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.
The RaceWay gas station on U.S. Highway 278 will eventually reopen and the retail store will be demolished and rebuilt, but the company has not yet given a timetable. The station has been vacant since a fire gutted the retail store section in May 2010.
Apollo Staffing of Covington has begun a unique fundraiser online using Facebook: For every person who goes to their Facebook page and clicks the "like" button, they will donate $1 to Noah's Ark of Locust Grove.
Business owners can gain insight into today's banking world, including what banks are looking for in prospective borrowers and how new regulations may affect lending, at a seminar offered 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the 8100 Bob Williams Parkway campus of DeKalb Technical College.