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Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...the site's aging reactors slowed and eventually stopped as they were mothballed. The business of bombs at SRS turned to the labor of cleanup during the 1990s, and the work force went from about 25,000 to about 13,000. Today's SRS advocates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Biz Bits

...JAMES ELLINGTONAward/honor: Named in Best Lawyers in America 2016, based on a peer-review survey, for First Amendment, labor and employment lawDetails: He is a lawyer at Hull, Barrett PC in Augusta. WILLIAM TUCKERAward/honor: Named in Best Lawyers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/biz-bits
Bubba Watson leads Barclays while Jordan Spieth exits

...still missed the cut for the third time this year. He has a week before he tees it up next week in the TPC Boston, which has a Labor Day finish. And he sounded frustrated when he said, "I'm definitely searching for answers."Some players have a month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-28/bubba-watson-leads-barclays-
Preseason injuries continue to mount

...play four exhibition matches ? five if you are chosen for the Hall of Fame game.Despite new rules resulting from the 2011 labor agreement that curtail the number and intensity of practices, key players such as Packers star receiver Jordy Nelson don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-24/preseason-injuries-continue-m
US consumer confidence shows sharp rebound in August

...consumers' assessment of current conditions was considerably more upbeat in August, primarily due to a more favorable view of the labor market.The cutoff for responses to this survey was Aug. 13, a week before the deep plunge in stocks that began last Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/us-consumer-confidence-sho
July unemployment rises slightly for Augusta metro area

...Augusta decreased by 500 mostly in local and state government, retail and transportation.Despite the losses in July, the Labor Department reported that the metro area has 6,500 more jobs than in July 2014.Five of the seven counties that make up the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/july-unemployment-rises-sl
US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in second quarter

...analysts say a September rate hike is probably off the table, at least for now."With the economy gaining strength... and labor markets marking further progress, the Fed should feel "compelled" to raise interest rates this year," said Sal Guatieri...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-economy-surged-37-perce
Fed official says September rate hike 'less compelling'

...year, Dudley reiterated the Fed's stance in recent policy statements: It needs to see further improvement in the U.S. labor market and be "reasonably confident" that inflation is moving toward its 2 percent target for annual price increases.Inflation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/fed-official-says-septembe
Forecast: Stock market rollercoaster won't dampen Augusta economy

...and construction's 220 in the first half of the year.The forecast is welcome news on a day when the Georgia Department of Labor announced that the July unemployment rate in metro Augusta rose from 6.8 percent to 7.1 percent in the previous month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/forecast-stock-market-roll
GreenJackets face uphill climb to playoffs in final weeks

...couple giveaways remain, including Friday when they'll hand out hats to the first 1,000 fans.The final home series over Labor Day weekend will include a Sept. 5 giveaway when they hand out lanyards. The final fireworks show will be held Sept. 4 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-25/greenjackets-face-uphill