Georgia sheriff indicted in shooting that he called an accident

...two were practicing police tactics. McCord's father, Ernest McCord, said at the time that his daughter was a real estate agent and wanted to learn self-defense since she was frequently alone in model homes.Hill's tenure as sheriff in...

Biz Bits

TONYA JONESAward/honor: Received the REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents AwardMARK SIMSAward/honor: Received the Georgia real estate license from the Georgia Real Estate CommissionDetails: He works for Rex Property & Land.

Ruling could extend service fee to cellphones in South Carolina

...forces cellphone users to subsidize old technology."I just think we don't need any additional taxes," Columbia real estate agent Rush Bradshaw told the commission, noting he has no landline service either at home or work.Attorney John Bowen...

Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship announces October speakers

...are open to the public.Speakers for October are: Oct. 14, Alleluia Community member John Gentles; Oct. 21, real estate agent and former Augusta Commission member Matt Aitken; Oct. 28, Munday Martin, who founded Contagious Love International...

Consultant: Restaurants, apartments fuel for downtown Augusta growth

...finance great restaurateurs."Dennis Trotter, a partner in Jordan Trotter Commercial Real Estate, said commercial real estate agents and developers don't have the time to do the kind of recruitment that Retail Strategies is employing."The organic...

Feeling isolated working at home? Shared workspaces gaining ground

...building makes members feel "they're part of something more than themselves."Grant Killingsworth, a commercial real estate agent in Miami, said landlords also are attracted by the potential to make connections."A lot of the one- or two-person...

Parents will pay to live in charter-school zones, study says

...students who live in specific zones.Of the neighborhoods studied, most are considered lower- to middle-income.Real estate agents have always known parents search out good schools when given a choice."So, it makes sense, that they would value...

US home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

...Massachusetts contains just 1.8 months' supply, according to a Federal Reserve report this month. The majority of real estate agents in the Atlanta Fed region - which ranges from Alabama to Florida- said that inventories were flat or falling over...

Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal

...matching March's figure for the second-highest level since the recession.That's good news for auto dealers and real estate agents. Auto sales jumped to nearly a 10-year high in May. The National Automobile Dealers Association forecasts that...

Housing market has changed home staging business

...It has to be priced right and show well."As a real estate agent, Melton only uses her staging services on personal...certified staging professional, works mostly with local real estate agents when she stages residences. She does a lot of staging...