Georgia Perimeter College administrators are seeking to resolve complaints filed against its student government association and the school for violation of state open records and meeting requirements.
After losing 50 pounds on Body for Life, a 12-week weight loss/exercise competition, Covington dentist Laurie Deemer decided to start running. It wasn't long before one of her patients found out she was running and asked her if she would run the Georgia Half Marathon to raise money for cystic fibrosis research.
Eye Deal Optical on U.S. Highway 278, opened in December 2009 to offer Covington residents affordable optical services, along with the latest styles in eyewear.
Mitcham Farms has been a family business for more than 100 years. Kevin Mitcham and his parents, Tommy and Emy, look at the farm as their livelihood, considering its history as a centennial farm.
Working in the tire business for 19 years, Tommy Coker always wanted a tire shop of his own. He fulfilled that desire when he opened Bulldog Tire in 1982, but the source of Coker's pride is not in his business, but his employees. The shop, which celebrates its 29 anniversary this month, is operated by 11 employees, five of whom have been there for more than 20 years, including Shop Manager Tommy Banks, General Manager Tim ...
Lauren Robledo has worked in the cleaning field for many years. Cleaning for employer William Ellenberg for many years, she eventually joined him to open Immaculate Maid Services.
The Collegian campus newspaper has filed complaints against the administration of Georgia Perimeter College over apparent Georgia Open Records Act violations.
"Trading Spaces on the Square in Covington is no flea market. Owner Heather Lewis, with a penchant for interior design, brings a warm, decorative style to the antiques sold at the store.
Wayne Allen and Patrick Greene consider themselves a dying breed. Dressed in cowboy hats and boots, along with their Wrangler jeans and vests, they are the image of the iconic cowboy. As cattle farmers, both men agree they could do no other profession.
"It's all about the kids" is Coach Mike Hipps' motto. A coach for more than 20 years with the Newton County Recreation Department, he has dedicated his life to the children of Newton County.
Chris and Teri Haler met while attending the Atlanta Art Institute in pursuit of careers in graphic design. Finding each other through their passion for their art, they married a year after graduation and eventually went into business together.
Customers may love the deep discounted prices on fabric at OHCO's outlet store, but they are unaware of the scope of its operations.
Carol Richardson was retired, but then she got an offer to work as a cashier at Antiques & Stuff. She wanted some part-time employment, so she took the job. Within a month, she became manager.
Rocky Creek Nursery, located in Newborn, has struggled to maintain its operations due to the current economic climate. The farm specializes in conventional landscaping trees, with 35 varieties like maples, oaks, hollies, magnolias and crape myrtles.
Bill Welch had originally wanted his bar to have a 60s and 70s theme. The bar and restaurant was decorated to embody that time period, but he soon decided to reorganize and create a more contemporary setting.