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Police use stun gun during arrest, man charged with obstruction

...arresting a man Friday night at an Augusta business, a Richmond County sheriff's report states.Deputies came to Family Dollar in the 800 block of Laney-Walker Boulevard about 7 p.m. An employee said Demetries Jamal Young, 27, had stolen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-31/police-use-stun-gun-du
Family Dollar shareholders approve Dollar Tree takeover

...dollar stores is nearly over. Family Dollar shareholders voted on Thursday...the Federal Trade Commission. Family Dollar expects it to close by March...Virginia-based Dollar Tree has said the Family Dollar name will live on, with many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-22/family-dollar-shareholders
Big Lots store on Wrightsboro Road to close Jan. 15

...1987. It has been owned by a Lakeland, Fla.-based entity, Odyssey (II) DP XII LLC, since 2006.Aaron's, Family Dollar and Sherwin-Williams Paint Store are among the eight tenants still in the center.Food Lion and Big Lots represent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-06/big-lots-st
Prison terms imposed for armed robbery conspiracy

...Roberts, 25, was sentenced to six years and five months in prison for his role in the Oct. 10, 2013, robbery of the Family Dollar on Central Avenue. Roberts and Jaron Jermaine Wallace, 23, who was sentenced to six years and six months, both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/prison-terms-imposed-a
Dollar General misses forecasts

...buying rival discount retailer Family Dollar, which has already agreed to...plans to give an update on its Family Dollar bid this month.The Goodlettsville...Matthews, North Carolina-based Family Dollar Stores Inc. in September, after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-04/dollar-general-misses-fore
Police seek Family Dollar bandit

Police are looking for a man armed with a pistol who robbed the Family Dollar store on Bayvale Road after 10 a.m. today.The suspect is described as a black man wearing a red University of Georgia sweatshirt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-02/police-seek-family-dol
Police trying to identify Family Dollar robber

Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a Family Dollar on Tuesday.According to an incident report, the man entered the store at 2020 Gordon Highway around 10:10 a.m. and demanded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-03/police-trying-identify
Family Dollar bucks Dollar General bid again

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Family Dollar is rejecting Dollar General's latest acquisition...needed to get antitrust clearance for its deal to buy Family Dollar.Family Dollar rejected an earlier offer of nearly $9 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/family-dollar-bucks-dollar
Family Dollar bandit sought

...ski mask holding a semi-automatic handgun with an extended magazine took an undisclosed amount of money from the Family Dollar store at 1991 Broad St. at 8:18 a.m.The robber is shown on surveillance video wearing a white shirt over a dark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-28/family-dollar-bandit-sought
Man sought for stealing cigarettes

...stealing $656 worth of cigarettes from an area business.Approximately 7:27 a.m., deputies responded to the Family Dollar at 3724 Mike Padgett Highway, where store officials noticed the front-door glass was smashed and cigarettes had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/man-sought-stealing-ci