The Georgia Department of Labor announced on Thursday that metro Augusta’s unemployment rate went down to 7.6 percent in April, which is down from 7.9 percent in March.
H&M will be opening a 23,000 square foot store, its first in eastern Georgia. The store will carry collections for women, men, young ladies, young men and children.
State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent in April.
The deal to relocate the GreenJackets to North Augusta was on life support, but now, city leaders are reviving their hopes. They've drawn up a new financing plan, but they'll have to be approved by the school board and county council first. News 12's Chad Mills sits down with the mayor to find out more about the new plan.
Bridgestone Americas says it will begin hiring in early 2014 for jobs in Aiken County.
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has announced it is closing its fragrances ingredients plant in Augusta.
The Richmond County Tax Office has a warning for you: Pay your property taxes. The office says they have given individuals extra time to pay because of the sluggish economy.
New jobs are brewing off Mike Padgett Highway in Augusta at the soon-to-be finished Starbucks facility. The facility will be opening in early 2014 and with it brings 100 jobs for people in the area.
The future of ice hockey in Augusta continues to hang in the balance. The floor at the James Brown Arena is still not working properly.
Starbucks has posted information on available jobs at the Augusta manufacturing plant.
AAA Carolinas announced Tuesday that it will cost the driver of an average sedan about $9,200 to operate their vehicle this year. That's down from just over $10,000 last year.
Two different taxing systems continue to plague Augusta-Richmond County since consolidation. Augustans pay different amounts to get the same service, but that could be about to change.
The Georgia Department of Labor has released the preliminary unemployment rates for the CSRA and the metro Augusta area for the month of March.
City leaders are working to redevelop downtown and the areas around it to attract more families and more businesses.
The numbers for January and February don't look so good, so leaders will use a private retail consulting firm to try and bring back those sales tax dollars.
Savannah River Site retirees packed the USC Aiken Etherredge Center on Tuesday. Many are upset about cuts to their health care plans. News 12's Chad Mills talked with some former employees, who say the changes are a threat to their futures.
Approximately 47,000 air traffic controllers are beginning to take their furlough days, and the empty seats are already beginning to take a toll on travelers. Some are feeling it in Augusta.
There's almost a $30,000 difference in home values between Georgia and South Carolina. However, some home-selling experts say it's not what side of the river you live on -- it's really what's inside your house.
The customer care center for Urban Outfitters, which will employ 200 people, will be located along Bobby Jones Expressway.
Unemployment in South Carolina fell in March for the second month in a row.
Business across Richmond County and downtown Augusta are feeling the heat with Operation Thunder.
Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008.
Vinyl records are making a comeback. City leaders held a ribbon cutting at Psychotronic in downtown Augusta.
The Obama administration's budget slashes funding for a plutonium reprocessing project in South Carolina and questions the viability of the multi-billion-dollar effort.
Aiken City Council is gearing up for what could be a long meeting Monday night. Several big items on the agenda, including using taxpayer dollars to purchase an empty building.
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