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A bigger, better place to care for pets

It’s just around the corner, less than half a mile away, but when the building is finished in January it will almost double Well Spring Animal Hospital’s existing space. That means, veterinarian Dr. Laura Thomas and her staff will be able to care for more dog and cat patients.

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Wild at heart

Wild at heart

The finishing touches are being put in place and local artists are arriving to set up displays of their art.

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Posted: nov. 15, 2014 7:36 p.m. | Updated: nov. 15, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Biting into Covington

They had expected about 300 people to show up in downtown Covington the night before Halloween.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 7:40 p.m.
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You’ll Earn a Fortune

In 1970, the approach of “You’ll Earn a Fortune” was taught by many life insurance carriers. “Make sure you protect your earning power!” The arithmetic in those days was very simple:

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Posted: nov. 01, 2014 5:41 p.m.

Infinity Solutions acquires CompuNet

Infinity Network Solutions, Inc., a leading Information Technology services company for small to mid-sized businesses and public sector agencies, announced today the acquisition of CompuNet, Inc., a full service Networking and Internet solutions provider located in Macon, Georgia.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 2:38 p.m.
United Bank names advisory directors

United Bank names advisory directors

United Bank President Thomas Kephart announced the addition of two local business leaders to its Covington Advisory Board. Anne Laster and Steven Kapp joined the board in their first meeting earlier in October.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 11:21 a.m.
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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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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 1:18 p.m.
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.

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