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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 III, the president and CEO of Augusta-based First Bank of Georgia, has been named the 125th chairman of the Georgia Bankers Association."Remer brings a wealth of strong leadership qualities to his new role as GBA Chairman...

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.

Augusta Commission candidates

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

Letter: Judge plans on merits

...the pending proposals on their merits.David D. Bogorad, M.D., F.A.C.S.Augusta (The writer is chairman of the Georgia Regents Medical Associates Foundation.)