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.
Covington City Council members met Thursday night to discuss what the council should expect from the Main Street Covington program regarding tourism efforts, now that operation of the program is expected to be taken on by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.
Two industries are expanding in neighboring Morgan and Walton counties, creating hundreds of future jobs for area residents.
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When Newton County residents need help with their computers there is one place that comes to mind and that's PC Afterdark.
NEW YORK -- Circuit City Stores Inc., the nation's second-biggest electronics retailer, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday but plans to stay open for business as the busy holiday shopping season approaches. It filed under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code, which will allow it to hold off creditors and continue operations while it develops a reorganization plan.
Local DirecTV retailer Satellite Junction has been in business for two years, and recently opened their fourth store, a location in Covington, last year As a retailer, they do installation and sales for DirecTV as well as fulfillment work for other larger DirecTV retailers.
Located on Elm Street, Ludie's Sporting Goods has called Covington home since 1982. First located in Newton Plaza, the store moved to its current location in 1996.
Governor Sonny Perdue and the Governor's Office of Workforce Development recently announced the Solo Cup Company as the Work Ready Business of the Year. Solo Cup Company, the global manufacturer of single-use food and beverage service products, instituted Work Ready into its three Georgia facilities earlier this year. Working with DeKalb Technical College, the company created job profiles and began using Work Ready to hire the most qualified candidates – resulting in more than 70 ...
On Nov. 1, 1996 Merryvale Assisted Living Facility opened its doors to local senior residents. Merryvale's story began when Sam III and Loucy Hay envisioned a top-notch senior care facility serving area families right in the heart of Newton County.
In business for 12 years, Nu-Da, a storage building company located on U.S. Highway 278, offers customers a wide selection of storage structures in varying sizes that can be used for an assortment of things including stables and hobby work sheds.
If you wander into the Tropical Nails salon on the Covington square, with its bamboo and orchid decor, you'd be forgiven for thinking you've wandered into a little bit of tropical paradise.
Fletcher's Jewelry, a staple on the Covington square, has been in business in Newton County since 1932 and has been family owned for four generations.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Circuit City Stores Inc. said Monday it is closing about 20 percent of its U.S. stores, including 14 in Illinois, and cutting thousands of jobs in an effort to return to profitability as it finds consumers reluctant to spend and its vendors less eager to give it credit. The nation's No. 2 consumer electronics retailer said it will shut 155 of its more than 700 stores and leave at least a dozen ...
Almost 90 years ago the Ramsey family opened a furniture store just off of the Covington square on Clark Street. Today, former mayor of Covington Sam Ramsey runs the store, which has approximately 30,000 square feet of display space. Before opening the store off of the square in 1919, Ramsey's grandfather, C.D. Ramsey, owned a general store on Salem Road. In 1922, Ramsey's father C.D. Jr., took over care of the store. In 1948, Ramsey's ...
A new business has opened up in Covington – Premier Packaging Products Inc. – a French-owned company that manufactures cardboard packaging for the shipping of domestic products.
In business for 67 years, Covington Ford is one of the city of Covington's oldest businesses and most well known car dealerships.
A new pizza restaurant has opened up between Porterdale and Monticello offering traditional New York-style Italian food.
?After a brief summer hiatus, Tattersall’s (formerly of Conyers) is back in business at the Porterdale Mill Lofts. The popular bookstore, which operated in Conyers for decades, opened up shop last week. In its new location, Tattersall’s at the Mill has scaled back its book collection for the time being while its coffee shop has been re-emphasized. “It’s a little different,” said store owner Kim Harper, adding that she sought to bring only the best ...