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Columbia County races in the state of Georgia. NAME: Brett McGuire (Republican)AGE: 63EMPLOYMENT: Retired plant manager, Sweetheart Cup Co. (Lily Tulip)FAMILY: Daughter, Brook, son, Brett McGuire, Jr., fiancee, Beverly KingPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE...
New generation of nuclear workers entering field

...28 have been hired in six years.Dennis Huff turned to nuclear as a second career after working 10 years at the Sweetheart Cup Co., now the Dart Container facility on Wrightsboro Road. Huff, 32, knew nothing about the nuclear field except...
Tough policy pays off, businessman insists

Productivity soared at Sweetheart Cup Co. in the mid-1980s after managers instituted a substance abuse policy. Brett McGuire, then-manager of the facility that is...
Columbia commission candidate for chairman to announce

...headquarters at 4158 Washington Road, Suite 10, Evans. An Appling resident, McGuire is the former plant manager of Sweetheart Cup Co. of Augusta. He also once served as board chairman of the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he...
Latest News | Columbia County Commission
Solo debut

Workers Michael Smith (left) and Jason Whitaker put the finishing touches on the new company sign outside the Solo Cup Co. building on Wrightsboro Road. The company bought Sweetheart Cup Co. in March.
Shadow program gives insight into job opportunities

...Groundhog Job Shadow Day. The students fanned out across the area to Office Depot, Publix, St. Joseph Hospital, Sweetheart Cup Co., Georgia Power and other places. "It gives students the opportunity to experience various career opportunities...
Business | Cross Creek High School
On the move

...Augusta Sports Council, is among 25 executives appointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue to New Georgia's Tourism Task Force. Sweetheart Cup Co. recognized the following employees with service awards: George Williams, 50 years; Gilbert Johnson, Edith Lay...
Business | Club Car
Students get grant for glaucoma tests

...knows glaucoma is not an old person's disease. During a routine eye exam 20 years ago, the plant manager of Sweetheart Cup Co. was surprised to learn he had the eye disease, which can lead to blindness. Now his plant could benefit from...
Chamber doing more for Columbia County

...people involved in the chamber that haven't been involved in the past," said Brett McGuire, the plant manager for Sweetheart Cup Co. and the chamber's former board chairman. Mr. McGuire helped lead the group's move last year to form its own...
More business owners put emphasis on drug testing

When Sweetheart Cup Co. implemented its anti-drug program in the late 1980s, it cost the factory $150,000. For the first three months, 80 percent...