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YARELIS RIVERAAward/honor: Received the Presidents Award from Rent A CenterDetails: She is the store manager for the store at 2115 Windsor Spring Road, Augusta. BEVERLY SMITHAward/honor: Received the 2015 Manager of the Year Award...

Domino's employee sought after string of thefts

...About 8 a.m. Thursday, deputies were called to Domino's Pizza, in the 3100 block of Washington Road, where a store manager said employee Amber Sigmon, 23, of Augusta, had been cancelling orders from the computer and pocketing cash, according...

Shoppers hit South Carolina stores during sales tax holiday

...Revenue projects that shoppers in the Palmetto State will save between $2 to $3 million throughout the weekend.Belk store manager Will Batte said the state's sales tax holiday is the biggest sales weekend for the store since Father's Day. The...

Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...continued after she was promoted to store manager in October 2010. She left two...case.Dawn Hughey, a former store manager for Dollar General in Flint...was just expected if you were a store manager."She made about $45,000...

Wells Fargo volunteers join Habitat for Humanity to repair Augusta home for family in need

...within their community," said Scott, a Wells Fargo store manager. "Community is everything. We want to serve in a...home.Cynthia Figueroa, a first-time volunteer and store manager at Wells Fargo's Gor don Highway location, said the...

Applebee's manager slain near Atlanta

...FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. - Applebee's is offering a reward for information leading the conviction of the suspect who killed a store manager in Fayetteville. Police report 27-year-old Gregory Smith was found dead Sunday morning inside his car in the restaurant's...

3 Wal-Mart workers face theft charges

...incident report. They also admitted to keeping some of the money for themselves, the report said.A Wrightsboro Road store manager called police when she suspected that Butler-Bates had been placing clothes under the counter, then scanning them...

Three suspects wanted in theft from Augusta Mall

...from an area business.Shortly after 1 p.m., officers responded to Sunglass Hut in the Augusta Mall, where a store manager says five pairs of sunglasses had been removed from display shelves, according to an incident report from the Richmond...

Church's Chicken on Peach Orchard Road robbed of safe

...and the cash register was found on the floor, according to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.A store manager said $700 was in the safe, while the safe was valued at $500.

Furniture retailer opens store on Bobby Jones Expressway

...that range from TVs and home theater products to computers and tablets.The store has 27 employees, said assistant store manager Mike Simonik.Simonik said the Texas-based company focuses on opening in markets that have an underserved low-income...