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  • Gov. Deal Breaks Ground on the New Georgia Cyber Innovation & Training Center at Augusta University

    June 20, 2017

    Governor Nathan Deal broke ground on the much-anticipated, new Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center at Augusta University Monday.

  • AU Health Signs Agreement on Downtown Property

    June 19, 2017

    AU Health has signed an agreement through the brokerage group at Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company to lease space in one of downtown Augusta’s tallest landmarks – the former Wells Fargo building at 699 Broad St. The agreement also gives AU Health naming rights of the 17-story building owned by Richmond Enterprise LLC.

  • Legal Perspective with Ed Tarver: Is Your Small Business Vulnerable to a Cyberattack?

    June 15, 2017

    More and more, small business owners are asking the question, can I be sued because I was a victim of a cybercrime? Approximately half of worldwide Internet attacks were reported against small businesses with less than 250 employees. Small businesses have become a much more enticing target for both hackers and civil plaintiffs. Why?

  • Georgia Power Enters into New Agreements with Toshiba and Westinghouse for Vogtle Nuclear Expansion

    June 12, 2017

    Georgia Power, the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company, has entered into a new agreement with Toshiba, the parent company of Vogtle contractor Westinghouse. The agreement, approved by the U.S. Department of Energy, affirms the value of Toshiba's guarantee at $3.68 billion – providing additional protections for Georgia electric customers following Westinghouse's March bankruptcy.

  • Georgia Construction Outlook Survey: 86% of Respondents Project Revenue Increase

    June 09, 2017

    The Georgia Construction Outlook Survey indicates that 86 percent of the state’s privately held construction companies project a revenue increase over the prior year. The survey, released on Tuesday, was conducted by Kennesaw State University’s Construction Management Department in cooperation with Bennett Thrasher, one of the country’s largest full-service certified public accounting and consulting firms.

  • Carvana Makes its Way to Augusta

    June 07, 2017

    Four years after selling its first car in the Peach State, Carvana is growing its presence where it all began, launching free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery to residents in the Augusta and Macon areas.

  • SunTrust’s Jay Murray Sees Opportunity for Continued Growth in Augusta Market

    June 05, 2017

    According to SunTrust Bank the future is very bright for small and mid-market businesses. SunTrust recently released findings from its annual Business Pulse Survey and the results show nearly two-thirds of business leaders expect the global and U.S. economy to improve through 2017. And while that’s great news, an even more impressive figure is that 75 percent of middle market (annual revenue of $10-150 million) and small business (annual revenue of $2-10 million) leaders feel their business outlook is strong.

  • Plant Vogtle Marks 30 Years of Reliable Energy and Community Impact

    June 02, 2017

    This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the start of operations of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (Plant Vogtle). Plant Vogtle Units 1 & 2, which began operation in 1987 and 1989 respectively, are capable of generating a total of 2,430 megawatts – enough energy to reliably power more than 500,000 Georgia homes and businesses simultaneously.

  • Augusta Metro Chamber Announces 2017 “Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch”

    June 01, 2017

    The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Augusta Magazine, is pleased to announce the 2017 “Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch.” After a competitive nomination process, these 10 rising business professionals have emerged as this year’s most promising young talent to watch over the next 10 years.

  • University Hospital to Purchase Trinity for $16M

    May 26, 2017

    Officials completed another formal step toward bringing Trinity Hospital of Augusta into the University Health Care System of hospitals, physician practices and specialty services at more than 10 locations in Georgia and South Carolina.

  • ACG Atlanta Announces Fastest-Growing Middle-Market Companies in Georgia

    May 22, 2017

    The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, a global professional organization with the mission of Driving Middle-Market Growth, announced the 2017 Georgia Fast 40, recognizing the top 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in Georgia.

  • Google Spurs $4.68B in Economic Activity for Georgia

    May 11, 2017

    Google released its 2016 Economic Impact Report, detailing its $222 billion in economic activity across all 50 states and Washington D.C. last year. The report also featured state-specific data, including information for Georgia. Last year, the tech giant helped produce more than $4.68 billion for the state’s economy — the ninth-highest among all 50 states.

  • Leadership Augusta Announces Class of 2018

    May 09, 2017

    The Leadership Augusta selection committee has completed the selection process for the 2018 adult class. The Leadership Augusta Class of 2018 is comprised of 40 individuals, representing a wide variety of businesses and industries within the CSRA region.

