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Unemployed find obstacles to job hunt remain despite growing market

The job market remains a frustrating place for America's 9 million unemployed despite recent job growth. Multiple interviews, blackhole job sites and skill deficiencies have kept the process long and difficult.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-08/unemployed-find-obstacles-
Financial market turmoil creates a tempting opportunity for mortgage refinancers

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates this week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-19/financial-market-turmoil-c
The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

At the Morris Museum of Art, an exhibition features 26 of Eugene Thomason's oil paintings including a series depicting a fictional mountain clan he called the Hankinses, as well as portraits, landscapes and scenes of everyday life in Appalachia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-15/artside-thomasons-oil
Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

The inadequate pace of private investment spending has been choked by our blunderingly punitive tax and regulatory policies.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-30/facing-real-caus
Maybe silence goes better with veggies

In the government's push for healthy eating, the young folks have responded as they have since Socrates tried to get them to sit up straight during his philosophy lectures. That is, they've ignored us.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-21/maybe-silence-goes-better-veg
More Americans see middle-class status as unobtainable goal now

WASHINGTON - A sense of belonging to the middle class occupies a cherished place in America. Yet nearly five years after the Great Recession ended, more people are coming to the realization that they're no longer part of it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-05/more-americans-see-middle-
Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

PARIS - Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-17/tiny-power-plants-hold-pro
Hefner steps down as CEO at Georgia Regents Medical Center

David Hefner, the CEO of Georgia Regents Medical Center, is stepping down after three years to pursue other opportunities, the health system announced Tuesday afternoon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-29/hefner-steps-down-ceo-georgi
Even as jobs return, lagging incomes and home equity leave many Americans feeling glum

WASHINGTON - The Gallup Organization has found that consumers' view of the economy is the glummest it's been in seven months.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/even-jobs-return-lagging-i
Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

In a statement, Susan Schneider said that Williams, 63, was struggling with depression, anxiety and the Parkinson's diagnosis when he died Monday in his Northern California home. Authorities said he committed suicide.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/comedian-williams-was-early-stages-