Industries comply with state new laws

Columbia County industries that store dangerous chemicals should begin work to comply with new laws requiring public notification of accidents and worst-case disaster...

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Supermarket Shopper

...Martin: I agree with you 100 percent that parents should use the child safety belts in shopping carts. However, I think that store personnel, including the supermarket manager, should take a more active role in keeping an eye out for shoppers whose...

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Supermarket loyalty programs have short memories

...loyalty" program that sends rewards (such as coupons) to participants every three months based on their spending at that store. At a recent AARP meeting, several members mentioned that being senior citizens, they don't receive these rewards...

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County seeks partner for safety group

...programs. Although Richmond County has dozens of industries that store or use dangerous chemicals, neighboring Columbia County...attended the program, but most of the county's industries that store or use dangerous chemicals did not attend.

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Who's in charge -- you or your database?

...While it may seem lightweight, it is conceptually identical to those giant and sometimes ominous-seeming systems that store your tax returns or checking account. Then there's a slew of specialized databases: The various address books that...

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Business briefs

...a The Answer store at Augusta Exchange shopping center. It also operates a Fashion Bug at the same shopping center. That store will be either closed or converted to Lane Bryant, a brand it acquired last year from The Limited Inc. The targeted...

Scientists put brakes on beams of lights

...researchers hope to harness its speedy properties in the development of more powerful computers and other technologies that store information in light particles rather than electrons. The experiments were conducted in separate laboratories in Cambridge...

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Bealls to open in Augusta

...operate under the name Burke's Outlet. The company does not use the Bealls name in South Carolina. An opening date for that store has not yet been scheduled. Bealls (pronounced like Bells) Outlet stores offers a wide variety of brand-name apparel...

Rants & Raves

...an employee of a North Augusta store all summer. Yet, this district manager forced an employee to quit their job at that store, simply because the employee shared an apartment with a female employee of the store and her husband who doesn't even...

Bass Pro Shops backs out of Columbia County deal

...and Flowing Wells Road.Cross said company officials said they didn't think the Augusta market was big enough for that store and one being built by its competitor, Cabela's Inc.Cabela's announced on July 25 ? the day after Bass Pro Shops...