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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As business owners try to get a handle on how federal healthcare reform is going to affect their operations, they're finding a few answers and a lot of questions.
The proposed International House of Pancakes and Sprint wireless store are scheduled to open in the spring and the new restaurant is expected to bring 70 to 90 new jobs to the area.
T-Mobile announced recently it upgraded it 4G data and voice coverage in the Atlanta region, including Covington.
Jackson McConnell, President and Chief Executive Officer at Pinnacle Bank, today announced that Sara Stephens has been promoted to branch manager of the bank's Covington office.
Baxter International has agreed to purchase Swedish medical-equipment maker Gambro for $26.5 billion Swedish kronor ($4 billion U.S. dollars).
The Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a housing forum at 7 p.m. tonight at The Center for Community Preservation and Planning, 2104 Washington St. SW, Covington.
Covington residents may soon get a gift of pancakes and cell phones as an IHOP restaurant and Sprint wireless store are expected to come to the area.
A recent trip to China has Bill Lobele, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Beaver Manufacturing Company in Mansfield, sharing his impressions of how Chinese students see entrepreneurship.
Newton County's unemployment rate declined to 9.5 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 9.6 percent in September, according to preliminary numbers released by the Georgia Department of Labor recently. The rate was 11.5 percent in October 2011.
No matter what happens to the fiscal cliff, Newton County residents can expect a tax increase next year, according to Brian Byars of Advanced Retirement Planners.
Local industry Hillphoenix, which had been looking to consolidate some of its U.S. locations in either Covington or Conyers, has chosen Conyers, but will not be closing its Covington plant.
Average retail gasoline prices in the area have risen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.25/gal yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.43/gal, according to gasoline price website AtlantaGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Atlanta during the past week, prices yesterday were 1.2 cents per gallon lower than the same day ...
China Wing, a new Chinese restaurant located in Porterdale, is set to open this weekend. The location previously housed another local business when the restaurant owner Mr. Lee decided to renovate the building costing him nearly $50,000. Lee previously had a location in Madison County. However, after a friend's suggestion to relocate, Lee moved his restaurant to Porterdale. The 2,000 square-foot restaurant has ample room for patrons ...
Local metal manufacturer Vestar Technologies is planning to hire 75 employees during the next two years to greatly expand on its current workforce of 14 employees.
Commercial Ed's Produce, 5590 Ga. Highway 81, June 1, Mr. Eddie R. Cleckler. Events & Anquets, 685 Kirkland Road, June 8, Mrs. Oladapo Flase. Ole Hand Auction House, 179 Ga. Highway 11, Social Circle, July 3, Mr. Kristoher Clark. Covington Fresh Produce Inc., 4125 Salem Road, Covington, July 6, Mr. William Garber. Edward Jones, 13161 Brown Bridge Road, Covington, July 19, Mr. James R. Rogers. Hair Therapy Salon and Spa, 2087 Crowell Road, Covington, Aug. ...