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Long lines as H&M opens

...May 2013.The 23,000-square-foot site will carry apparel and accessories for women, men and children. The Augusta store is the first in eastern Georgia for the Swedish retailer.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-14/long-lines-hm-opens
Johnston woman wins $75,000 on lottery scratch-off ticket from North Augusta store

A Johnston woman won $75,000 after a clerk at a North Augusta store handed her a lucky ticket. "I've never won anything in my life," the unnamed winner told lottery officials.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-30/johnston-woman-lottery-winne
Swedish retailer H&M opening store in Augusta mall Aug. 14

...Noble and American Eagle. The store will carry apparel and accessories for women, men, teens and children.The Augusta store is the first in eastern Georgia for the Swedish retailer.H&M has more than 3,300 store in 54 international markets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-01/hm-opening-
Shoppers getting jump-start on back-to-school purchases

...tax holiday, which falls on the same weekend this year for both Georgia and South Carolina, to benefit the south Augusta store. In 2012 and 2013, the sales tax free weekend in South Carolina was held a week before the one in Georgia."With...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-25/shoppers-ge
The Way We Were: Allen Park

...Probably about 1955/56, Sears, Roebuck & Co approached the city to purchase a rarely used corner of the park for a new Augusta store. A "Save Allen Park" campaign ensued. As a 12 year old, I spoke on behalf of the sale to local television audiences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-20/way-we-were
Gander Mountain announces planned 'soft-opening' in September in Martinez

...lifestyle retailer has 142 stores nationwide, with three locations already existing in Georgia. In addition to the Augusta store, a new Gander Mountain retail outlet is also scheduled to open this fall in Newnan, Ga., near Atlanta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-29/gander-moun
Mom left 3 kids in car at Augusta store to shoplift, police say

A woman arrested on shoplifting charges at Wal-Mart on Tuesday also is accused of leaving her three small children unattended in a car while she was inside the store.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-09/mom-left-3-kids-car-au
Downtown Augusta's Maxwell House Pharmacy closes after 60 years

...being pushed by insurance companies, he said. Although his smaller pharmacies can out-service big companies, the Augusta store didn't have the volume to make up for the loss in revenue, Banks said.At the downtown location, Banks said his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-06-24/downtown-au
Wal-Mart opening hiring center for new Augusta store

Wal-Mart will open a hiring center Friday on Wrightsboro Road for its Augusta store, which is under construction down the street from Augusta Mall.Wal-Mart will hire about 300 associates to work at the store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-30/wal-mart-opening-hiring-ce
Hibbett Sports opening in south Augusta

...next month.Hibbett Sports will open a fifth metro Augusta store at 2115 Windsor Springs Road near the Peach Orchard...localized merchandise, according to a news release.The Augusta store will employ about eight full- and part-time workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-02/hibbett-sports-opening-sou