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Census: Augusta young adults struggling to find jobs

...South Carolina.The report, released this month as part of the Census' Ameri can Community Sur vey, looks at more than 40 economic, housing and social topics to determine the well-being of today's millennial generation ? adults ages 18 to 34 ? compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-21/census-augusta-young-adults-s
Just horsing around: CSRA's roots in the equine industry run deep

...cutting horse event east of the Mississippi River, and will celebrate its 36th consecutive year in January 2015. It has been an economic engine for the area, pumping more than $300 million into the local economy and spawning a number of new businesses such as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-20/just-horsing-aro
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...Cain Johnson | Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 Hospitals Augusta's sizable medical community is among the region's largest economic growth sectors, including Georgia Regents Medical Center, Augusta's third-largest employer. The market's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals
Deke Copenhaver | The Augusta Chronicle

...election to a full term in November 2006 with 65 percent of the vote. In his 2006 campaign, Mr. Copenhaver focused heavily on economic development and creating more cohesiveness among commissioners. He said at the time that his victory showed he had broad-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/deke-copenhaver
Georgia's economic growth expected to outpace rest of country

...grow faster than the rest of the U.S., according to an economic forecast the University of Georgia released Friday.Georgia's...percent rate, according to forecasters at the Selig Center for Economic Growth. The Peach State will also add jobs faster: 2.3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/georgias-economic-growth-e
Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

...diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday...unilaterally end the longstanding U.S. economic embargo on Cuba, which was passed by...potentially goes a long way in providing the economic lift that the Castro regime needs to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/obama-us-re-establishing-rela
US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

...diplomat relations with Havana, and economic ties are expected to follow.Among those...access to a Cuban market cut off by an economic embargo are U.S. farmers, travel...Obama's announcement alone won't restart economic relations. Congress will have to act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-cuba-diplomatic-thaw-co
City to fund Valencia Way extension if 'major manufacturer' builds plant in Augusta

...plant on or before Sept. 1.Augusta Economic Devel op ment Authority Execu tive Director...and city funds designated in 2012 for economic development projects in south Augusta...maximizes land usage at the park. "Economic development is a lot of puzzle pieces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-18/city-fund-v
Fed promises 'patient' approach in determining when to raise interest rates

...Yellen said the strength of U.S. economic data and the level of inflation, not...it raises rates. At a time of global economic turmoil and collapsing oil prices, she...target rate of 2 percent. In an updated economic forecast Wednesday, the Fed lowered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/fed-promises-patient-appro
Unemployment rates fell in 41 US states last month

...Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in only three states: Connecticut, Louisiana, and Washington state.Solid economic growth since the spring has encouraged more employers to step up hiring. The U.S. has added nearly 2.7 million jobs this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/unemployment-rates-fell-41