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Local restaurateur says government leaders forcing closure of profitable restaurant

Gary Gibson says the combination of a planned retirement by a Gary’s Hamburgers store manager and what he calls the never-ending federal unemployment subsidies and stimulus checks has forced his hand. Gary’s Hamburgers was forced to limit hours from 6AM-3PM over the summer to combat an employee shortage. Saturday, the ten year-old restaurant is permanently closing. “We…

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Employee shortage forces closure of one Gary’s location

Gary’s Hamburgers was forced to limit hours from 6AM-3PM over the summer to combat an employee shortage. Saturday, the ten year-old restaurant is permanently closing. Saturday is the last day to enjoy a fresh biscuit with meat or handmade 1\3rd or 2\3rd pound angus beef hamburger at one of Gary’s better performing  locations on Wheeler Road,…

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Military family settles in CSRA, opens retail/production center

The busy holiday pet season is helping to spur on Bretta Farina’s puppy pet-collar growth plan, accelerated by hard-working women. She’s just moved into a 2500 square foot space at 261 Meredian Drive in Grovetown across from the Wal-Mart near Gateway Square. DC Lawrence Real Estate represented Farina’s Puddle Jumper business in the lease. Farina will be opening…

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Pandemic derails start-up restaurant in Evans

Shemp and Petey’s restaurant on Washington Road opened in the summer and didn’t make it to fall---closing on August 28th. Shemp’s and Petey’s was known for culinary concoctions like their “Big Beefy and Grilled Cheese” sandwiches The restaurant offered up unique sandwiches and homemade pasta dishes with a local flair. The restaurant took over for a pair…

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New female-focused businesses part of downtown Augusta growth

Sisters Brianne Martin and Danielle Harmadi opened Freshwater Design Co., which sells handcrafted jewelry and accessories, located at 1022 Broad St. on Thursday, Aug. 5. (Photo taken by Josh Heath) Brianne Martin and Danielle Harmadi – a pair of sisters originally from Wisconsin – recently launched their own business in downtown Augusta. Martin and Harmadi (see photo…

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