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Augusta medical billing company moving to North Augusta

chronicle.augusta.com — An Augusta medical billing company is relocating to North Augusta, officials announced Thursday afternoon. Medac, which is headquarted in west Augusta but has three locations throughout Richmond County, is the company involved in Project Slumber. Medac does billing for anesthesiology companies and was founded in Augusta in 1992 by brothers Kam and Bijon Memar.
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Georgia Bank & Trust has new president, board chairman

chronicle.augusta.com — R. Daniel Blanton will remain chief executive officer of Georgia Bank & Trust and its owner, Southeastern Bank Financial Corp., but relinquishes the role of president to Ron Thigpen, who has been the executive vice president and chief operating officer. Blanton will be the chairman of the national bankers association in two years.
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Veteran job fair planned May 6

chronicle.augusta.com — The Georgia Department of Labor has joined forces with Fort Gordon's Army Career and Alumni Program to host a career expo for veterans and other job seekers on May 6. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Fort Gordon Army Reserve Center at the corner of Lane Avenue and 15th Street.

Augusta area unemployment rate declines to 6.6 percent in March

chronicle.augusta.com — As 500 more people found jobs in March, it pushed down the metro Augusta unemployment rate. The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the metro's unemployment rate was 6.6 percent in March, a slight decrease from 6.7 percent in February. The rate was 7.7 percent in March a year ago.
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