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Tourism conference ends Friday with speech from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal

...speech Friday, several awards recognizing tourism professionals, organizations and initiatives were handed out. CVB President and CEO Barry White received the Larry Allen Tourism Leadership Award, which is presented to individuals demonstrating excellence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-05/tourism-con
Faith digest

...Wednesday at Golden Corral, 231 Bobby Jones Expressway. Smith is the pastor of the Cowboy Church in Thomson and the president and CEO of The Old Frontier, a Christian ranch and campground. The Full Gospel Fellowship meets every Wednesday. All meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-29/faith-digest
Agreement nears on moving buses

...city's bus depot on 15th Street, has long planned to create a new development there, including a grocery store, President and CEO James Osborne said."Wal-Mart is in the picture," he said. "Kroger is in the picture. It could be another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-26/agreement-nears-moving-buses
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' Carol Johnson speaks at Augusta chamber event

...Commerce's quarterly member economic luncheon Thursday."In sheer economic terms, we do matter," said Johnson, president and CEO of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the nuclear site's management and operating contractor. "We're second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-04/savannah-ri
Augusta's FOX-affiliate WFXG-54 blocked on DIRECTV

...frustrating for DIRECTV customers who rely on Raycom stations for information and entertainment," Raycom Media President and CEO Paul McTear said in a news release. "We share their frustration and are committed to doing everything we can to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-03/augustas-fo
Work begins on another Laney-Walker neighborhood revitalization project

...Georgia and Florida.Builders of Hope plans to break ground on 30 homes by the end of the year on Twiggs Street, said president and CEO Lew Schulman.The first three houses will begin in the next two weeks in partnership with the Laney-Walker Development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-27/work-begins-another-laney-wal
Augusta military conference returns to highlight technology at Fort Gordon

...interest and economic impact it generates, I don't think you can overemphasize its importance."Barry White, the president and CEO of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, said the conference generated more than $2 million in revenue last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-25/augusta-military-conference-
Women-owned firms growing quickest in Georgia

...and retail/trade."I think there are a couple of reasons that contribute to this trend," said Sue Parr, the president and CEO of the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce. "Women entrepreneurs tend to draw upon their own experiences and needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-23/women-owned
Joe Jackson resigns from Augusta Commission

...associate's degree in industrial electrical maintenance from Augusta Technical College. Since 2000, he has served as the president and CEO of Kirby Locksmith Inc., according to Augusta Chronicle archives."I'm sad to see Joe resign, but every man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-20/joe-jackson-resigns-augu
Business news

...other newsHOME DEPOT SAID Thursday that Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1. Frank Blake has been Home Depot's chairman and CEO since 2007, and he will remain chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news