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Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...C. Jones | Wednesday, March 18, 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 other...

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
Yellen says bank regulators making progress in reforms

...conference sponsored by the Institute for New Economic Thinking.Lagarde told the group that...promotes job creation, innovation and economic growth but that problems arise when the...the most severe financial crisis and economic downturn since the Great Depression...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-06/yellen-says-bank-regulator
Allen: Checking base's infrastructure needs

...remains a crucial investment for the region, given that it serves all branches of the armed forces and generates $2 billion in economic impact for the district."As a lifelong citizen of the Augusta area, I have long been aware of the size and scope of this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-05/allen-checking-bases-inf
Revenue approach wrong

The Aiken City Council is promoting incorrect economic laws, such as: Increasing taxes on business increases business...businesses to locate in South Carolina. The best way to improve economic growth is to use that incentive money to reduce all business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-03/revenue-approach-wrong
S.C. Supreme Court to hear Project Jackson case on Tuesday

...the Project Jackson development to spur economic growth. Public dollars have been even...affiliates such as the GreenJackets yield no economic impact.The GreenJackets' move to North...bracing for Project Jackson to drive economic growth."It brings investment and development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-03/sc-supreme-court-hear-project
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...either and was looking to the St. Marys River Management Committee, a 16-member group he said balances river protection with economic development, to evaluate the project. "We will wait to see what their eyes and ears tell us," Crace said. Meanwhile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
A constitutional can of worms

...demands acceptance of their "right to love." Those who don't accept face threats, public intimidation, legal sanctions and economic boycotts.Remember Elane Photography? That was the small business the New Mexico Human Rights Commission fined $6,600...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-04/constitutional-can-wo
Report shows Georgia tourism industry grew to record level

...effect."The report by the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics was distributed by the Georgia Department of Economic Development's Tourism Division to kick off National Travel and Tourism Week. It shows money spent on food, lodging, attractions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-04/report-shows-georgia-touri
Augusta commissioners try hands at economic development

...commissioners is trying its hand at increasing economic development and tourism in Augusta.Formed by an April 14 committee vote, the "economic development subcommittee" will look...identifying areas in Augusta that are prime for economic development and discuss ways that we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-30/augusta-commissioners-tr