Augusta businessman pleads guilty in scam

...special agent Paul Kubala, who worked the case with IRS Agent Roger Garland.Benchris was certified by the Small Business Administration as a minority or disenfranchised small business. As such, Benchris could work with larger companies to obtain...

Augusta chosen to join expanded VA initiative

...knowledge in locally in-demand fields. Campaign partners include the departments of Defense and Labor, the Small Business Administration, and regional and national nonprofits, businesses and educators.Communities were selected based on size...

Savannah River Site awards $12.8 million small business contract to S&L Logistics LLC

...and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation in northwestern Montana. This contract was awarded through the Small Business Administration Section 8(a) program.

Tap turned off on loans for smaller businesses

...year, the government's biggest small-business loan program is on hold after running out of money.The Small Business Administration's 7(a) loan has reached its $18.75 billion ceiling set by Congress on the amount of money it can guarantee...

Taxes, regulations on the agenda for chairman

...continue to use executive orders.While the committee acts as an advocate, its primary jurisdiction is over the Small Business Administration. Chabot wants to see the agency's lending process streamlined to obtain loans easily.BACKGROUND: Chabot...

Committee became a forum for small business issues under chairman

...of the most active committees in Congress."Although the committee's primary function is overseeing the Small Business Administration, under Graves it became a forum on small business issues, McCracken says. The committee also campaigned...

District 7 Augusta Commission candidates lack legal baggage

...the company closed its doors in 1981.Harris returned to his hometown of Augusta nearly penniless, with Small Business Administration creditors seeking payment for loans the company used to operate the theater, but he said he never filed for...

Businessman pleads not guilty to charges of money laundering

...Benchris as a construction company that could bid on government contracts with the advantages the federal Small Business Administration extends to people who own small and disadvantaged businesses. These small businesses are allowed to partner...

Small business forum in Augusta focuses on startups, growth

...state and regional directors with the U.S. Small Business Administration."With most small businesses, the money...The economic workshop, sponsored by the Small Business Administration and U.S. Rep. John Barrow's office...

Small business forum planned Aug. 21

...Augusta this month will focus on steps to start a small business.The free event, organized by the U.S. Small Business Administration's Georgia District and U.S. Rep. John Barrow, will take place Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. until noon at...