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New library planned for Harlem

Harlem and Columbia County officials hope the proposed Harlem Library will foster economic growth in the city's downtown area."It's going to be a catalyst for redevelopment," said Will Butler, Harlem's community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-13/new-library-planned-harl
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...Cain Johnson | Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 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
China needs 6.5 percent economic growth to prosper

...Jinping said Tuesday that China needs at least 6.5 percent economic growth in coming years to become "moderately prosperous...target, which has been 7 percent since 2011. Last year's economic growth was 7.4 percent and this year it is expected at just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-04/china-needs-65-percent-eco
Trade slowdown points to world recession risk, watchdog says

...warned Monday.The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says trade...with global recession."In its world economic outlook issued Monday, the Paris-based...each time has coincided with a world economic downturn, said Angel Gurria, the OECD's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/trade-slowdown-points-worl
Elanco named Augusta's Industry of the Year

...million expansion was named the Augusta Economic Development Authority's Industry of...based on four criteria that included economic impact, civic involvement and environmental...evaluated by the Atlanta-based Southern Economic Development Council, which recruited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-11/elanco-named-augustas-indu
No empty nest: Young women live with Mom & Dad like it's 1940

...more likely to be college-educated. Economic forces such as increasing student debt, higher living costs and economic uncertainty, are also playing a role...rates than young women, and similar economic and cultural forces are keeping an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-12/no-empty-nest-young-women-
On the Move

...newspaper journalism experience, most recently as an editorial writer for The ChronicleResponsibilities: Covering business and economic news in the Augusta metro areaCARRA PURVISJob title: Director of DevelopmentEmployer: Symphony Orchestra AugustaWork experience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-13/move
Gain in consumer prices could keep a Fed rate increase on track

...as it weighed the potential expense to economic growth. Americans have been shielded...2 percent from a year ago.Global economic pressures are also dampening inflation...businesses.Simultaneously, a slowdown in economic growth in China, Brazil and Japan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-17/gain-consumer-prices-could
Kirby: Suggestions needed for local food guide

...meals you tell your family, friends and people who visit about, according to a news release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development.To nominate a favorite dish and the restaurant where it can be found, go to www.exploregeorgia.org/100-plates-nomination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2015-11-10/kirby-suggestions-needed