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Acuity Brands expands, adding 700 jobs in Rockdale, DeKalb

Georgia-based Acuity Brands will expand its operation, creating 700 jobs and investing more than $16 million into Rockdale and DeKalb counties over the next five years, announced Governor Nathan Deal's office Monday morning.

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Full shopping plaza sets tone for county

Full shopping plaza sets tone for county

As Newton County continues to grow commercially, a key component of growth will be the use of its already built shopping plaza and commercial buildings.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 4:23 p.m. | Updated: oct. 18, 2014 10:20 p.m.
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Paying for long-term care expenses

I’ve got a subject that can have you reaching for the aspirin and antacid quickly. As if we don’t have enough concerns already, now we can worry about this risk and it can be very costly if not addressed. Of the five Covington Lassiter parents who have passed on, all of them incurred long-term care related expenses toward the end of their lives.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 4:28 p.m. | Updated: oct. 18, 2014 9:23 p.m.
Local dentist inducted as a Fellow of International College of Dentists

Local dentist inducted as a Fellow of International College of Dentists

Dr. Dale Evans, DDS, a local dental practitioner, was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists at its 85th Annual Convocation in San Antonio on Oct. 10.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 4:30 p.m.
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Poppin’ with flavor

Things are popping on Crowell Road now.

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Posted: oct. 11, 2014 12:19 p.m.
United Bank offers live teller machine

United Bank offers live teller machine

A local bank has made great strides in providing cutting-edge technology and brand new services to customers.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:00 p.m. | Updated: sep. 16, 2014 10:08 p.m.
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Building a high performance workforce

Groups from the private and public sector came together at SKC Inc. in Newton to learn an improvement methodology called Lean Six Sigma.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:05 p.m.

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