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November 14, 2023

B2B Stories

Local transportation company offers new service

Ellefson Transportation Group announced they will add redbox+ Dumpsters to their line of options for portable rental containers. According to Butch Holley, senior account manager at Ellefson Transportation Group, the redbox+Dumpsters team of Augusta is the only local combined dumpster & portable toilet solution. For over 50 years, Ellefson Transportation Group has provided moving services in the area through several companies including ADSI Moving Systems, Bestway, Augusta Data Storage, Go MINIS Portable Storage, and CoolIt Cold Storage Rentals. For more information about Ellefson Transportation Group, visit https://etgaugusta.com/. To learn more

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B2B Stories

Making sense of Georgia’s dollars and cents

Figures from the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) show tax collections declined during September, but are there reasons for concern? The net tax collections totaled nearly $3.3 billion in September 2023. Although that is an increase of just over $199 million, or 6.4 percent over September 2022, the increase is due in large part to the reinstatement Motor Fuel Excise Tax. When the motor fuel tax revenues are excluded, along with related local sales tax distribution adjustment, the September 2023 net tax collections dropped by just under $98 million, or

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B2B Stories

New CSRA gift shop opens just in time for the holidays

A charming, southern house built almost 100 years ago has served as a real estate office, a salon, and an interior design shop. Now, another life has been breathed into the property at 1216 Whiskey Road in Aiken. Meadow Aiken is a family-owned shop that opened last month. The rooms of the home now feature an array of gifts and other home décor. “When we first saw it, we thought it was so beautiful we couldn’t stop thinking about it,” said owner, Nikki Mackenzie. “Yes, it was old and had

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B2B Stories

Quitting vs. Gutting it out: One of your toughest decisions

If you have been a regular reader of my columns over the years, you know that I have always been a proponent of grit and resilience. However, I have also been written of the value of failure and what we can learn from it. One of my favorite podcasts is Freakonomics Radio, hosted by one of the co-authors of the enormously successful #1 bestselling book of the same name, “Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything.” This weekend, I listened to an episode of the four-part series,

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B2B Podcasting

Grocery shopping made green

See how a new store in Downtown Augusta is offering a unique way for customers to shop. Mike Petchenik tells us more in today’s BizBits.

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