NEWS ARTICLES 2009
Augusta Tomorrow News Highlights for 2009
Augusta is ranked 23rd in America's 100 Largest Metropolitan Areas
Kellogg's gets OK for $30 million in bonds
Sitel continually refers to their Augusta facility as their top location worldwide, due to the strong Augusta workforce and the continued availability of trained and trainable workers in Augusta.
Many U.S. markets that avoided the housing boom are now seeing the greatest growth in home values
How do you keep the general public interested in a 20-year development marathon?
A $1.615 billion windfall from President Obama's economic stimulus package will enable SRS to creat as many as 3,000 jobs and accelerate environmental cleanup projects.
"During these difficult economic times, this announcement serves as a strong example of how business continues to move forward in Augusta. I applaud the efforts of the Development Authority of Richmond County and I look forward to more announcements in the future as we all strive to wrok together to grow our local economy." Mayor Deke Copenhaver
Georgia Dept. of Education Superintendent Cathy Cox released her list of Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools. Davidson Fine ARts is one of only two schools recognized in all three categories (AP Challenge, AP Access & Support and AP Merit). AR Johnson Magnet was named in two of the three categories. The Academy of Richmond County also made the list. (excerpted from RCBPE Direct eNewsletter.)
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