A few more fast-food restaurants are coming to Newton County, including two near the Walmart at Salem and Brown Bridge roads.
Without a highly skilled workforce in place, Newton County will struggle to attract the kind of industries that can truly bring up the county's per capita income and improve its quality of life, according to the county's top industrial recruiters.
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Walgreens is coming to downtown Covington, and Covington Ford could be leaving.
Wendy Connor is an ordained minister, an author and a publisher, so she's well versed in the world of Christian literature. She finds that a lot of religious literature is based on beliefs and traditions that overtime have been shaped more by men than by the Bible. Those beliefs and traditions lead to artificial separations between Christians like denominations. That's why Connor opened the JITA Marketplace, a Christian bookstore which she said carries unique books ...
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Newspaper publisher Triple Crown Media Inc., which owns daily and weekly newspapers in Georgia, has filed for bankruptcy protection. In a prepackaged filing Monday in Delaware bankruptcy court, the Lexington, Ky.-based company listed assets of about $33 million, and liabilities of about $86 million.
Everyone wants to eat organic produce, but the prices are prohibitive for many. That's where the local Green Livin' Farms come in, offering locally-grown, daily-picked produce at the same prices as normal produce at the supermarket. Most of Green Livin's produce comes from Owner Darrell Head's one-acre farm, located in the River Cove subdivision, just a few miles down the road from the store's U.S. Highway 278 and Ga. Highway 142 location at "The Hub."
Newton County residents don't have as many local shopping choices as they would like, but the only way to attract more businesses is to spend more money at the local ones that already exist.
All-Star Muffler's employees can definitely fix any muffler or exhaust problems, but owner Robbie Floyd said he wants people to know that All-Star is a complete auto car shop.
Beth Rockmore knows getting a tattoo for the first time can be scary. The decision, the pain and the permanency. That's why her tattoo parlor, Tiki Tattoo, is different A laid-back atmosphere, kind and considerate employees who understand the apprehension and private rooms that don't put you on display.
On Friday, Aug. 21, United Bank announced it entered into a purchase and assumption agreement with the FDIC to assume all deposits and approximately $155 million in assets of First Coweta Bank based in Newnan. United Bank purchased both insured and uninsured deposits, and therefore all First Coweta Bank depositor accounts will be honored in full. All former First Coweta Bank locations will open as normal on Saturday, Aug. 22, at their ...
Whether you're a life-long farmer, new to the country life and looking to start your own garden or chicken coop or simply a shopper looking for original clothes and accessories, Boss Brothers Country Store is the place for you.
Snapping Shoals EMC recently donated $10,000 from the co-op's unclaimed capital credit funds to the Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber plans to use the funds to assist in sponsoring the Industry Senior Leadership Day to be held in late September or early October. The Chamber also plans to use the funds to strengthen ongoing efforts to open a Career Academy in Newton County. In addition, some of the funds will be used ...
The teachers at Woodlee's Christian Academy set themselves apart by getting to know each child as an individual and helping those children grow academically, physically and spiritually.
The Rev. Warren Williams depends on God to lead him in all matters of life, from faith to business. It's appropriate then that William's opened his own Christian-themed variety store, Deacon's Corner in Newton Plaza, on a leap of faith at the directing of God.
USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Jonathan Coppess has announced that biomass conversion facilities can begin signing up to participate in the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, which will help increase production of renewable energy. The program, authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to producers who deliver eligible material to biomass conversion facilities and FSA will provide financial assistance to collect, harvest, store and transport eligible materials. "This program will benefit producers, the developing ...
Retrofitting historical buildings is an increasingly popular practice, combining history with modern amenities and maintaining previous styles of architecture, which become unique once again.
With summer in full swing, insects and other pests are finding their way into homes and businesses all across the county. That's where Bizzy Bee Exterminator comes in, providing a range of pest extermination and prevention services. Bizzy Bee has been in Oxford since 1972 and its employees have an average of 40 years of industry experience, Vice President Brook Collins said. He said his company is focused on high-quality work and customer service.