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Georgia film studio delivers high drama, few results a year after breaking ground on $90 million complex

...asking for a fresh start. Last week, Medient announced plans to change its name to Moon River Studios. It's working with economic development officials to renegotiate the terms of its incentives package.The deal promised 1,000 jobs in five years in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-01/georgia-film-studio-delivers-
Jason Carter's plan to fund education may not be as fruitful as he hopes, experts say

...for education improvement seems to have led to the delinquent-tax collection idea, which seems not a very viable substitute for the amount of new money that might be expected from strong economic growth or a dedicated tax," he added.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-02/jason-carters-plan-fund-
Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

...budget boss, however. Each of the eurozone's 18 member governments decides its own spending. Germany, Europe's biggest economic and political power, and Chancellor Angela Merkel are sticking with the emphasis on austerity. Countries with extremely high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/austerity-debate-flares-eu
Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...30, 2014 Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 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
September events expected to generate $9 million in tourist spending

...this week with the Georgia Department of Economic Devel op ment tourism conference at the...four-day conference for 400 tourism economic development professionals."Augusta...conference that recognizes what a driving economic force tourism is, and having it here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-01/september-e
Be a Labor Day job creator

Since 1894, Labor Day has been designated as a federal holiday in America to honor the economic and social contributions of the country's workers.For nearly that long, since 1902, Goodwill Industries has been doing its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-01/be-labor-day-job-creator
Company plans entertainment resort near Ga. coast

...vote allows investors to get some of the financing necessary to purchase the land.Randy Cardoza, former commissioner of Economic Development for the state of Georgia and chairman of Kingsland's Georgia Gateway Community Improvement District, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-31/company-plans-entertainment-r
Day planner

THIS WEEKTHURSDAY: Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce Member Economic Luncheon, speaker is Carol Johnson, CEO of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; 11:30 a.m.; Augusta Marriott at the Convention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-30/day-planner
Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's outlook says state growth will continue in 2014

...rest of the year despite potential international problems, according to a university economic forecast released Wednesday.Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center's quarterly outlook points to an addition of 74,100 jobs during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/georgia-state-universitys-