Sat, March 02, 2024

Awards/Celebrations

Awards/Celebrations

7 Brew Coffee celebrates 7 years with special offers

The drive-thru coffee concept with two Augusta locations started their birthday celebration on Valentine’s Day, because who doesn’t love coffee? Yet another reason to celebrate, 7 Brew is quickly approaching its 200th location, doubling its presence nationwide since June 2023. “The explosive growth we’ve seen since our founding shows that cultivating kindness and offering a stellar product can bring a brand to the next level,” said CeCe LaBorde, president of 7 Brew corporate locations. “We wanted to take this birthday to celebrate our customers who have embraced 7 Brew wholeheartedly.” You can

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CSRA auto group celebrates 50 years with a big gift to the community

Gerald Jones Auto Group is celebrating 50 years of serving the CSRA by entering a 5-year commitment with Augusta Technical College, resulting in a $250,000 donation to the school’s Foundation. The Augusta Technical College Foundation helps create essential career pathways for the growing automotive landscape in Augusta. Andy Jones of Gerald Jones Auto Group said, “It is critical that we support Augusta Technical College in providing training and education for careers in automotive. It’s also important to the success of our dealerships and it’s great for our area residents.” The

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3rd generation family business celebrates 75th year

Nuts and bolts go together and without both, you can’t produce strong equipment. They are designed to work so that they strengthen whatever they are holding together. Stafford Nut and Bolt understands the concept, which is why they’ve been around for 75 years. The family-owned business was founded in 1949 and acquired by owner and President, James Stafford’s grandfather in 1952. Based in Augusta, Stafford Nut and Bolt specializes in industrial supply and has become a cornerstone of the local business landscape. James Stafford, the president and owner, reflected on the company’s

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Local leader recognized as one of Top 100 in the state

Augusta Technical College President, Dr. Jermaine Whirl has been recognized as a 2024 Georgia Titan 100. Dr. Whirl was the ONLY Augustan selected for this honor. The Titan 100 program recognizes Georgia’s Top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that include demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. It’s really no surprise as Augusta Tech employees have high praise for Dr. Whirl. Many stories covered by ABD, include him as a catalyst for revitalizing parts of the city that

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Team Building for Valentine’s!

This Valentine’s Day, you can reach the heart of your staff and best customers through the power of music with a Singing Valentine from Garden City Chorus. “I have been booking Singing Valentines for 10 years now,” says Dr. Emmanuel Ngoh, dentist at Augusta Endodontist Center off Wheeler Rd. Dr. Ngoh was gifted a Singing Valentine 10 years ago from a golfing buddy of his. They came to the office and sang for him and his staff. He said, “There wasn’t a dry eye in the building.” After that experience,

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Great leaders, great role models

Tomorrow evening, Thursday, January 11, at 5:00 pm at the Augusta Museum of History, the 14th Annual Jimmie Dyess Symposium will take place. The symposium was initiated and developed to honor and recognize one of our country’s and area’s great heroes, Marine Lieutenant Colonel Jimmie Dyess, and also identify and honor others who have demonstrated outstanding valor or have made significant civic contributions. Each year, the Dyess Symposium honors one Medal of Honor (the United States Armed Forces highest military decoration which is awarded for acts of valor) winner and

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Getting business advice from the experts

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce’s Power Lunch this week was powerful, featuring a panel discussion led by two business owners with a decade-long track record of success. Stephen and Nancy Posey, 4th generation owners of Posey Funeral Directors, and Alan Owings and his daughter, Allison Bass, 3rd generation owners of Owings & Sam Dentistry on W. Martintown Road, fielded questions about longevity, and how to nurture a business for future generations. Posey opened on Georgia Ave. in North Augusta in 1879, while Dr. David Owings started his dentistry practice

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Local leaders among top in Georgia

Last year, Georgia Trend magazine introduced the inaugural GEORGIA 500, a comprehensive publication of leaders around the state driving our successful economy to new heights year after year, and once again, Chamber President, Sue Parr has been named to this list. The Augusta Metro Chamber serves as the voice of the business community and represents over 1,200 members. Under Parr’s leadership, the Chamber’s policy work has included advocating for local excise tax-free industrial energy costs and abundant transportation infrastructure, supporting the state’s second back-to-back 10-year, 13-county Transportation Investment Act (TIA)

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Augusta Metro Chamber receives prestigious honor

The Georgia Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (GACCE) recently recognized the 2023 class of Georgia Certified Chambers, and the Augusta Metro Chamber was one of nine Georgia chambers to receive the certification. In 2011, the GACCE Board of Directors sought a way to recognize Chambers of Commerce in the state that have focused internally on their operations to assess their strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities to create efficient, effective organizations positioned to deliver great value. Thus, the Georgia Certified Chamber program was created. The purpose of the program is to facilitate continuing

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Experience Augusta celebrates tourism today

Augusta, GA – Destination Augusta, the Augusta Sports Council, and Film Augusta are hosting the 2023 Experience Augusta Annual Tourism Celebration event today at the historic Miller Theater starting at 3:30 p.m. Experience Augusta will celebrate the impact of tourism on our community. Mayor Garnett Johnson will be present to welcome attendees to Experience Augusta. Talk show host and comedian, Poncere Daniels will serve as the Emcee for the celebration, and local band Straw Boss will provide musical entertainment. Attendees will hear from Destination Augusta President/CEO, Bennish Brown and Augusta Sports

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