A cue from the Queen

...white straw hat on her head at Ruben's Department Store on Broad Street, she...rhinestone-and-straw version. Ruben's Department Store manager Jeff Gorelick...crystalsGEMSTONESRhinestones * Ruben's Department Store offers a replica in silver...

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Store links past, future

...store. They built a legacy that continues today -- Ruben's Department Store. More than 100 years old and still in the...its owners say. The owners operated a second Ruben's Department Store at Regency Mall in south Augusta for more...

Three businesses ruined New Year's party for Broad Street

...businesses are responsible for this: Johnny Finley at United Loan and Pawn Shop, Bonnie Ruben and Jeff Gorelick at Ruben's Department Store and Bill Prince at Bill's Package Shop. How could these three businesses dictate what goes on Broad Street...

Opinion columns
Augusta officials blame First Friday shooting on gangs

...but he could not specify which gangs were involved.Officers believe one shooter opened fire in a crowd outside Ruben's Department Store in the 900 block of Broad Street around 11:30 p.m. No one has been arrested.Officers found a Hi-Point...

Fixing First Friday

...has led some in the downtown area to call for the end of First Friday. Bonnie Ruben and Jeff Gorelick, owners of Ruben's Department Store and other downtown businesses, are adamant: First Friday has become a disaster."It's scary. It's...

No arrest yet in post-First Friday shooting

...some of the witnesses are not being cooperative," Gay said.Daniel Long, a witness to the shooting in front of Ruben's Department Store at 914 Broad St., said he heard shots and saw at least four people on the ground, mostly with ankle or...

Elsie Wheatley

...woman who was a loving and giving mother to her five children. She worked at J.B. Whites in National Hills and Ruben's Department Store as a sales representative before retiring. She is survived by her children, Kay Buck (Jim) of Hilton Head...


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Evans church members pay strangers' layaway accounts for Christmas

...toys, said Michael Sosby, the manager of the Martinez store.Another 25 or more have paid layaway accounts at Ruben's Department Store in downtown Augusta."They just keep coming, more and more of them," said Jeff Gorelick, the owner of...

Put on your Easter bonnet

...falls early this year, only two days after spring began. The early date prompted Jeff Gorelick, the president of Ruben's Department Store in downtown Augusta, to keep the fall and winter hats out for the possibility of a chilly Easter. Easter...

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