Water park set for North Augusta

...000 and 300,000 annual visitors, would be built on about 40 acres near Exit 5 off Interstate 20 and next to the new Wal-Mart Supercenter on Edgefield Road."If 10 percent of the people who attend this park decided to stay an extra day in North...

Unisys, Medac office projects finishing up

...here. This is going to become a real regional headquarters for us," Patterson said.For retail, the area's third Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market has been erected in south Augusta. The building shell is adjacent to a Rite-Aid on Windsor Spring...

Rants & Raves

...despicable behavior to continue. Why are you silent? Why are we as a nation not doing more? WE APPRECIATE THE new Wal-Mart in south Augusta. That is a good location. SHAME ON EMPLOYERS not willing to take a chance on recent college graduates...

You Remembered: Residents recall Wrightsboro Road drive-ins

...the corner of North Leg where the old Wifesaver Restaurant was located and a closed Bon-Air situated where the new Wal-Mart is located. I vividly recall sitting on the hilltop above The Forest Hills Drive-In and watching the movie Thunder...

Sears sales soften in 2nd quarter

...and Kmart in 2005, about two years after he helped bring the latter out of bankruptcy. Facing increased pressure from Wal-Mart, Target and others, Sears created the Shop Your Way loyalty program which rewards members for items they purchase...

US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...profits and sales for the May-July quarter. That doesn't bode well for the rest of the retailers like J.C. Penney, Wal-Mart and Target Corp.,which are set to report in the next few days.On Wednesday, Macy's Inc. reported a 26 percent...

Woman sought after Wal-Mart theft

A woman is sought after taking more than $700 worth of merchandise Saturday from Wal-Mart.Around 10:55 a.m., deputies responded to the Wal-Mart on Deans Bridge Road where a white female was seen on surveillance video taking $756...

Home Depot separates itself from retail crowd in 2Q

...and things like sporting goods. While Home Depot boosted its annual outlook for a second time this year on Tuesday, Wal-Mart reduced its expectations after missing second-quarter profit projections.Home Depot's upswing comes amid continued...

Pay raises, store spruce-ups crimp Wal-Mart's profit

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart's second-quarter earnings report was a mixed bag: Its investments...its third straight increase in customer counts for its U.S. Wal-Mart stores.Wal-Mart, based in Ben ton ville, Ark., is facing challenges on all...

Augusta man duped by Craigslist post

...people had already attempted to buy the car and there was no such vehicle there.The victim's money order was sent from Wal-Mart, whose employees stated they have no way of tracking where the "money gram" was picked up, the report said.