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Richmond County school board looks at job programs

...this "middle-skill level" category, with only 40 percent having been filled. Tied to a growing demand for construction workers as building accelerates, skilled trade jobs seem primed for added growth over the next few years.Board member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/richmond-county-school-boa
US job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring

...have the right skills for the jobs that are available. This view assumes that there are millions of unemployed construction workers or factory employees, for example, who aren't able to find work in growing sectors such as health care. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/us-job-openings-jump-14-ye
Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...housing crisis, building activity was busier in Augusta than in larger surrounding cities, and as a result, construction workers in those cities came to Augusta looking for work, said local developer Joe Todd.With the industry rebounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-07/worker-shor
Jordan Spieth leads in Australia

...impediments to the course's construction could harm the Olympics, Rio, and the city" international reputation.Construction workers have been working on the course and putting down grass for months, hoping to have the work finished as the South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-27/jordan-spieth-leads-australi
Columbia County cold case dates back to 1978

...was 1982 before police discovered the possible murder weapon along with a military duffel bag and ammunition. Construction workers found the rusted gun in a canister, along with two knives and a camera, buried two feet below ground in hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-31/columbia-county-cold-c
Martinez road reopens after gas leak

...officials urged motorists to avoid Old Petersburg Road near McCormick Road until the scene cleared up. According to a statement from Columbia County emergency management, there were no evacuations. The line was hit by construction workers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/columbia-county-gas-leak-old
1964 media missed vice presidential candidate Bill Miller's message

...would open, revealing the panoramic view of Augusta and North Augusta.I remember talking to the engineers, the construction workers, even the interior decorator people.Being up there at sunset and into the evening to see all the lights was beautiful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-05/1964-media-missed-vice-presid
Augusta Regional Collaboration Project hits snag over restroom renovation

...although a city finance official said the funds weren't paid until earlier this summer, after ARC has had construction workers and volunteers performing work on the building.ARC Executive Director Matt Kwatinetz could not be reached for comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-27/augusta-regional-collabo
Cynthia Taylor: Remember that work is holy

...in our work as teachers, lawyers, volunteers, doctors, parents, secretaries, students, business owners, construction workers and every other vocation God has given us."Today we affirm before God and one another that our work and our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-29/cynthia-taylor-remember-
MOX facility contractor requests construction extension for work at Savannah River Site

...extension include a shortage of qualified vendors that led to delayed delivery of components; shortage of qualified construction workers; and the two-year difference between issuance of the construction permit and actual start of construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/mox-facility-contractor-requ