Job auditions give new hope for some long-term unemployed

...didn't tell me to," he said.He sent off his resume, landed an interview and got the job three days later.Carie Jones, co-owner of Konedu Home Care, hired five employees from Platform last year and kept all permanently. Jones had worried...

Downtown group gathers for First Friday, other topics

...downtown art galleries, is planning a "block party" April 3 to officially kick off its First Friday efforts.Xavier Jones, co-chairman of Artists' Row, spoke Tuesday of making First Friday more family-centered and infusing more acting...

Stock index numbers are determined with divisor

...on the list. But the full name sticks for historical purposes.Dow Jones? Named after the two guys who created Dow Jones & Co., Charles Dow and Edward Jones. Dow was a Wall Street Journal editor and Jones was a statistician.The stock that's...

Augusta secruity firm sold to California company

...positions and his position. He will work with Universal Protection in a one-year transition phase.According to Steve Jones, co-CEO and COO of Universal Protection's parent company, Universal Services of America, the acquisition will allow...

USA Cycling National Championships Thursday results

...Women C319 kilometers1. Jamie Schanbaum (Austin, Tex.) 08:37.0Paracycling Women C219 kilometers1. Allison Jones (Colorado Spring, Colo./US Paralympics) 34:48.02. Barbara Buchan (Boise, Id./US Paralympic Team) 35:25...

Bobby Jones' green jacket up for auction

A green jacket that belonged to Bobby Jones, co-founder of the Masters Tournament and Augusta National Golf Club, will be up for auction in August.Heritage Auctions will...

'Wall Street Journal' publisher quits amid scandal

...controversy claimed its first victim in the United States as Les Hinton, the chief executive of the Murdoch-owned Dow Jones & Co. and publisher of The Wall Street Journal , announced he was resigning, effective immediately.Murdoch's British...

George Jones brings half century of songs to Bell

...together several of Pierce's classic hits including There Stands The Glass, Tupelo County Jail, Why Baby Why (which Jones co-wrote) and Wondering, Wondering.It was one of those magical nights with some incredible musical moments. I remember...

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Wednesday's prep basketball boxes

...North Augusta 7-3. Next: Silver Bluff vs. Ridge View, today at 4:30 p.m.WASHINGTON CO. 54, WESTSIDE MACON 34 Jones Co. Christmas TournamentWESTSIDE (34)--E. Stubbs 2, A. Roberson 3, T. Williams 4, A. Harper 6, B. Talton 6...

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New bank fears lead to plunge

...worst ever for an inauguration day; it has fallen on about three-quarters of inauguration days, according to Dow Jones & Co. REGIONAL BANK SHARES PLUNGE Birmingham, Ala.-based Regions Financial Corp. reported a fourth-quarter loss of...