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On The Move

...Education: Juris Doctor, University of Georgia STEVE TIMMERMANJob title: Massage therapistEmployer: Herbal Solutions & SpaWork experience: He has 25 years' experience in massage therapy. TINA HARGISJob title: Leasing agentEmployer: Century 21...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-14/move
Prostitution arrests thwart license request to open Wheeler Road massage parlor

...operator's license this week for a therapeutic massage parlor because of his wife's prostitution...application he submitted in July to open "AA Massage" on Wheeler Road.Voulgaris was nearly...city's ordinance regulating therapeutic massage operator's licenses.He added the committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-11/prostitutio
4 sentenced in Ga. massage case

...Ga - The owner and several employees of a middle Georgia massage parlor have been sentenced on prostitution, conspiracy and...Telegraph of Macon" reports the former owner of Soft Hands Massage and Spa, 51-year-old Hyeon Chae, has been sentenced to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-15/4-sentenced-ga-massage-case
South Carolina man missing $1,200 after massage

...woman he met on the Internet stole $1,200 from him while giving him a massage.The 53-year-old man told police he met a woman named Katie at the...store to buy a drink.The man said he had already paid her $350 for the massage.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-22/south-carolina-man-mis
Massage can ease physical pain, squelch stress

Massage had always been a dirty word for DeeDee...Martinez. "I had always thought of a massage parlor as sort of a nasty place," she...administrative job at the Augusta School of Massage and received her first massage. "Once...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/28/liv_429744.shtml
Life & style
Massage therapy or prostitution? Lawmakers want to know

...ATLANTA -- Ever wondered what goes on in massage parlors that stay open all night? Lawmakers...would overhaul the state's rules governing massage therapy, setting up a state board to license massage therapists and inspect their workplaces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/17/met_375933.shtml
Metro
Massage mania

...way behind you. Today the world of massage has evolved from just kneading and stroking...and $6 billion annually on visits to massage therapists - about 27 percent of the...in 1997. They also say consumers visit massage therapists 114 million times each year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/15/ent_306736.shtml
Things to Do
Massage therapist is careful not to rub folks the wrong way

...room, mingling with the vanilla aroma of massage cream as Bernadette Kaplan presses a button...skillful fingers are trained to knead and massage the stress out of your body as the music...should nix any improper thoughts about this massage therapist. "I had one man who had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/17/ent_222613.shtml
Things to Do
Now at a mall near you: Massage

...deeply. Relax. Now ponder the meaning of massage. Think beaded curtains and New Age mantras...supplies, exercise and oil changes, massage therapy has gone mass market - perhaps...some estimates). John Leonesio started Massage Envy four years ago in a Scottsdale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/13/liv_99933.shtml
Life & style
More Than Skin Deep: Why therapeutic massage works

...anything more personal than having a massage. Having you hair done or going to...reap the benefits of this service.Massage parlors have been the butt of jokes for years, but today's therapeutic massage isn't regarded as just something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2012-09-13/more-skin-deep-why-therapeutic-mass