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National company to hold job fair

Posted: 09/16/2009 - There will be a “We’re Hiring” event on Wednesday, August 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Augusta.

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Walmart hiring for Grovetown store

Posted: 09/16/2009 - If you're looking for a job -- here's some news you can use. Walmart is hiring about 275 associates to work at their new store in Grovetown.

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North Augusta plant to furlough part of work force

TTX sign

Posted: 09/16/2009 - In a story News 12 broke early Friday morning, 170 of about 235 workers at the TTX railcar maintenance shop will be furloughed for at least 60 days starting August 7.

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Augusta jobless rate over ten percent

Posted: 09/16/2009 - In another sign that the tough times aren't over yet, the jobless rate in the metro Augusta area is now over ten percent.

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Stimulus means more than just jobs for SRS

Scott Stephens

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Thousands of you lined up, hoping to land a job at SRS. But it's not just those people seeing a big effect from the stimulus package. Money -- and lots of it -- is being pumped into local school and businesses too.

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SRS holds final job fair, plans road tour

"SRS Job Fair" sign

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Both Georgia and South Carolina top the national unemployment rate. 3,000 jobs at SRS offer a glimmer of hope to local people looking for work.

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Possible new Aiken County plant could mean thousands of jobs

Carbon Motors Corporation

Posted: 09/16/2009 - A new plant specializing in making police cars, built from the ground up with a world first design, could be coming to Aiken County. If it does, it would mean 10,000 jobs across the country with about 1,300 jobs for Aiken County.

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Expert: SC jobless rate to set another record

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Coastal Carolina University economist Don Schunk says he expects the state's jobless rate to come in around 12.3 percent when the Employment Security Commission announces its data Friday.

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Initial jobless claims rise 94.8 percent in June

Posted: 09/16/2009 - The Georgia Department of Labor says 88,756 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in June, an increase of 94.8 percent from June of 2008.

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Jobs coming to Bamberg County

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Rockland Industries Inc. will consolidate operations to its facility in Bamberg County. The company plans to invest $800,000 and create 30 new jobs.

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More than 4,000 people show up to SRS job fair

Long line at the fourth SRS job fair

Posted: 09/16/2009 - More than 4,000 people show up to Aiken Tech for the SRS job fair, all looking for one of the 3,000 jobs to be created or saved at the site. This is the 4th of 5 job fairs in our area.

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Huge line for SRS job fair; 3000 jobs open

Reporter Gene Petriello stands in front of a huge line of people

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Hundreds of people line up and wrap around a school building in Barnwell today, as the unemployed look for new jobs open at the Savannah River Site.

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Job fairs scheduled for Savannah River site

Posted: 09/16/2009 - More job fairs are being hosted by the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Operations Office and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC on the Recovery Act projects.

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Unemployment claims up, but slowing

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Georgia Department of Labor officials Thursday reported a 68 percent increase in claims compared to the year-ago period.

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