen, chairman and chief executive officer. "We're confident our extensive investments in new products and markets, coupled with a tight...

Quality journalism is an indispensable element of a free society

...necessary journalism that a free nation needs.I couldn't be more delighted to be a part of it. (The writer is chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Communications Co.)

Starbucks moving closer to domestic production of VIA in south Augusta

...Augusta is an ideal location for our newest manufacturing facility," said Howard Schultz, Starbucks' chairman and chief executive.The new Augusta plant will be Starbucks' fifth manufacturing facility in the U.S. It will produce a range...

Augusta Futurity returns for 35th year

...I want to say 'thank you' to all of you who have supported this show for 35 years," said Morris, the chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Communications Co. and publisher of The Augusta Chronicle. "Many of you work in the trenches...

Caterpillar exec assails US taxes, rules

...and aging infrastructure like its seaports, according to the CEO of Caterpillar Inc.Doug Oberhelman, the chairman and chief executive officer of the machinery maker, told members of Georgia State University's World Affairs Council of Atlanta...

Augusta Futurity bringing the West back to town

...Australia, Canada and Venezuela."We've found a way to keep the Augusta Futurity going," said Morris, the chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Communications Co. and publisher of The Augusta Chronicle. "I'm delighted to report...

BlackBerry posts third-quarter loss of $4.4 billion

...billion loss in the third quarter and a 56 percent drop in revenue in its first quarterly report under new Chairman and Chief Executive John Chen.Despite the results, Chen said on a conference call with analysts that BlackBerry "has a really...