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Quad/Graphics plans to close Evans plant this year, costing 250 jobs

...executive director of the Columbia County Development Authority, said he was saddened by the news but not completely taken off guard because of the state of the printing industry.On Tuesday, the commercial printer reported a $772 million operating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-04/quadgraphics-plans-close-e
Honoring deceased loved ones on your wedding day can be heartwarming

...recommends talking with each other and with family members to see what everyone is comfortable with, so nobody is caught off guard.There are many ways to remember a loved one, from traditional to creative and personal. For a traditional approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-10-22/honoring-deceased-loved-ones-your-w
Georgia Tech has fallen on hard times after a fast start

...team. And the special teams are certainly doing nothing to carry the team." Georgia Tech's slump has caught others off guard."I honestly don't know why they're struggling," Clemson safety Jayron Kearse said. "I mean, Georgia Tech's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-10-06/georgia-tech-has-fallen-h
North Augusta rallies to knock off Aiken

...that was the ballgame."North Augusta put the game away in the fourth quarter. When Aiken tried to catch North Augusta off guard with a fake punt on fourth-and-6 from its own 34, Tremon Pollard was stuffed for just a gain of 2. And three plays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-09-19/north-august
UPS will hire up to 95,000 holiday season workers

...95,000 people for the 2014 holiday season. That was far more than it had hired the year before, when it was caught off-guard by an increase in last-minute online shopping as retailers enticed consumers with free shipping for their gifts. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-15/ups-will-hire-95000-holida
Georgia death row inmate says juror's use of racial slur should lead to new sentencing hearing

...service, he made the statements reflected in the affidavit," Bennett said. "They caught the investigator completely off guard because she had no reason to believe prior to that time that this was the case."Buffington further surprised the investigator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-09/georgia-death-row-inmate-says-juror
Georgia Tech receiver Michael Summers leaves team

...quit the team after starting much of the past three seasons, coach Paul Johnson announced Monday.The coach was caught off guard by Summers' decision. Asked if the player gave him a reason, Johnson would only say, "He didn't want to play anymore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-09/georgia-tech-receiver-mic
Quick pitch is hot World Series topic

...Series.The Royals and Mets are talking about it, a day after New York closer Jeurys Familia tried to catch Alex Gordon off-guard. Instead, Gordon hit a tying home run in the ninth inning.Familia occasionally tries to get the jump on opposing hitters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-28/quick-pitch-hot-world-se
FedEx predicts 12 percent increase in holiday shipments

...percent over late 2014.Planning for holiday demand can be treacherous for the delivery giants. After being caught off-guard by a late surge in shipping during 2013, they greatly increased their seasonal work forces last year. The heavy spending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-26/fedex-predicts-12-percent-
US stock surge snaps 6-day losing streak on Wall Street

...Chicago. "Markets have been steadily advancing for several years, and that breeds some complacency. This caught people off guard."Any sign the market has bottomed out could encourage investors to get back in."There's a lot of cash on the sidelines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/us-stocks-surge-snapping-6