Augusta National, Masters to donate $2 million in coronavirus fight

Augusta National Golf Club, through a joint partnership, has pledged a $2 million donation to help those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in Augusta, Ga.

Fred Ridley, chairman of the club and the Masters Tournament, announced on Monday that they were partnering up with the Community Foundation of Central Savannah River Area to provide more resources toward the coronavirus fight in their community.

The contribution will be split with $1 million going toward expanding access to coronavirus…


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Augusta National, Masters to donate million in coronavirus fight

Decade of Growth: BB&T to buy SunTrust in $66 billion ‘merger of equals’

Atlanta Business Chronicle is proud to present a special publication highlighting the stories that helped shape the last decade, or as we call it: A Decade of Growth. From 2010 to 2019, Atlanta has established itself as one of the most vibrant economies in the United States. The Chronicle’s editors and reporters culled all the issues from the past 10 years looking to find the articles that best represented our economic engine. Here is one of those stories…

Original Publication Date: February…


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Decade of Growth: BB&T to buy SunTrust in billion ‘merger of equals’

Home Depot co-founder: 'The quicker we comply, the sooner this crisis will end' (Video)

Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone had one major message to relay during an interview Wednesday with Fox Business: Listen to health officials and stay home.

“All this talk about what is going to happen in three months, in six months, in nine months; what’s gonna go up, what’s gonna go down. You’re all guessing,” he said. “Right now we ought to be focused on one thing: complying with what the government and the scientists, the doctors want us to do. I can tell you one thing: the quicker we comply,…


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Home Depot co-founder: 'The quicker we comply, the sooner this crisis will end' (Video)