Dollar Tree completes $8.5B purchase of Family Dollar

Dollar store chain Dollar Tree closes $8.5B purchase of discount store rival Family Dollar.

Ga. gas hike not factor at the pump yet

...lower now than it was over most of those four years, the result is a 6-cent increase in the state's share of gasoline purchases.Social media last week was full of warnings about an imminent price increase and recommendations to fill up before midnight...

Customers take advantage of fireworks sales in Augusta

...across the state border into South Carolina for her fireworks purchases.A day after consumer sales of fireworks became legal in...people so far."In Georgia, a 5 percent excise tax on each purchase is implemented in addition to state and local sales taxes...

Augusta wants more goats for detention pond program

...assigned in recent weeks to dry ponds in the Heph zibah area near Augusta Animal Services.This week, city staffers will seek to purchase 10 to 12 more goats, Traffic Engineer Steve Cas sell said.Animal Services is also attempting to breed two males and two...

Share info about school

...information about the old Sue Reynolds Elementary School.A few months ago The Augusta Chronicle featured a story that detailed our purchase and renovation plans for this beautiful historic building. We have been working hard since then, and are nearly ready to...

New Balance says military slow to deliver on promise to outfit recruits in US-made sneakers

...Currently, most recruits are given a one-time voucher to purchase sneakers at military supply stores that have met certain standards...military "issues" the sneakers or gives recruits a stipend to purchase them. "The bottom line is that the law is the law and the...

Metro Augusta stores seeing Father's Day business

...Hill, accompanied on the Friday shopping trip by daughter Natalie Nance, said she hoped to limit their Father's Day purchases to one store."She works, too, and has a budget," Hill said of her daughter. "I don't. I'm trying to keep it...

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Braves' Touki Toussaint set to make system debut against GreenJackets

...utility player Phil Gosselin in a salary dump that has Arroyo's $10 million going on the Braves' books. It was essentially a purchase of that amount for Toussaint.The 19-year-old is a raw pitcher who will need much development time, but the potential...

ConAgra to sell store-brand food business

...since it bought Ralcorp and threatened a proxy battle for seats on the ConAgra's board of directors.At the time of the purchase, ConAgra had said that the Ralcorp acquisition would provide the company with a larger presence in the growing private label...