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Three arrested in Aiken County EBT fraud

...money associated with the distribution of narcotics.The store's owner, 65-year-old Dianne Eubanks, has been...that did not belong to her. Investigators also believe the store was the site of a large illegal drug distribution operation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/three-arrested-aiken-c
No charges for Savannah officer who shot handcuffed man

...counts. Video from surveillance cameras inside and outside the store showed officers patting Smith down before placing him...after the patrol car left the parking lot and was not on the store's security cameras.Georgia Department of Corrections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-25/no-charges-savannah-of
Rifle fires during Craigslist exchange in Goodwill parking lot

...Monica Belser. During the exchange, the firearm discharged and a bullet struck the window at Goodwill.People inside the store were directed to the rear of the building, which was locked down until deputies cleared the scene, Belser said. No...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/rifle-fires-during-craigslis
Suspect sought after Kroger theft

...Around 4:24 p.m., deputies responded to Kroger in the 2800 block of Washington Road, where a man walked out of the store with $72.14 worth of beef brisket, according to a RCSO incident report.A store employee confronted the suspect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-21/suspect-sought-after-k
Lower gas prices fuel convenience store sales

...said. "You make your money inside the store. ... I think what retailers root...money on gas, they spend that in the store," he said. "But if the gas is...is an immediate draw to go inside the store. The North Augusta resident said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-20/lower-gas-p
Shopgirl: Facebook creates 'legacy contact' in case of death

...Final Cut Facebook page says that the store is trying to find a new location...each time I've been in lately, the store has seemed progressively emptier...employees you'll be sad to see the store close ? never underestimate the power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-02-19/shopgirl-fac
Dunkin' Donuts/Which Wich combo store coming to Walton Way in Augusta

...franchisees and brothers Peter and AJ Patel.Peter Patel said he heard several requests from existing customers to add the stores along the Walton Way corridor near 15th Street. The location wedged between Georgia Regents University and hospitals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-18/dunkin-donu
Local developer purchases old Woolworth building

...more than 20 years. The property has long been slated for redevelopment since F.W. Woolworth & Co. officially closed the store in 1992.The former owners purchased the building six years ago with intentions of completing renovations but health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-20/local-devel
Augusta area florists hope for big Valentine's Day after last year's ice storm

...computer system came back online, the store was flooded with orders, general...Heather Colvin, the general manager of the store."We were able to salvage a lot...business will rebound at Cudos.The store has doubled its personnel on both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-11/augusta-are
RadioShack to close mall stores

...and Sprint employees would sell mobile devices and service plans.Outside the metro area, RadioShack also identified the store in the Orangeburg, S.C., mall for closing.The company, which has not turned a profit since 2011, employs about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/radioshack-close-mall-stor