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Dollar Tree completes $8.5B purchase of Family Dollar

...Stores Inc. and Kroger Co.Big dollar store chains sought to increase their buying power through acquisitions and Dollar General, another rival attempted to move in on Family Dollar with a bid of as much as $9.1 billion.That bid was rejected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-06/dollar-tree-completes-85b-
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...from overtime. A spokesman for Chipotle declined to comment on the case.Dawn Hughey, a former store manager for Dollar General in Flint, Michigan, would have also benefited from a higher overtime threshold. Hughey worked 60 to 80 hours a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/boosting-overtime-obama-ca
South Augusta Chick-fil-A opens Thursday

...and will add better lighting, increased visibility and new landscaping at the shopping center. A post office, a Dollar General and Goodwill Indus tries will remain in the center, and SRP Credit Union will move to the neighboring Lowe's plaza...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-01/south-augus
Obama proposes to make more workers eligible for overtime pay

...from overtime. A spokesman for Chipotle declined to comment on the case.Dawn Hughey, a former store manager for Dollar General in Flint, Michigan, would have also benefited from a higher overtime threshold. Hughey worked 60 to 80 hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/obama-proposes-make-more-w
European deal creates US grocery giant

...the grocery sector has become fragmented, with stores such as Whole Foods hitting the high end and Wal-Mart and Dollar General coming in low.That has left more traditional grocers fighting for the massive customer base that lies in between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-24/european-deal-creates-us-g
Suspect throws handgun from vehicle during police chase

...suspect tossed a handgun from a vehicle Thursday during a police chase.Around 7:01 p.m., deputies responded to Dollar General at 2344 Washington Road in reference to possible drug activity involving a Lincoln Navigator, according to a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-30/suspect-throws-gun-veh
Police identify 4 suspects who led deputies on chase into S.C.

...with for possession of a sawed-off shotgun.Around 7:01 p.m. Thursday, Richmond County deputies responded to Dollar General at 2344 Washington Road in reference to possible drug activity involving a Lincoln Navigator, according to a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-01/police-identify-4-susp
Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores

...currently operates 5,450 stores and Family Dollar, based in Matthews, North Carolina, has more than 8,000. Rival Dollar General Corp., which failed in its bid to buy Family Dollar, has nearly 12,000 stores.Dollar Tree now expects its acquisition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/dollar-tree-sell-330-famil
Augusta holdup suspect sought

...Bridge Road business at gunpoint Wednesday morning.The man, who covered his face with a white shirt, came into Dollar General, 2549 Deans Bridge Road, with a handgun around 9:40 a.m. and demanded money. He was last seen running from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-20/augusta-holdup-suspect
Rants & Raves

...you'll help us. My sister lost her cellphone at the Dollar General on Belair Road. She has her son's wedding photos...If you find it, please give it to the manager at Dollar General. Your help is greatly appreciated. RANT FOR ALL...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/rants-raves