United Way poised to reach campaign goal, with your help

...families, but it has the same human needs as any other community. Although we fared better than many communities during the economic downturn, United Way has experienced a gradual decline in campaign donations. The need for health and human services, however...

Will Mayor Hardie Davis continue open-door policy?

...Richard Roundtree; Tax Com mis sioner Steven Kendrick; Augusta Economic Develop ment Authority Executive Director Walter Sprouse and...to establish the groundwork for an Augusta Rich mond County Economic Sum mit." That's how takeovers start.And of course they'd...

Remove unjust barriers

...on our minds, one is reminded of how the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. articulated the deep connections between racial and economic justice. But year after year, we see more injustice, police brutality and death, with little or no accountability.He...

Haley insists SC can afford to cut income taxes

...spend it, or we can give it back to the taxpayers."State economic advisers predict her plan to cut the top income tax bracket...the "base student cost" for K-12 education, according to economic advisers.The income-tax proposal is part of Haley's stipulation...

McDonald's to make changes in response to decreased earnings

...remain weak through the first half of this year while it deals with the fallout from a food-safety scandal in China, global economic uncertainty and shifting tastes among diners.While it works to rev sales back up, it's cutting major investments. McDonald's...

GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

...having trouble showing growth while it reduces its enormous banking division, and because investors have been worried about economic conditions around the world.GE shares are down 10 percent over the past two months while the broader market has remained...

Haley's gas tax offer would cost state millions in revenue

...income-tax piece of Haley's three-pronged plan would be taken up by a separate committee ? if at all. According to state economic advisers, it would reduce revenue by $1.8 billion yearly once fully phased in, saving tax filers an average of nearly...

Europe unleashes aggressive stimulus to boost eurozone

...bond-market borrowing costs down much more. Banks <0x2014> the main source of credit for eurozone companies - will get more cash. But any economic pickup depends on whether businesses decide to further borrow and expand.

Macau ranks No. 1 in economic performance among world cities

...China, dominated the top of the annual economic rankings of 300 cities worldwide by the...cities by growth in employment and in economic output per person. Some highlights...within what are considered monolithic economic blocs." Latin American cities, for...

Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Dec. 8, 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...