Scuttlebiz: Georgia's banks see profits rise in third quarter

...announced until October for most of these banks, and some might wait until November to release tallies.Augusta's local bank, Georgia Bank & Trust, had big earnings in the spring quarter, $5.7 million. I don't remember such a high profit...

Former Olympic basketball player Robert "Jack" Robinson dedicates the basketball floor at First Baptist Church

...down. With help from the Augusta Rotary Club, Robinson received a new medal, one he keeps in a safe deposit box at a local bank."It meant the climax of my career," Robinson said about his gold medal. "It brings back many memories."And...

Scuttlebiz: FDIC keeps track of local bank deposits

Area banks have $7.9 billion in deposits

The Value of Doing a Monthly Financial Review ? and Six Easy Steps for Doing So

...IRA and contribute automatically to that. You might even do something as simple as starting an emergency fund at your local bank as long as you can set up an automatic transfer from your checking to your savings. Of course, that also means that your...

JB Whites Building condos about half sold

...project viable: finish all 51 units, obtain secured parking and offer good financing, which is provided now by two local banks."... I would have hoped that we would have sold all of them the day we opened, but realistically, we're doing...

Man threatens to use knife at Tobacco Road bank

...County Sheriff's Office questioned a 56-year-old man Tuesday after he was accused of making terroristic threats at a local bank.Robert Thurmond Horne, of Hephzibah, was transported to 400 Walton Way after three employees at Wells Fargo Bank...

Georgia races

...2012CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: Repeal the Affordable Care Act; eliminate unnecessary regulations burdening farmers; and allow local banks and small businesses to say what practices are best for them through a system of peer reviews. NAME: John Barrow...

Republican Rick Allen targets overregulation in congressional campaign

...commonly known as "Obamacare;" eliminate unnecessary environmental and safety regulations burdening farmers; and allow local banks and small businesses to say what practices are best for them through a system of peer reviews."We have to stop what...

Augusta woman scammed out of money

...contacted the man at a number he had provided. After sharing the card information with him, Murray was told to go to a local Bank of America location to deposit the money. When she checked the balance on the card, however, she saw that the money...

First Bank in Augusta part of Atlanta Bank merger deal

ATLANTA -- One of Augusta's largest local banks announced this morning it has agreed to be acquired by a bigger, Atlanta bank.The holding company of First Bank of Georgia is...