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September 11, 2023

B2B Stories

Augusta Tech dean outlines future of student cybersecurity center

The woman who brought the first student-operated cybersecurity center to Augusta Technical College sees a long future for the facility. Augusta Tech is the first school in the Technical College System of Georgia to have a Security Operations Center (SOC). The students in the college’s School of Cyber and Design Media get hands-on experience, working with real-world applications. Tammy O’Brien, academic dean of the School of Cyber and Design Media, said the students operate the SOC in a classroom setting. “They learn how to operate and run the SOC looking

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B2B Podcasting

The future of North Augusta

North Augusta is growing. Now, there is an opportunity for everyone to weigh in on shaping the development of the city. Mike Petchenik has the 411 in today’s Biz Bits.

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B2B Stories

Simon Says: Show women the money

I watched a lot of U.S. Open tennis over the last two weeks and was pleasantly surprised to find out that the U.S. Open had been paying women equal prize money for 50 years, thanks to the efforts of Billie Jean King. The other majors only started equal prize money for men and women this century (Australian Open in 2001; French Open in 2006 for champions and all rounds in 2007; Wimbledon in 2007). Unfortunately, if you are not an elite female tennis player, you are unlikely to earn the

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B2B Stories

Area students and parents learn about higher education at the JBA

A long-time tradition that gives students and parents the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities is coming up later this week. This is the 30th anniversary of CSRA College Night, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River Operations Office. The first one was held in 1993. Although COVID-19 forced its cancellation in 2020, it bounced back by staging a virtual event in 2021 and returned to in-person in 2022. It will be held at the James Brown Arena on Thursday, September 14,

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Closings

Where have all the restaurants gone?

Editor’s note: This is the second part of stories about restaurant closings in the CSRA. Yesterday, we reported on the upcoming closing of Villa Europa which has served German and Italian cuisine to families for 50 years. Today, we delve into the “why” behind the closings. More than 25 restaurants in the CSRA have closed since this time last year. Some were popular local businesses which served the area for many years, including Betsy’s Round the Corner, DiVino Ristorante Italiano, and The Bee’s Knees. A few were franchises affiliated with

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