Fourth local Cook Out restaurant planned for south Augusta

...Out has picked a site on Peach Or chard Road for its fourth metro Augusta restaurant.A site plan for the fast-food restaurant at 3012 Peach Orchard Road in south Augusta was approved Aug. 21, said Augusta zoning administrator Bob Austin...

Officer who fatally shot teen says he feared being run over; teen's family disputes account

...Police Lt. Mark Tiller then shot at the car in a fast food restaurant parking lot in Seneca because he feared he could still...officer arranged to buy drugs from the woman in the fast food restaurant parking lot, authorities said.Tiller had his blue...

Smoking is a toxic behavior affecting those around you

...that also will negatively affect the health of those around you. Think about it: What if we both went to a fast-food restaurant, and I ordered two double cheeseburgers and you ordered a salad? Your cholesterol and fat levels wouldn't be affected...

Homeless man says woman set him afire

...53-year-old Barbara A. Johnson. The report identifies Williams as being homeless. Johnson, a cashier at a fast-food restaurant, was charged with aggravated battery in the incident. She was being held without bond at the Houston County jail...

Church's Chicken on Peach Orchard Road robbed of safe

An Augusta fast-food restaurant was robbed early Monday.When employees arrived at Church's Chicken on Peach Orchard Road about 8 a.m., a safe that had...

Seattle restaurant succeeds with $15 minimum wage

...day from owners wondering how Ivar's policy is working. But the approach is unlikely to be replicated among fast food restaurants or others where servers make less in tips - even though New York City is making $15 an hour the minimum wage for...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene will kick off Southern Soul & Song series

...that have caught my eyes and ears lately on TV are the theme song for a cooking program and a commercial for a fast food restaurant.The PBS series A Chef's Life follows Vivian Howard and her husband, Ben Knight, in the operation of their Chef...

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

...to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations. The increase would be...challenge the move in court."Singling out fast-food restaurants while ignoring other industries that hire workers...

Fast-food restaurants embrace mobile technology

Consumers now have the opportunity to customize orders and bypass the counter line through self-service kiosks and mobile apps.

McDonald's: We swear those 'Minions' aren't swearing

...Happy Meal toy out of distribution, even though some customers say it sounds like it uses curse words.The fast-food restaurant introduced a Happy Meal on July 3 with toys inspired by the movie Minions.The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company...