No empty nest: Young women live with Mom & Dad like it's 1940

...a degree.She is living with her folks while she figures out her next step and has taken a holiday job at the same retail store she worked when she was 18 to bring in some cash.There are bumps, like when she fails to tidy up or check in with...

November visitor spending predicted to be $1.8 million

...the number of occupied overnight hotel rooms and factors in money spent by visitors in local hotels, restaurants and retail stores. Last November, the agencies anticipated the city's tourism to produce $2.4 million.

As pessimism of consumers grows, US economy shrinks

...currency exchange rates are depressing revenue.At the same time, U.S. consumers appear to be pulling back. Sales at retail stores and restaurants dipped in September after a flat reading in August. Though Americans are snapping up cars at a solid...

Out with the old...iPhones? 4 ways to reuse, resell, recycle last year's models

...ELSE: Apple will give you store credit for old devices that you can then use for new gadgets. You can do this in a retail store or online, where you'll get an estimate before mailing in your phone. An online check for the phone above yielded...

Downtown Augusta crime data show decrease in downtown since SMART unit

...assaults, larceny-thefts and homicides increased slightly."It gives people a sense of comfort," DeLaigle Hickman, retail store supervisor at Fireside, an outdoor kitchen and grill store at 1246 Broad St., said of the unit.Richmond County...

E-commerce store owner opening clothier on Furys Ferry Road

...is the catalyst behind a new locally-owned clothing retail store in Augusta.Ashley Gilbert is opening an apparel and...business and came up with the idea to open a secondary retail store as a way to offset overhead costs.Due South replaces...

'No person more deserving'

...a more apt name.Ronnie Strength, after all, personified the word "dedication."He took a cut in pay to leave retail store J.B. White and follow in his father's footsteps in law enforcement. And in a career spanning 1970 to 2012...

Bass Pro Shops' 'mothership' in Missouri is massive, impressive

...re-created native habitats ? and even enjoy a seafood dinner or Kentucky's finest bourbons.It is part theme park, part retail store and part museum ? with long, windowless corridors connecting the various specialty areas.Everything in between...

Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

WASHINGTON - They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.With those employees...

William "Bill" Merry, owner of Merry's Trash and Treasures on Broad Street dies

...was one of the first people to reach out to us when we moved in," McCully said. "He was just really happy to see a retail store moving in."McCully remembered Merry as the first downtown merchant to arrive to work in the mornings and one of the...