Motorcycle accident in Washington Road parking lot kills Grovetown woman

...rate of speed on the newly-purchased 2013 Harley-Davidson in the Washington Road parking lot between Hooters and Stein Mart around 9 p.m. when he lost control and struck a parked Toyota Tundra.Allen, of Grovetown, was pronounced dead...

Season brings uncertainty for stores

...year, but they're fearful that it will."I am not nervous, but I am mindful," said Jay Stein, the chairman of Stein Mart, a 300-store chain that sells home goods and clothing. "The biggest enemy of consumer confidence is uncertainty...

Kirby: My wedding gift giving has improved over time

...bought with my own money in the mid-1970s came from the old Sam Solomon store on Washington Road. You know, where Stein-Mart is now.It was two framed picture-paintings of African lions ? a boy lion and a girl lion. They were mostly brown...

Rants & Raves

...the Council on Foreign Relations in the last seven years? I WANT TO RECOGNIZE the man who returned my wallet to me at Stein-Mart. My wallet slipped out of pocket. I did not know it was missing until they brought it to me. This act of kindness went...

Companies rush to blame bad news on payroll tax increase

...Cos. Inc., operator of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, is up 6 percent this year, Ross Stores Inc. 7.5 percent and Stein Mart Inc. 16.6 percent. Wal-Mart is up nearly 4 percent since its earnings announcement on Feb. 21, while Burger King...

March retail sales tepid due to cold weather, worries

...s revenue figure rose 4 percent in March, short of expectations for a 5.2 percent rise.Department store operator Stein Mart Inc. said revenue at stores open at least a year dropped 2.8 percent in March, falling short of Wall Street predictions...

Father's Day not as lucrative as other holidays

...family, we always try to do about the same amount," said Hall, who was browsing the men's golf apparel section at Stein Mart on Wednesday. "We try to be fair."Mother's Day, however, tends to generate more spending from shoppers at the...

Day after Christmas big for returns, sales in Augusta-area stores

...percent off.Gwendolyn Knight, the manager of the Augusta Stein Mart, said shoppers making returns can save a lot of time...the store because they didn't know what to expect."Stein Mart's return policy requires a receipt or gift receipt...

Shopper Trophy: Bonita Jenkins

THIS WEEK'S SHOPPER TROPHY GOES TO BONITA JENKINSSAVINGS: $95.63HOW SHE DID IT: Bonita Jenkins, of Augusta, combined a 40 percent off coupon with a 40 percent off sale at Stein Mart.DO THE MATH: At full price, the items pictured would have cost $98. She spent $2.37.

Post-Christmas rush means sales, exchanges

...the good bargains traditionally available on Dec. 26. Gloria Edmunds was one of those, shopping at Stein Mart on Washington Road. Stein Mart was one of several stops in her day of "hitting sales." Ms. Edmunds said that shopping gave her an...