Chris and Teri Haler met while attending the Atlanta Art Institute in pursuit of careers in graphic design. Finding each other through their passion for their art, they married a year after graduation and eventually went into business together.
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.