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Georgia led states in clean energy jobs during first quarter, according to report

Georgia's booming solar industry led to its rank as the No. 1 job creator in the clean energy industry during the first quarter of 2015, according...group's job tracking analysis. The solar industry was the top sector for job growth."Largely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/georgia-led-states-clean-e
Travel booms for holiday

...Independence Day will see the most travelers since the great recession, which will continue to stimulate the economy and the travel industry as a whole."AAA predicts 41.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more during this July 4 holiday, which runs through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-30/travel-booms-holiday
Ga. sues over EPA water rule

...protected under the Clean Water Act are more precisely defined, more predictably determined, and easier for businesses and industry to understand."Predictably, most farm and business groups side with Olens, and most environmental organizations agree...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-01/ga-suing-feds-over-epa-w
Aiken County recycling rate nearly three times better than Augusta's

...recycling data annually to the state.Recycling data also is collected from municipalities, businesses and the recycling industry and allocated to the counties where the material was generated, but these entities are not required to report."Because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-30/aiken-county-recycling-rate-n
Anticipation already building for American Pharoah's planned finale in October

...Ky."I'm sitting here, knocking wood," Breeders' Cup President Craig Fravel said Thursday. "A lot of us in the industry are enjoying the triumph right now. Our first thought is let's keep our fingers crossed, and that he's in good form coming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-26/anticipation-already-building-ame
NASCAR chairman Brian France calls Confederate flag offensive, wants it removed from NASCAR events

...there is no daylight how we feel about it and our sensitivity to others who feel the same way."We're working with the industry to see how far we can go to get that flag to be disassociated entirely from our events."This week, NASCAR said it backed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-27/nascar-chairman-brian-fran
Mayor opens Midnight Run Distillery in downtown Bartow

...putting it here, downtown, front and center, Main Street in our hometown," Morris said. "It's a very fast-growing industry."The product he is focusing on for now is a small-batch corn whiskey he says is 80 percent corn, 20 percent wheat.While...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/mayor-opens-midnight-run-d
Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

SAN FRANCISCO - The tech industry has been saying for years that smartphones would make traditional...progress being made."The progress follows years in which the industry has struggled to get digital wallets off the ground as major players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-06-25/need-reason-
New games, a few surprises take center stage at annual Electronic Entertainment Expo

...Here's a sampling of the news coming out of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, the annual gathering of the video game industry. NINTENDO: Link is set to return to the Nintendo 3DS before he arrives on the Wii U.Nintendo announced plans for a multiplayer-focused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-06-20/new-games-discussed-annual-e3
Graniteville Train Accident | The Augusta Chronicle

...the owners of Avondale Mills, which closed in 2006. Changes in the federal regulations that guide the country's railroad industry might decrease the risk of having another accident similar to the one that shook Graniteville awake early on Jan. 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/graniteville-train-accident