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New sandwich deli opens in north Columbus, with more planned

A new sandwich deli is now open in north Columbus, with a Blimpie sub eatery landing at Blackmon Village Center. The franchise owner is Keith Hammond, a local real-estate agent who also has owned the Blimpie in Hamilton, Ga., just north of Columbus, for about a decade. He wants to open two more Blimpie outlets locally.

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Sears and Kmart stores near their last day in Columbus, Phenix City

With inventory sparse and empty racks plentiful on Monday, the Sears and Kmart stores in Columbus and Phenix City began their final week of business. Their last day of business is Sunday. The Sears store at 5555 Whittlesey Blvd. in Columbus, as well as the Kmart stores at 3200 Macon Road in Columbus and at 2003 U.S. Highway 280 in Phenix City. The Kmart store at 2500 Airport Thruway remains open.

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Looking for a job? You'll want to watch this first

Five people conducting interviews at the Career Fair held on Thursday, March 24 at the USCB Hilton Head Gateway Campus give a few tips on things to do -- and not to do -- when applying for a job.
Jay Karr The Island Packet
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Looking for a job? You'll want to watch this first

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Check out the Aflac duck, singer Brandy Clark hanging out before the Grammys

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