Local Job News

By From Staff Reports | Feb 7, 2017 - 05:47 pm
Emerson Electric Co.’s ASCO operations in Aiken county will get an $8 million upgrade and up to 86 new employees from a company plan to consolidate regional production of cylinders, motion control devices and other products at the valve manufacturing facility.
By Damon Cline | Feb 1, 2017 - 05:43 pm
The recent merger between suburban Atlanta-based Boral Bricks and Charlotte, N.C.-based Forterra Brick could have resulted in the new company moving more than 65 white-collar jobs out of Augusta.
By Damon Cline | Jan 23, 2017 - 08:43 pm
The 55,000-square-foot Stars and Strikes “bowling entertainment center” expected to open on Wrightsboro Road later this year will be unlike anything seen before in Augusta.
By | Aug 18, 2016 - 01:03 am
  South Carolina economic development officials on Tuesday announced an $11.5 million expansion of the Bon­dex Inc. manufacturing plant in Trenton, which is expected to create 17 jobs.
By Damon Cline | Aug 18, 2016 - 01:03 am
One of the oldest military contractors in Augusta is more than tripling in size to expand its range of services to the U.S. Army Cyber Command operations relocating to Fort Gordon.
By Damon Cline | May 10, 2016 - 04:00 am
  It was the subject of hushed conversation for months: Two South African businessmen with a bold plan to turn a 19th century textile mill near downtown Augusta into a 21st century technology park. By Wednesday afternoon, there was no longer any need to whisper.
By | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
  A new Waffle House restaurant is slated for the corner of Pleasant Home and Davis roads.
By | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
Evans-based tax preparation software company TaxSlayer said Monday that it will hire 200 seasonal customer support representatives to provide phone and e-mail customer support for the 2016 tax season.
By | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
The area’s third Walmart Neighborhood Market is opening in January. Hiring is beginning for the grocery store at the corner of Windsor Spring and Tobacco roads. The store will have 95 employees, according to the company. A temporary hiring center has opened at 2763 Tobacco Road.
By Laura McKenzie | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
By Walter C. Jones | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
  ATLANTA — Legislators are so certain that Augusta will get 100 jobs related to cancer research that they voted unanimously Wednesday to add $5 million to the current year’s state budget to pave the way.
By Damon Cline | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
A regional chain of women’s boutiques will test the Augusta market next month with a “pop-up” store on Broad Street.
By Tim Rausch | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
  Less than 6 years old, the Automatic Data Processing campus in west Augusta will expand to accommodate an additional 450 employees.
By Tim Rausch | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
  A key piece of the expansion at GIW in Grovetown is built and will begin producing giant pumps in January.
By Steve Crawford | May 6, 2016 - 07:00 am
One of Augusta’s most successful restaurateurs is opening a gourmet hamburger joint in Columbia County.