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Heat boosts business for Augusta air-conditioning contractors

...Air Conditioning has been inundated with "hundreds or over a thousand" service-related calls each week, said company president Rick Busby."It's crazy," he said. "I've seen summers like it over the amount of time that we've been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-24/heat-boosts
Large Kroger near Grovetown on track for groundbreaking next month

...We have several tenants interested in the in-line shop space and restaurants interested in the out-parcels," company President Mark Senn said in an e-mail. "Most of the restaurants are fast casual-type restaurants. Until we have them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-15/large-kroge
Scuttlebiz: New movie theater will have latest in seating

...this new theater. There will be 1,500 seats in the movieplex, all with motorized foot rests.Stembler and his company president, Bo Chambliss, spent the better part of a day in a factory near Detroit where they make the chairs."We were in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/scuttlebiz-new-movie-theat
Tourists flocking to Cuba 'before the Americans come'

...York, is adding excursions as its monthly bookings explode compared with early 2014."It's a huge surge," company president Tom Popper said. "Word's gotten out and people are communicating that they want to go before Cuba changes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-23/tourists-flocking-cuba-ame
Georgia Bank & Trust owner reports $4.2 million quarterly profit

...growth in loans and securities, and we experienced an 18 percent increase in mortgage origination volume," said company President and Chief Operating Officer Ron Thigpen. "Credit costs decreased further as asset quality continued to improve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/georgia-bank-trust-owner-r
Martin Kaymer had a shoulder issue before British Open

...watchmaker extended its deal for eight more years.Omega announced Tuesday a contract extension through 2022 that company president Stephen Urquhart described as a significant investment. PGA chief executive Pete Bevacqua said it is the longest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-05/martin-kaymer-had-shoulder-i
Obama wants more regulation of Internet providers

...online services like Netflix or YouTube to move their content faster, and should be regulated more like phone companies, President Barack Obama said Monday in an announcement that was swiftly rejected by industry.The Federal Communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-10/obama-wants-more-regulat
Movie theater still coming to Village at Riverwatch

...14-auditorium theater complex to include a full-service restaurant and in-theater dining in several rooms.Company President Bo Chambliss said civil plans for the multimillion-dollar complex were submitted about a month ago. Once those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-17/movie-theat
US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

...new entity overseas. But the U.S. company often maintains both its corporate headquarters and control of the company.President Obama has proposed raising the threshold for inversions on foreign entity ownership to 50 percent, with the goal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-14/us-companies-look-more-ove
Georgia Bank & Trust owner reports $3.8 million profit

...grew, as we saw both core loan growth and solid deposit growth. Overall, we continue to perform well," said company President and Chief Operating Officer Ron Thigpen. "Our net interest margin remains compressed in a historically low interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-25/georgia-bank-trust-owner-r