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Ramblin' Rhodes: Montgomery Gentry heads for Evans

...lives and invited Montgomery Gentry to become part of the Opry's regular cast in May 2009.And the Cracker Barrel restaurant chain management felt the same way, and that same month in 2009 released a compilation of Montgomery Gentry's recordings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-17/ramblin-rhodes-montgo
Chick-fil-A's Truett Cathy dies

...billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted...opportunity in 1961 led to the development of the restaurant chain's trademark chicken sandwich when a company that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/chick-fil-truett-cathy-dies
Investor says Olive Garden should back off on breadsticks

...300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks. The hedge fund notes the chain's official policy is to bring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-12/investor-says-olive-garden
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...side, Arias said. ConAgra Foods has committed to cutting sodium by 20 percent across its brands by next year, and restaurant chain Taco Bell has also committed to cutting sodium by 20 percent, Arias said.New nutritional standards for schools...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-09/centers-disease-control-and-
Small business filled with gloomy glums

...started building the new one last year so it was ready for a swift transition. Another interesting note: The local restaurant chain will turn 50 next year. The Twitter feed for the week ...Ceremonial shovels mark the beginning of CanalSide apartments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-09-11/small-busin
Chick-fil-A coffee - Farmer-Direct Coffee

...restaurant in a mall in suburban Atlanta. The company has grown to become the second largest quick-service chicken restaurant chain in the United States."Truett built his company on customer service and going the extra mile," Mays said...

http://augusta.com/eat/chick-fil-a-coffee
Minimum wage laws pit small franchise owners against city governments

...Franchisees would have to raise employees' wages from the current minimum of $8.25 to $15 within two years.At the restaurant chain Firehouse Subs, the Chicago proposal could lead to customers paying more and getting less service because staffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/minimum-wage-laws-pit-smal
McDonald's, KFC stop buying from Chinese supplier after report expired beef, chicken sold

...are completely unacceptable to McDonald's," the company said in a statement.Yum's KFC is China's biggest restaurant chain, with more than 4,000 outlets and plans to open 700 more this year. The company, based in Louisville, Ky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/mcdonalds-kfc-stop-buying-
Denny's restaurant chain buries racist image

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- A decade ago, the restaurant chain Denny's was nearly synonymous with racism. Some of the restaurants were accused of making blacks prepay, not serving them as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/08/bus_337329.shtml
Business
Outdoor retailer next tenant named for Augusta shopping center

...There are three Half-Moon stores in Georgia and five in South Carolina. Half-Moon is the fifth retailer or restaurant chain since last summer to announce plans of opening in the 175,000-square-foot center, now undergoing a major redesign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-23/outdoor-ret