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Carl Sanders: Last governor from Augusta Augusta as a salesman with Swift & Co. meatpacking, where he met and married Roberta Alley, a cashier at the S.H. Kress Co. on Broad Street.Young Carl's character was formed by a Great Depression childhood that was sometimes meager in...
Some owners block the way to renaissance

...for these buildings," said Bonnie Ruben, the owner of the Ramada Plaza Hotel and the J.C. Penney building and S.H. Kress & Co. buildings. "What comes first, the chicken or the egg?" Ms. Ruben has taken the decidedly conservative approach...
Business | Urban Renewal
Activist works to improve community's quality of life system once as a teacher's aide and later as lunchroom manager. She also worked in Augusta at the former S.H. Kress Co.'s warehouse filling orders and at Carole Fabrics sewing window drapery. Instead of retiring quietly, Mrs. Johnson...
National | Lucy C. Laney High School
Recovery year has ups, downs

The 2003 economic year for Augusta was bittersweet: The metro area continued to feel the sting of jobs heading overseas, but at the same time managed to outpace the state and nation in job creation.
Business | E-Z-Go | International Paper
Owner details renovations

...see the light of day late next year. Augusta businesswoman Bonnie Ruben said she plans to convert the dilapidated S.H. Kress & Co. building in the 800 block of Broad Street into an atrium-style retail center. The 40,000-square-foot structure...
Della Armstrong (RIVERVIEW, Fla.)

...moved to Augusta, Ga. in 1948 and made it her home for over 54 years. During those 54 years, she was employed by S. H. Kress Co., Lily Tulip Paper Co., and Krispy Kreme Doughnut Co. Della loved life passionately and her #1 priority was...
Pinky O'Shea

...Georgia, the youngest of John B. and Nellie Mae Almand Fowler s five children. After high school Pinky worked at S.H. Kress & Co. and then with Georgia Power. In the midst of WWII, she met John Augustus Jack O Shea, Jr. of Sheepshead Bay...