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Harsh weather freezes US economy for a 2nd year, though the slowdown is likely temporary

...in the previous week. That jump was probably weather-related, given that low temperatures and snowstorms shut construction sites, closed schools and caused a wave of temporary layoffs.Last week's decline in applications confirmed that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/harsh-weather-freezes-us-e
Applications for US unemployment benefits fall sharply

...000 last month. Economists blamed most of that rise on harsh winter weather that closed schools and shut down construction sites, causing temporary layoffs.The economy has faltered a bit in recent months, growing much more slowly than the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-12/applications-us-unemployme
Pardon Our Mess: Fallen tree blocks fairway on North Augusta disc golf course

WHERE: The No. 6 fairway at the Riverview Park Disc Golf Course in North AugustaWHAT: A fallen tree near the construction site of a new raw water reservoir blocks the fairway and a path leading to the next hole.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: The North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-15/pardon-our-mess-fallen-tree-
Grovetown preparing for growth

...gets better, Neal said. The projects will take almost two years to complete, so drivers can expect to navigate construction sites instead of just congestion.However, the upgrades will help accommodate one of the city's most ambitious projects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-21/grovetown-preparing-growth
Historic Trinity CME church to be demolished in ground contamination project

...unsaturated soils, which were addressed in the 2000s. The project could take up to 18 months and will look like a construction site with excavators, dump trucks and cranes.Williams said he and members of the Trinity CME congregation are planning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-11/historic-trinity-cme-church-
Oligarchs are dumping their toxic assets on Russia a year after the Sochi Olympics

...The ski jump and nearby ski resort became a notorious example of Sochi's excesses in 2013 when Putin visited the construction site and dressed down officials for allowing tycoon Akhmed Bilalov to incur massive cost overruns: "Well done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-05/oligarchs-are-dumping-th
Inspection condemns four motels, part of another

...Dipakkumar Mistry, was cited for the business manager's failure to ensure cleanliness of the area, removal of construction site litter and junk vehicles.Across the street on Deans Bridge, Western Motel advertised on its sign as being "clean...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/inspection-condemns-fo
Heavy equipment taken from construction site

...located in the 4000 block of Washington Road, reported to deputies that a remote trench roller was removed from its construction site between Dec. 19 and Monday, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.On Monday, a Reliable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/heavy-equipment-taken-
Augusta-area high school students test trade skills in East Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge

The Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds smelled like sawdust and sounded like a construction site Thursday as high school students participated in the first East Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge.One group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/augusta-area-high-school-s
Year is over for Redskins' Orakpo

...will be finished on schedule in 2016, officials said Monday.Reporters and photographers were given a tour of the construction site, where officials said $184 million of $803 million of contract work has been finished and more than $1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-20/year-over-redskins-orakpo