Joseph Rogers

...Mr. Rogers, one of the original employees of the Procter and Gamble Augusta Plant, was known as "Mr. Tide" by those...graduation from Vanderbilt University he was employed by Procter and Gamble and served in various locations and positions until...

Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

Presi­dent Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, a West Point graduate, as his choice to be the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, an administration official said Sunday.

Richmond County's city leaders debate excise tax on manufacturers

...around $80,000."I just wish that maybe some more thought or discussion goes into it," he said. "We lost Procter and Gamble, Olin Chemical, and the list could grow."When fully phased in, the exemption will cost the government between...

Barrow says he has no plans to run for Senate seat

...by the National Republican Congressional Committee, NRCC Regional Press Secretary Katie Prill confirmed.Retired Procter and Gamble worker Fred Bussey said he came to the open house "to see if (Barrow) would stand by what he said" about protecting...

Not too late to join in

...station's commitment to the United Way campaign that she pledged a dollar a week. ? Thanks to Randy Barrs of Procter and Gamble, several companies here, including P&G, Kellogg and Evercare, last year began swapping products with each other...

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Business briefs

...counties, provides work for people with disabilities by contracting with companies such as Glit, John Deere and Procter and Gamble. The nonprofit organization also provides employment evaluations and referrals for the disabled. Cable group adds...

Are some rights more right than others?

...wrote about the decision of Procter and Gamble (a company facing fourth-quarter...that a major manufacturer like Procter and Gamble can summarily write off the...tired of someone as powerful as Procter and Gamble saying, through its corporate...

Opinion columns
Sisler: Why evangelical Christians can be discounted

...determined that they cannot be associated with another leading conservative spokesperson - Dr. Laura Schlessinger." Procter and Gamble spokesmen said, "There has been controversy surrounding Dr. Laura on a number of topics. We've chosen not to...

Opinion columns
Additional area news

...Department, 401 Walton Way; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Community Mental Health, 3421 Old Savannah Road; 1:30-5 p.m. Procter and Gamble, 3464 Old Savannah Road. Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Savannah River Site (S-Area); 12:30 to 4 p...

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Former Columbia County commissioner Tommy Mercer dies

...long served as a baseball and football official for area high school games.Mercer later was hired at Augusta's Procter and Gamble plant in 1964, where he worked until his retirement in 1996. "The first day, the first thing he did was mop the...