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.
Freshway Market on North Cherokee Road in Social Circle has held its own in the current economic climate by simply doing what it does best: Despite facing competitors with cheaper prices, the store continues to proudly serve its community with the freshest cuts of meat and produce.
50 years: Paul's Body Shop, located at 4127 Salem Road in Covington, celebrated 50 years of service on Friday. Paul's Body Shop opened its doors in Decatur, but moved to Covington 36 years ago and has been providing car body repairs and car body painting ever since. The small, friendly staff is excited to celebrate this milestone and is looking forward to many more years of servicing the community.