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'Go Downtown' event seeks to bring GRU students, employees to businesses

...college community downtown has received mixed reviews from merchants.The "Go Downtown" campaign is jointly sponsored by Georgia...welcoming for the college community and will create business for merchants."It's an effort to bring more students and employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-18/go-downtown
Perhaps it's too late for us

...fantasy to think that we could arm Syrian rebels (farmers, merchants and doctors) with small arms to be successful against a superior...that he wasn't around in 1775 to tell that to the farmers, merchants and doctors of the 13 colonies of the new American Revolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-18/perhaps-its-too-late-us
Private school Heritage Academy completes renovations

...has been the home of educational centers such as Heritage for almost a century. Built on land given to the city by leather merchant John Houghton in 1851, the school remained a fixture in Augusta's Olde Town neighborhood. It was the site of one of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-17/private-school-heritage-a
Barrow to hold annual military academy day

...congressional nomination is required for students wishing to enter one of the service academies for the Army, Navy, Air Force and merchant marines. Students submit applications to Barrow's office and are evaluated by his Academy Nomination Advisory Com mittee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/barrow-hold-annual-military-
56 downtown Augusta businesses launch marketing campaign to lure patrons, curb reputation for crime

...challenge would be finding a way to measure the campaign's success through sales."I think it is wonderful that downtown merchants are supporting each other to promote their district," Woodard said. "It's great to see that type of collaboration being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/downtown-augusta-businesses-
Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

...must also make a case to retailers that it's worth it for them to invest in new point-of-sale systems.Many U.S. merchants still aren't sold on the idea. About 220,000 stores are set up to accept Apple Pay. That's only 5.5 percent of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-13/will-apples-digital-wallet
Raymond Lamb

...Consolidated School in 1957. He had lived in North Augusta and Augusta for the past 52 years where he retired from United Merchant, Bath Mill Division with 28 years of service and Walton Rehabilitation Hospital with 18 years of service. Raymond was also...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172415103
Apple unveils watch, larger iPhone

...the scenes and add it to your phone's Passbook account so you can make payments at a retailer. Apple announced several merchants that will accept this system, including Macy's, Whole Foods, Walgreens and Disney stores - and of course, Apple stores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-09/apple-unveils-watch-larger
Shark sightings feed tourism

CHATHAM, Mass. - Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet.The sharks being spotted in growing numbers are stirring curiosity and a buying frenzy for shark-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-09/shark-sightings-feed-tourism
Startups offer banking for smartphone users

...banks who are more concerned with customers who have more money in their accounts.The two companies make money from fees merchants pay every time customers swipe their debit card. The accounts are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/startups-offer-banking-sma