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Pete Leonetti Sr. needs a kidney.

November 01, 2014 | Sabastian Wee | LOCAL


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Maggie's Attic

Ellen Campbell has always been a collector.

Growing up, Campbell's choice of collection was bone china teacups, but that was just one collection amongst many.

April 05, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Blue Willow Inn

Billie and Louis Van Dyke, amongst other things, shared a love for Blue Willow china. The blue and white, which were their favorite colors, appealed to them but the story behind the china was much more romantic.

The legend goes like this: A Mandarin's daughter falls for her father's secretary, but because of their difference in their financial fortunes (the secretary was poor, the daughter's father was rich) the daughter was forbidden to marry him. Saddened, she chose to weep under the willow tree. The secretary would come to get her before she was to wed a ...

March 29, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


MasTer Landscape Supply

Mark A. Smith and Tim E. Reed first met at Mobile Oil, where they worked within the chemical division for 15 years. They didn't know each other very well, and neither realized they would be running a business together-years after they left the oil company.

Both men had worked in the landscaping field on the side, unbeknownst of each other. Coincidentally, after they left Mobile, they ran into each other while on separate contracting jobs.

March 24, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | LOCAL


Supporter Spotlight - Cowboy’s Hotspot

In 2003, during an equestrian event held by Achieving Skills for Change's Outreach Therapeutic Counseling Services, founder and CEO Angela Clark saw the positive effect the horses gave to the children participating.

March 23, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Spotlight: Noring Farms on Floyd

Noring Farms owners Andrew and Christina Norman started out with jobs that were the farthest from farming and selling produce. She was a mortgage banker and he was a fine wine director.

March 15, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


County BOE braces for charter decision

As legislation is allowing the state to create and fund charter schools heads for another attempt for a vote in the Georgia Senate Wednesday, school boards across the state are bracing for the outcome.

March 07, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Education


Couple cultivates roots of local agriculture

It all started with agriculture.

March 04, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | LOCAL


Couple cultivate roots of local agriculture

It all started with agriculture.

February 26, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | LOCAL


Supporter Spotlight: B & J Package Store

B & J Package Store, located on Highway 138, has been a Walnut Grove mainstay for the past 48 years.

February 23, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Spotlight: Bellock's Multi Repair Service

As spring is turning around the corner, Wayne Bellock has been busy making preparations to gear up for the upcoming season.

February 16, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Supporter Spotlight - Discovery Point

Sherrie Johnson always wanted to take care of children. When Discovery Point opened up an opportunity for her to as a franchise, she ran with it.

February 10, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Henderson's Restaurant

Since 1948, the Henderson family has been proud to serve delectable Southern dishes to the Covington community.

January 27, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Supporter Spotlight: Tropical Nails

Tropical Nails first opened on Floyd Street five years ago, and it remained there until a location on the square became available two years later. Since then, the business has been thriving, with a growing presence on the square.

January 03, 2012 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Stalvey’s Fine Foods

You can always tell the theme of a restaurant within seconds of walking through that front door.

December 21, 2011 | Sabastian Wee | LOCAL


Supporter Spotlight - Electric Autos

Ever since Electric Autos opened in Conyers last July, owner Dave McKemzie has found customers to be extremely favorable to the electric vehicles; they have had enough with the high gas prices the country has been experiencing.

December 14, 2011 | Sabastian Wee | Business


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