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"Laddering" your retirement income

Throughout my career I have seen ongoing recommendations to ladder your investments and savings to generate consistent, long term income. Just envision each step on the ladder being an asset and you've got the laddering idea.

May 10, 2015 | Mike Lassiter | Business


'Sleepy Hollow' TV show moves to Rockdale

The Headless Horseman will soon join vampires on Conyers film sets, as Fox's popular supernatural TV series "Sleepy Hollow" moves its production here.

May 10, 2015 | John Ruch | Business


The Basic Annuity – Fixed Interest

If you want a guaranteed rate of return and don't need your income until a later date, a fixed interest annuity might be for you. Interest rates are at the level they were in the 1950's and this also has negatively affected certificates of deposit.

April 26, 2015 | Mike Lassiter | Business


Using annuities in your retirement planning

As we move into April, I had planned to start a series of articles on Investing in Equities. Instead, I want to provide information on using annuities in your retirement planning, including benefits and risks. My motivation was learning that a long time insured who has moved out of state has run out of money and is being supported by her children. Studies show that the consistent #1 concern of the baby boomers is running out of money.

April 12, 2015 | Mike Lassiter | Business


Shark Tank TV show casting call April 13 in Decatur

You can apply to pitch your company for ABC's hit reality TV show "Shark Tank" at a casting call breakfast Monday, April 13, 8 a.m. at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr, Decatur, GA. Companies will be chosen to pitch to casting director Scott Salyers. Apply at http://valuespartnerships.com/ATLSharkTankBreakfast/

April 09, 2015 | | Business


Five Ga. film studios band together to form advocacy group

Five film and television studios around Atlanta, including Covington-based Triple Horse Studios, have come together to form an advocacy group for Georgia's studios and businesses that support film and television industries. The five studios forming the new Georgia Studio and Infrastructure Alliance (GSIA) are: Eagle Rock Studios Atlanta, EUE/Screen Gems Studios Atlanta, Mailing Avenue Stageworks, Tyler Perry Studios and Triple Horse Studios.

April 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


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Come see us in Porterdale tonight

Have your say about what goes in to The Covington News at 6 tonight when we stage a town hall meeting at the Porterdale City Hall, 2400 Main St.

December 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


The Grove’s Wine & Spirits is in the Supporter Spotlight

The opening of The Grove's Wine & Spirits in Walnut Grove has allowed owners Tim Warren and Vic Mixon to be part of a community they can appreciate and support.

December 08, 2010 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Industrial rezoning vote tonight by city

The Covington City Council will vote on the contested annexation and rezoning to city heavy industrial of 160 acres of land along Ga. Highway 142 and Airport Road, at 6 tonight at city hall.

December 05, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Business


Building Permits - November

Patillo; 14500 Lockridge Blvd., Suite ED - Ditech; industrial, interior build out. $10,000.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Business License Applications - November

Citizens Express Pharmacy Inc., (Olivia U. Ubbadng, ) 4104 Tate Street, (678) 313-3090. Retail pharmacy, over the counter medicine and snacks.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Lucky winner

Luck of the draw: Zawata Medina, pictured above with her daughter, was the winner of a Holiday Gift Basket from Mayfield's Hardware Store and The Covington News. Attendees of The Lighting of The Courthouse on the square in downtown Covington signed up for a chance to win the Holiday Gift Basket, donated by Mayfield's Hardware.

November 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Chamber ramps up retail recruitment

Amidst all the Christmas caroling, there's a general refrain that Newton County residents can be heard repeating during the holidays: "There's nowhere to shop."

November 28, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Business


Chamber gets new tourism focus, logo

Whether they take a road trip from Boston, like teenager Emily Ryan, or book a flight from England, like middle-aged Sue Catterall, Vampire Diaries fans flock to Covington's scenic square bringing their enthusiasm and money.

The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce is retooling its tourism efforts, creating a more modern looking logo and brochure and increasing its advertising to play off the success of Covington's current hit TV show, Vampire Diaries.

November 28, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Business


Bangkok Grill

With Bangkok Grill on U.S. Highway 278, Sam and Jee Poonpoolpoke have found a second chance to bounce back after being a dealt a blow from the country's struggling economy. Over a year later, the restaurant is running strong and the family has comfortably settled into its new home in Covington.

November 24, 2010 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Chamber members favor liquor by drink

Local businesses overwhelmingly support creation of a "liquor by the drink" ordinance in unincorporated Newton County, according to a recent survey of member businesses conducted by the Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce.

November 23, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Business


Home Builders Association installs officers

On Board: (L-R) Lucius Malcolm and Jason Dickens swore in Michael Penland, Donna Newman, Kim McNary, Jared Rutberg, Steve DuBois, Mike Smith, Teri Harris Joiner and Scott Neely as the new Board of Directors. For more information on the Newton County HBA call (770)786-3333.

November 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Supporter spotlight: Merryvale Assisted Living

Merryvale Assisted Living in Oxford is preparing for the holidays.

November 17, 2010 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Southern Heartland Art Gallery opens holiday market

You can buy unique holiday gifts created by local artists and crafters for less than $50 at the Holiday Market at Southern Heartland Art Gallery, 1132 Monticello St. on the square downtown.

November 12, 2010 | Staff Report | Business


Loganville Christian Academy

When her daughter was born, Christy Monda set out to find a suitable preschool. Unable to find one, she approached her pastor at First Baptist Church of Loganville about the problem. Six years later, Monda helped give rise to Loganville Christian Academy.

November 10, 2010 | Sabastian Wee | Business


Job credits available in Covington

Andrea Smith opened the Square Perk coffee shop on the square in Covington this summer, and she's learning just how expensive opening a new business can be.

November 10, 2010 | Gabriel Khouli | Business


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