Kimberly-Clark reports $562 million Q3 profit

...billion.In the consumer tissue segment, which includes Cottonelle and Kleenex, sales increased 4 percent to $1.7 billion.Products from both of those segments are made in the Augusta area at the company's Beech Island plant.The Texas-based company...

Columbia County commission approves rezoning for Kroger Marketplace

...Strickland said.Kroger has 92 Marketplaces nationwide. This would be the first one in the Augusta area.Marketplace stores offer products a typical Kroger grocery store does not carry, such as jewelry, decorative goods, apparel, office and school supplies...

Augusta State University | The Augusta Chronicle

...Georgia Board of Regents gave final approval on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 to the creation of Georgia Regents University, a product of the merger of the former Augusta State and Georgia Health Sciences universities, one of four mergers it voted to begin in...

Allen brings fresh ideas

...proficient in fields that the future economy is being built on.Rick Allen, the son of two public-school teachers and a product of our Columbia County school system, believes that parents and officials on the local level ? not bureaucrats in Washington...

Electrolux buoyed by US growth

...deal is expected to close next year.Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., GE Appliances' products include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, washers and dryers and air conditioners. The division, which has 12,000 workers at nine...

Airplane dropped copies of 'Augusta Chronicle' at Stevens Creek dam construction site in 1913

...when wealthy Northern investors and other dignitaries were scheduled to visit, the newspaper announced plans to share its product with visitors and the more than 800 workers at the Columbia County site eight miles from Augusta."High above the city of...

Gourmet popcorn business coming soon to Augusta Exchange

...existing kitchen to fit large equipment, including a popper machine and two caramelizers, necessary to make and blend the product.Brown said that employees mix the popcorn with cheeses, spices or candy flavoring concocted on site. Strawberry cheesecake...

Supermarket chain Publix recalls Asian snack mix for improper labeling

...snack mix was sold in 14-ounce clear plastic containers and has since been removed from all store shelves, the company says. The recalled products had sell-by-dates between Jan. 3, 2015 and Feb. 3, 2015. They had UPC number 41.

Annual food drive Saturday in Richmond, Aiken counties

...are canned fruits and canned meats, such as tuna, chicken and beef stew, Jones said. Shampoo, soap and other household products are also accepted. The food bank cannot collect baby food or formula.Items are also being collected at sites across the...

HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

...NEW YORK - Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to watch "Game of Thrones", "True Detective...