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Timeline: 35 years of success, false starts

...Augusta Mall opens. The mall is developed by Rouse Co., of Columbia, Md., and includes Rich's and Davison's department stores, along with 109 smaller retail, specialty and food shops. Within a few years, retail stores downtown started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-10-21/timeline-35-years-success-fal
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Single office saves money

...expected savings, the school board needed an extra $1.1 million of sales tax revenue to turn the former Davison's department store and adjacent former H.L. Green's variety store into the school offices. Plus, the project took an extra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/15/met_437223.shtml
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School offices head downtown

...exterior. About 200 employees from 37 departments are expected to fill the renovated building that was once a Davison's department store and an H.L. Green's variety store. Only boxes, file cabinets and some furniture were moved Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/17/met_419199.shtml
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Workers find old items

...condition and structurally sound, he said. Work crews are now doing roof work, redoing drywall in the old Davison's department store, and demolishing the front part of the Green building to create a courtyard, he said. Letters from the signs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/07/met_374891.shtml
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Signs of the past

...above, is scheduled for demolition to make way for a parking deck expansion at the First Union building. Davison's Department Store started in Atlanta as Davison-Paxon-Stokes Co. around the turn of the 20th century and became part of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/13/bus_358186.shtml
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Augusta Mall's first big loss could cost 145 jobs

The closing of Macy's at Augusta Mall this spring could jeopardize as many as 145 jobs and hand the mall its first major loss. Federated Department Stores Inc. announced Tuesday it would close the store after liquidation sales within the next two months. The company's Rich's store at the mall will remain unchanged.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/23/met_334445.shtml
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Grocer moves in downtown

...Richmond County school board has announced plans to move its administrative offices and 220 employees to the old Davison's department store building. And local government is investing $4 million in the Augusta Common project, a city park to be located...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/20/bus_313885.shtml
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Grand jury rejects new office plans

...and consultants from Duckett and Associates Inc. recommend that the city government buy and renovate the old Davison's department store building on Broad Street for use as government offices. A second option is buying and renovating the old Belk's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/19/met_239410.shtml
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Space needs require raise in city taxes

...The second option would separate administration from the judiciary. Administration would move into the old Davison's Department Store building on Broad Street, which would be bought for $950,000 and renovated for $5.7 million. All judicial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/06/met_227545.shtml
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A look back at Thanksgiving

...a quarterback sneak). The family of 1957 might crowd in front of a new 21-inch Philco TV ($239.95 at Davison's department store on Broad Street). They could watch WJBF's features, including the Today show, Arlene Francis, Thanksgiving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/26/met_218105.shtml
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