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Dow, S&P 500 mark latest record highs; relief over better news from Japan and Germany

...into health care stocks. Pharmaceutical giant Actavis led all stocks in the S&P 500, vaulting 8.7 percent.The energy sector lagged the rest of the market as the price of oil resumed its slide.All told, the S&P 500 index added 10.48...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-18/dow-sp-500-mark-latest-rec
Dow plunges 334, its worst day of 2014

...Sinking crude price mean lower future profits for oil and gas companies, and investors responded accordingly. The energy sector of the S&P 500 fell nearly 4 percent, far more than the rest of the market. Exxon Mobil and Chevron, the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-09/dow-plunges-334-its-worst-
An Earnest request

...challenges in delivering public education.He recognizes the importance of the Augusta area's medical and nuclear-energy sectors, and has pledged to keep their roles strong in the CSRA's economic growth.Does that sound like someone you'd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/earnest-request
Michelle Nunn uses government shutdown to appeal to Augusta voters

...major economic nexus in Georgia," Smith said of the region, referring to growth in Augusta medical, defense and energy sectors. "We have to have a senator that understands the needs of the middle class and those less fortunate, not the middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-08-22/michelle-nunn-uses-government-s
More money? Seriously?

...relentlessly (as if government officials are so good at their own business they've got extra time to look into ours). Our energy sector is being squarely sat on. The border still isn't secure (and some 60,000 criminal aliens have been released onto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-08/more-money-seriously
Ga. debates permitting solar panel leasing

...state lawmakers want to open up the electricity market to other companies in hopes of spurring the growth of the solar energy sector and giving customers more choices.State Rep. Mike Dudgeon is proposing legislation that would help companies compete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-23/ga-debates-permitting-solar-p
Aiken Tech president honored for nuclear workforce development

...College and the Nuclear Workforce Initiative, and to be in the company of others who recognize the importance of the energy sector to the Carolinas," Winsor said. "We are all aware of the great need for highly skilled workers in our region...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-04/aiken-tech-president-honored-
Former chamber building to house economic development initiative

...Copenhaver said the ARC Project will aid the region's development by giving its technology, military, medical and energy sectors a combined presence.The resolution states that the building is currently a health hazard but that it will be renovated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-12-21/former-chamber-building-
Aiken Technical College receives $2 million grant

...The academic programs are intended to train a workforce for the growing manufacturing, nuclear and alternative energy sectors in the Augusta and Aiken metro areas.The current facilities for the academic programs were built in the early 1970s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-05-30/aiken-technical-college-r
Economy sheds 85,000 jobs amid slow recovery

...about the sustainability of the recovery. "It's clear why such an effort is so important. Building a robust clean energy sector is how we will create the jobs of the future, jobs that pay well and can't be outsourced," Mr. Obama said in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/09/bus_562498.shtml
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