•  
  •  
Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

...operations are soon to expand into the basement, Long said.The business now has help from a still master, Ric Vann, and store manager, Martha MacDonald.An average week at the distillery yields between 35 and 40 gallons of whiskey. The spring and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-23/edgefield-d
Cold weather forecast for area Wednesday night

...The good news is that it's not expected to break the record low temp, which was 9 degrees in 1970.Gloria Moss, store manager at Culpepper Lumber Ace Hardware in Evans, said it's evident people have already started preparing for the cold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/cold-weather-forecast-area-w
New Wal-Mart grocery to open Jan. 28

...Mar ket for the Augusta area. It is 6,000 square feet larger than the market on Evans to Locks Road in Martinez.Store manager Tony Clax ton said the location has more shelf space and a pharmacy. It also has a gas station."We have to unload...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-07/new-wal-mart-grocery-open-
Officials urge fireworks safety during New Year's celebrations

...fireworks to minimize the risk of injury."Then we kind of just stay back and watch," she said.Skip Playford, store manager at Wacky Wayne's Fireworks, said it's also wise to keep a bucket of sand or water nearby in case of a fire.Nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-30/officials-urge-fireworks-saf
Shoppers rush to stores on day after Christmas

...do black Friday shopping too, so we're used to it," said Morgan Pittman.A few storefronts down at Old Navy, store manager Brian Harrison described Friday morning traffic as steady. He expected customer foot traffic to peak by late-afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-26/shoppers-ru
Holiday shoppers rush out for last-minute purchases

...present: a bottle of Chanel No. 5."You'll see a lot of men coming in for last-minute shopping," said Belk store manager Will Batte. "It'll be very busy this evening and all day tomorrow (Christmas Eve)."Batte said fragrances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-23/holiday-sho
Augusta residents preparing early for winter

...Lumber Ace Hardware have kept their eyes on forecasts in order to prepare for cold weather needs. Gloria Moss, the store manager, said customers have been shopping for kerosene and propane heaters, pipe insulation and fireplace accessories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-19/augusta-residents-preparing-
18-year-old arrested for taking socks from Spencer's Gifts

...Augusta Mall without paying for the socks, according to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.The store manager told deputies he witnessed Major remove the tags from the items, conceal them in her jacket, and then attempt to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-21/18-year-old-arrested-t
David Perdue wants to bring a CEO's perspective to the Senate

...Dollar General after he had stepped down as CEO. It resulted from a class-action discrimination complaint by female store managers alleging they were paid less than male counterparts during Perdue's tenure. The candidate downplayed it when Nunn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-11
Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

...until Dec. 20.As for Wal-Mart's price-matching policy, Deisha Barnett, a Wal-Mart spokeswoman, says many store managers have matched online prices for customers on a case-by-case basis."Taking care of the customers who shop our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-30/wal-mart-tests-matching-pr