Customers take advantage of fireworks sales in Augusta

...operator Matt Betosky, who helped man the store with other members of West Oak United...percentage of revenue, operates the store as a fundraiser.Customer traffic...must pay a $5,000 licensing fee.The store officially opened Wednesday and will...

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...Sheriff's officials said the teens ran when deputies arrived, but a 17-year-old boy was arrested when he returned to the store to retrieve his cellphone.Jail records show the teen has been charged with criminal street gang activity, inciting...

Macon Wal-Mart teen rampage

...The Telegraph reports the teens ran when deputies arrived, but a 17-year-old boy was arrested when he returned to the store to retrieve his cellphone.Bibb County Sheriff David said Davis investigators are using surveillance video to try and...

Shoplifiting suspect swapped tags, report says

...self-checkout to pay for them, according to a police report.Simpson was detained by store security after leaving the store and was taken to the Charles B. Webster Detention Center. She is charged with misdemeanor theft by shoplifting.

Augusta grandmother wins $750,000 on Georgia Lottery scratch off

...who works in human resources, purchased the ticket, then went grocery shopping before scratching the instant ticket in the store's parking lot.She is a grandmother of three."I won $15 that morning, then won $10 that night," Youngquist...

CMONA uses thrift store to fund ministry

...organized than other thrift stores.When Nancy Joyce took over as director seven years ago, donations came in faster than the store on Buena Vista Avenue could sell them, and much of the sales floor was taken up with donations. Now, they are relegated...

Mayor opens Midnight Run Distillery in downtown Bartow

...said Morris "dragged us to every distillery he could find. That's how we vacationed."When he saw the price on the store front, a vision began to bubble."I envisioned putting it here, downtown, front and center, Main Street in our hometown...

Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

...their iPhone.Once that's done, a user only has to hold the phone next to a device at a store counter. The phone and the store device communicate wirelessly, prompting the user to authorize payment by pressing the phone's fingerprint sensor instead...

Shoplifting suspect arrested at Wal-Mart

...Saturday after trying to steal hair weaves from Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road, police said.Deputies responded to the store about 6:40 p.m. after Teiara Martin, 18, of Ruby Drive, was seen on surveillance video concealing beauty supplies...

Police seek suspects in Thomson theft

...Investigator Jaime Bridges said. A bank deposit containing more than $5,000 was taken.The man then walked out of the store while another man suspected of being an accomplice distracted the checkout counter employee.Both men drove away in a...