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Holiday will see cheap gas, lots of cops

Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers and protect the 1.2 million motorists in the two states who plan to travel in what AAA projects will be one of the busiest Labor Days in recent memory.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-27/holiday-will-see-cheap-gas-l
Georgia economic development leader speaks to Augusta chamber members

Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr spoke Thursdsay during the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce quarterly economic luncheon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-12/georgia-eco
International travelers, movie fans offer big gains in Georgia's tourism economy

THOMSON - When the Georgia Department of Economic Development spends $1 on marketing to international travelers, it is the biggest bang for that buck.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-07/international-travelers-mo
Red Carpet Tour brings industrial site consultants to Augusta

The Red Carpet Tour, now in its 55th year, switches to site consultants, not business owners, to tout Augusta and state.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-10/red-carpet-tour-brings-ind
Georgia taxpayers billed $12,000 for Gov. Nathan Deal's press flight to Augusta

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spent more than $12,000 in taxpayer funds to fly members of the media with him to Augusta to survey ice damage.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-25/georgia-taxpayers-billed
South Carolina, Georgia troopers boost traffic enforcement

If you're traveling through South Carolina or Georgia this Thanksgiving weekend, expect to see the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Georgia State Patrol out in full force.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-29/south-carolina-georgia
Oversight weak on expense payments to Georgia lawmakers

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers face little scrutiny and few standards when they claim upward of $1 million annually in expense pay under a system that relies heavily on their honesty.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-06/oversight-weak-expense-paymen
Biofuel facility planned for Sandersville, Ga.

A $60 million wood pellet manufacturing plant is expected to create 35 jobs in Sandersville, Ga.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-18/biofuel-facility-planned-s
Tight budgets challenge Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice

Finding good help will be one of the biggest challenges the new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice, Avery Niles, will face with a tight budget, according to his predecessor.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-12-08/tight-budgets-challeng
Sandersville YDC business manager arrested

Baldwin County sheriff's deputies have arrested the administrative operations coordinator of the Sandersville regional youth development center in connection with the theft of state funds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-03-26/sandersville-ydc-busin