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...Ar my Corps of Engineers adapts to a leaner fiscal 2012 budget year. Not looking to turn down free help, the chairman of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame is trying to accommodate a volunteer group that wants to take on the overgrown botanical gardens...

Georgia Power price plan rattles solar companies

ATLANTA - A plan by Georgia Power to change the way it pays for solar electricity from small- and medium-sized projects is worrying developers just a year after they pushed the monopoly to use more renewable energy.

Perdue embraces role as political outsider

ATLANTA -- Tapping into widespread disapproval of Congress, David Perdue campaigns as a candidate from the outside with fresh ideas and perspective.

Bank merger would combine Augusta's First Bank of Georgia with Atlanta financial corporation

A proposed merger was announced that would combine First Bank of Georgia, one of Augusta's largest locally owned banks, with Atlanta-based State Bank Financial Corp.

Augusta banker named state banking chairman

Remer Brinson, president of First Bank of Georgia, is the new chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association.

Biz bits

DETROIT - An old e-mail from a General Motors employee warning of a "serious safety problem" could help trigger another government fine against the automaker.

Biz Bits

STACY TALLENTAward/honor: Elected chairman of the Georgia Credit Union League, the state trade association for Georgia credit unions.Details: He is president of Health Center Credit...

New compact a victory for Georgia and South Carolina boaters, members of legislative caucus

A new boating agreement is a victory for Georgia and South Carolina boaters and members of the Savannah River Caucus.

GRU aims for great things

...advocacy and resources. Let's help make the vision for GRU come true.Wyck A. Knox Jr.Augusta (The writer is chairman of the Georgia Regents University Board of Visitors.)

Augusta Commission candidates

Here are candidates who have qualified to run for Augusta Commission.