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Grocer-anchored center planned in Martinez

...grocery store and 12,800 square feet in additional retail space at 300 S. Belair Road in Columbia County. A fast-food restaurant and fuel station also are targeted uses for the 15-acre commercial development, according to the property's zoning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-27/grocer-anch
Organizations aim to train immigrant entrepreneurs

...Mexican state of Oaxaca more than two decades ago, Paula Asuncion worked on farms and in minimum wage jobs at fast-food restaurants ? a widow struggling to feed six children, sharing cramped apartments with other families.Her prospects changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-13/organizations-aim-train-im
Georgia would feel minimum wage hike, study says

...professor of applied economics at the University of Georgia, jobs will be lost and prices will rise. At a fast-food restaurant where nearly one-third of its costs go to personnel, the proposed 20 percent boost in the minimum wage translates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-25/georgia-would-feel-minimum
Burger King robbery suspects still at large

Police were still looking Thursday night for two robbers who held up a local fast food restaurant at gunpoint late Wednesday.At 11:51 p.m. Wednesday night, authorities were called to investigate a robbery at Burger King...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-22/burger-king-robbery-su
Heisman winner Jameis Winston charged with shoplifting

...apartment complex after having what was described as a "BB gun fight." Also, Winston was asked to leave a fast-food restaurant after filling a cup with soda at the fountain area, despite not paying for the drink. The restaurant declined to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-01/heisman-winner-charged-sh
Navigators brace for final health care enrollments

...and actually do something about it," he said.Fulcher has taken that problem head-on by going out to fast-food restaurants and other places where younger adults who likely lack insurance might be working."I just think going where young...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-23/navigators-brace-final-enrol
Augusta workers see benefits of minimum wage increase

...backpack.Every day from 4 to 9 p.m., except Wednesday and Thursday, Torres works the register at the fast-food restaurant on Walton Way and Gordon Highway. Sometimes she makes sandwiches. Her sidework includes cleaning and making drinks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-15/augusta-workers-see-benefi
Rants & Raves

...that unemployment did not go through. It is your fault because you are too sorry to go out and get a job. Fast-food restaurants are hiring. May not be the job you want, but it's money coming in. RANT FOR MARION Williams. Please focus your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-17/rants-raves
Restaurant employee shot during armed robbery

An employee at an Augusta fast food restaurant was hospitalized Sunday after he was shot in the leg during an armed robbery, police say.About 8:20 p.m., two unknown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-09/restaurant-employee-sh
'Burger King baby' finds birth mom

A woman who, as a newborn, was abandoned in the bathroom of a Pennsylvania fast-food restaurant said she has found her birth mother just three weeks after launching a search that garnered worldwide attention, and as her mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-26/burger-king-baby-finds-birth