  • Inside the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University: The First 100 Days With New Dean Dr. David C. Hess

    May 08, 2017

    Georgia CEO presents this special profile on Dr. David C. Hess, stroke specialist, honored educator, biotech entrepreneur and longtime leader at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. During our one-on-one with Hess, he shares his excitement about his new role as the dean of Georgia’s public medical school, and the continued focus of his work in education, service and research to optimize health care throughout the state including groundbreaking Telehealth service to rural and underserved areas.

  • Registration Open for the 2017 Georgia Logistics Summit

    May 03, 2017

    Logistics can be tricky and when you consider Georgia companies rely on the State’s logistics infrastructure and services to handle and haul more than $900 billion of cargo each year, it makes sense for state leaders to get the industry’s top professionals together to network and discuss solutions for all the ways we can better transport our goods. That’s the idea behind the Georgia Logistics Summit, taking place May 16-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

  • Previewing Georgia’s Inaugural World Trade Day Conference; Behind the Scenes with Chair Diane Alleva Cáceres PhD

    April 28, 2017

    Georgia CEO catches up with Diane Alleva Cáceres, PhD for a special behind the scenes preview of Georgia’s inaugural 2017 World Trade Day Conference. During our time together, Dr. Alleva Cáceres shares insights about the conference lineup, speakers, panels and activities, as well as Georgia’s current and impressive state of international commerce including an estimated $121 billion in trade between Georgia and the world in 2016.

  • Power Brokers, Fuel Experts Discuss Drivers Behind Georgia Energy Mix

    April 27, 2017

    Georgia’s diverse power and clean energy producing companies met recently for the fourth annual “Energy Brunch and Learn” roundtable discussion to determine the driving forces behind the state’s renewable resources.

  • Queensborough Bank Invests In Augusta

    April 26, 2017

    Augusta will soon join the ranks of other major metropolitan cities with the opening of the free standing Queensborough Bank Wealth Management Center. “We are the only financial institution in this area that has the wide variety of local specialists under one roof,” comments Dagan Sharpe, Queensborough Senior Vice President and Director of Wealth Management.

  • Celebrating 50 Years: Cranston Engineering Shapes Augusta and Southeastern Communities

    April 25, 2017

    Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Cranston Engineering Group has left its marks on Augusta, and nearby regions extending from the mountains to the sea. Their civil and structural engineers, land planners and surveyors have enabled public and private sector clients build their visions for a wide variety of engineering projects that enhance or create the communities in which they are located.

  • AU Health Generates More Than $1.4B to Local, State Economy

    April 21, 2017

    AU Health is good medicine for Georgia’s economy. The health system associated with Augusta University injected a combined $1.4 billion in economic impact through the not-for-profit AU Medical Center, and Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals, which is operated by the medical center through a partnership with the state.

  • Augusta Financial Advisor Will Rogers Discusses Four Tips for Financial Conversations With Your Adult Children – Whether They Live in Augusta or Far, Far Away

    April 20, 2017

    There comes a time when parents nearing retirement should have a conversation with their adult children about their financial situation. In many cases the conversation can feel overwhelming and a bit uncomfortable. Consider these four tips to get the conversation started.

  • Workplace Safety Management is Topic of April Third Thursday Business Builder

    April 19, 2017

    The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce, along with Doctors Hospital of Augusta, will host the April Third Thursday Business Builder. The topic of discussion will be Workplace Safety Management; emergency preparedness and other safety related issues affecting the 2017 workplace.

  • Georgia Hospitals Contribute $47.8B to State's Economy

    April 19, 2017

    While Georgia hospitals are known for being the guardians of community health for the state’s more than 10 million residents, hospitals also play a huge role in bolstering Georgia’s economic health by pumping nearly $47.8 billion into the state’s economy in 2015 according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association.

  • Taste of the Master Chefs Benefitting The Salvation Army of Augusta Welcomes Rivers Rutherford and Kelley Lovelace to its Masters Week Event

    April 07, 2017

    Experience the magic of April in Augusta at the First Annual Taste of the Master Chefs, an evening where America’s award-winning chefs, along with athletes and celebrities come together to enjoy an amazing evening of gourmet food topped off with performances by acclaimed musical artists Rivers Rutherford and Kelley Lovelace. All to help raise funds and awareness to benefit The Salvation Army’s hunger relief efforts.

  • USG Foundation Raises More Than $1.43M for Need-Based Scholarships

    April 05, 2017

    The 13th annual Regents’ Scholarship Gala, held on Friday, March 31st, successfully raised more than $1.43 million to promote, support, and provide need-based scholarships for students at the University System of Georgia’s twenty-eight institutions.

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