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...president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1. Frank Blake has been Home Depot's chairman and CEO since 2007, and he will remain chairman of the company.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Sears 2Q loss widens on sluggish sales

...helped bring Kmart out of bankruptcy. But it has faced mounting pressure from nimbler rivals like Wal-Mart Stores and Home Depot.Sears is also facing broader issues that are tripping up many other retailers. Like other stores catering to the low...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-21/sears-2q-loss-wide
Home Depot second quarter profit climbs 14 percent

ATLANTA - Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income...For the three months ended Aug. 3, Home Depot Inc. earned $2.05 billion, or...predicted earnings of $1.44 per share.Home Depot's stock gained $2.53, or 3 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-19/home-depot-2q-prof
The Way We Were: Columbia Road

...churches provided classroom space.That school was eventually relocated to Cox Road and the area provided space for Home Depot, Walgreen's and other businesses.Before getting my driver's license, I would ride my bicycle into Augusta by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/way-we-were-columbia-road
Memorial sought for Georgia toddler left in SUV

...died after being left inside an SUV while his father was at work at a Home Depot office in suburban Atlanta. The child's father Justin Ross Harris...Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/memorial-sought-toddler-left
Wife in Georgia hot car death case has retained a criminal defense attorney

...Blasco said in a statement.Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.Home Depot spokeswoman Catherine Woodling confirmed Thursday that Harris no longer works for the company but would not say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/wife-georgia-hot-car-death-ca
Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

...Alabama, and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.The detective said after the boy died, Harris showed...their sophomore year of college and a co-worker at Home Depot, said Harris talked about how much he loved his son...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/detective-testifies-fa
Georgia dad returned to hot SUV with son inside, warrant says

...described them as loving parents. Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.Their landlord, Joe Saini, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Harris and his wife are "very, very nice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-25/georgia-dad-returned-hot-suv-
Home Depot fires SUV dad

ATLANTA - The Home Depot says it has fired a Georgia man who faces a murder charge in his son's death in a hot SUV. Company spokeswoman Catherine Woodling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/home-depot-fires-suv-dad
Atlanta case: Police now wonder if child abused

...and one for $25,000.Kilgore's law partner, Carlos Rodriguez, said Monday the firm is not making any public statements about the case.Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and moved to Georgia in 2012 to work for Home Depot.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-08/atlanta-case-police-no