Ginn Motor Company was founded by S.A. Ginn in 1922 as a Ford dealership. The business converted to Chevrolet in 1932 and has built its reputation as a reliable and trustworthy dealer of Chevy, Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep.
Steven R. Steinhilber Jr., controller for Bard Medical Division, has received the business's Charles Russell Bard Award. The award was given in recognition of his "outstanding character, abilities, and achievements," according to a release.
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.
Lessons on leadership, tasty Chick-fil-A food and the warm feeling that one gets after donating to a good cause will be available at the Chick-fil-A Leadercast from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 6 at the Turner Lake Complex.
Tanieka Wyatt, customer service representative of United Bank in Covington, was selected Employee of the Year for 2010 by her peers. Wyatt has been employed by United Bank since 2008 and received an engraved desk clock for her achievement.
Local job seekers will have a chance to interview with some of the area's largest manufacturers at a job fair from 8 a.m. to noon today at DeKalb Technical College's Covington campus, 8100 Bobby Williams Parkway.