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Could GreenJackets deal impact Aiken Co. schools, law enforcement?

Updated: 02/06/2013 - North Augusta leaders unveiled the project in December. They've heard a lot of praise and anger, too. There are plenty of concerns about traffic and noise. But what's also creating concern is how they're going to pay for it all.

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Wrens plant closing, 120 people losing jobs

A plant in Wrens is closing its doors, putting many out of work. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/25/2013 - A gloomy day on the unemployment front. New numbers show the unemployment rate in metro Augusta is up five-tenths of a point to nine percent. Augusta's not the only one suffering, however. In Jefferson county, the news gets worse.

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Michelin adding 100 new jobs with SC expansion

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Updated: 09/05/2013 - Michelin is expanding its presence in South Carolina with a project officials say will create 100 new jobs. Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that the tire maker is spending $200 million to expand its rubber production plant in Anderson County.

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Lowe's to hire 54,000 workers for spring season

Lowe's is hiring in Georgia. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 09/05/2013 - The home improvement retailer Lowe's plans to hire 54,000 part-time workers this spring, and company officials say they expect 9,000 of the jobs to become permanent positions.

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International Paper announces layoffs at mill

International Paper announced layoffs on Tuesday. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/22/2013 - Close to 80 people will be out of a job next month. International Paper's Augusta Mill announced Tuesday, plans for a permanent shutdown of one it's printers that makes paperboard.

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Warren Co. welcomes new jobs, business

The Enova Wood Pellet Group will begin construction soon on a plant off Highway 80 in Warrenton. (WRDW)

Updated: 01/17/2013 - The Enova Wood Pellet Group will begin construction soon on a plant off Highway 80 in Warrenton. Sixty-five full-time jobs will need to be filled after the plant is completed.

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Georgia jobless rate rises slightly


Posted: 01/17/2013 - The December figure is up one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.5 percent in November. The rate was 9.4 percent in December a year ago.

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General Motors to open tech center in Roswell

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Updated: 09/05/2013 - A General Motors spokesman says the company is planning to open an information technology center in suburban Atlanta and is looking to create about 1,000 jobs in the area.

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Work begins on Sam's Club, Academy Sports in Aiken Co.

Construction is underway in Aiken to bring new retailers to the area. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 01/09/2013 - It's been years in the making, but a popular wholesale store is finally coming to Aiken County, and some early construction has just begun. News 12 has updates on other retail projects too.

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12 On Your Side: Maximizing your tax returns

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Posted: 12/27/2012 - Although April 15 may still seem like a long way away, it's not too early to start preparing for the tax season now. You only have five days left to maximize your 2012 returns.

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Retailers to recall 150,000-plus baby recliners

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Posted: 12/27/2012 - Four national retailers have agreed to recall more than 150,000 Nap Nanny baby recliners after at least five infant deaths and dozens of reports of children nearly falling out of the recliners.

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Many in North Augusta opposed to possible GreenJackets move

Many are opposed to the GreenJackets possibly moving to North Augusta. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 12/14/2012 - As the saying goes, if two people know something, it's no longer a secret. There are plenty of rumors that the Augusta GreenJackets are moving to North Augusta, but not everyone is excited by the potential move.

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SC Dept. of Revenue to tax Masters week renters

South Carolina homeowners will be taxed if they rent their homes during Masters week. (WRDW-TV)

Updated: 12/14/2012 - The South Carolina Department of Revenue is making more headlines right here in North Augusta. They're looking to tax people in the Palmetto State who rent their houses during Masters week.

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