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US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

...economic embargo are U.S. farmers, travel companies, energy producers and importers of rum and cigars."We've been positioning...rice market," says Dwight Roberts, CEO of the U.S. Rice Producers Association. Roberts believes Cubans eventually could import...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-cuba-diplomatic-thaw-co
Third Day to play greatest hits for Joy tour's final shows

...for awhile, but just never had, really, right songs together and the right opportunity. ... We worked with two new producers (J.T. Daley and Jonny MacIntosh) that we had never worked with before. It's the first time we've ever worked with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-16/third-day-play-greate
Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this...together could outweigh the economic benefits of cheaper fuel. PRODUCERS' PAINFor oil companies, oil-producing states, and oil-exporting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/oil-has-fallen-nearly-half
Gas stations cheer lower gas prices along with drivers

...world demand is weak because of sluggish economic growth.This has drained profits and knocked down the share prices of oil producers <0x2014> the exploration and production divisions of the big oil companies such as Exxon Mobil and Chevron, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/gas-stations-cheer-lower-g
Savannah port expansion bringing jobs, challenges

...production, jeopardizing its position as the third-biggest state for movie making. "Producers will call us and say, 'I have talked to other producers, and they had to bring in a lot of people. We can't afford to work in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-09/savannah-port-expansion-br
US stocks slide the most in two months

...starting to worry investors. While lower oil prices are good for consumers and some industries, if prices continue to drop some producers might go out of business."The slide in oil has been pretty dramatic," said Randy Frederick, the managing director of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-10/us-stocks-slide-most-two-m
What Is It?

...astonished to learn it was a Bimmer."They have an interesting history, so 'look it up'! The Isetta is loved by movie and TV producers: In Roman Holiday, Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn zip around on a Vespa, but Eddie Albert drives an Isetta (my wife says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-12-11/what-it-last-week-bmw-isetta
Biz Bits

KEVIN MCDOUGALAward/honor: Named top producer for November from Augusta Mortgage Co. ANNA WILDSAward/honor: Obtained the Certified Franchise Executive credential from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-05/biz-bits
Fitness moms in Columbia County could star in reality TV show

...a friend at a competition when she spoke with a television producer who asked her a common question: "How do you do competitions...Sebastian Cordoba, whose credits on IMDB.com include associate producer of The Real House wives of Atlanta and editor of Say Yes to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/fitness-moms-columbia-county-
Wine Time: Graham's Six Grapes Old Vines Special Edition Port NV, Portugal

...bought the famous Quinta dos Malvedos vineyards when few port producers owned their own vineyards. They later bought other vineyards...improving vines and vineyards.The company is one of the few port producers to have its own team of coopers, or barrel makers, who fine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-25/wine-time-grahams-six