Circuit City not closing Augusta store

Augusta's Circuit City store at 239 Robert C. Daniel Parkway was not on the list of stores that the electronics retailer plans to close this year.

Circuit City released a list this morning of the 155 stores nationwide that it will close, 19 of them are in Georgia.

The retailer is shutting down underperforming stores in an effort to financially restructure the company. It has been affected by wanning consumer confidence and the credit problems of its vendors.

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