National EMS Inc. recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services for its compliance with national standards of excellence and was recognized as one of only eight EMS providers in the country maintaining continuous accreditation for 20 years.
The streets of Olde Town Conyers will come alive with outsider art, street performers and plenty of food and libations on June 1 when the Hen House 'Tiques and Uniques presents Old Town Conyers Art Fandango, an art show free and open to the public.
Fran Holland, senior sales administrator at Bard Medical Division in Covington, recently received the prestigious Charles Russell Bard Award, an honor recognizing outstanding character, abilities and achievements. Company leaders praised Holland for her warm-hearted and kind leadership, in a press release provided by Bard.
Moe's Southwest Grill, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, with more than 480 locations worldwide, including one in Conyers, has recently been named the top Mexican chain in the Technomic Consumer Restaurant Brand Metrics Report. Technomic is the leading fact-based consulting and research firm serving the food industry.
Special Photo Discount Tire, a tire and wheel retailer, announced the opening of its new store at 1665 Ga. Highway 138 S.E. in Conyers, near the crossroads of Ga. 138 and Old McDonough Road. It’s operated by 10 employees and is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The store is closed on Sundays.
Special Photo At Philips Arena. Rockdale Medical Center employee Vanessa Dameron is congratulated by Milton J. Little Jr., president of United Way, for her outstanding leadership in coordinating Rockdale Medical Center’s annual United Way campaign. Out of the 1,000 Atlanta area organizations that participated in the 2012 annual campaign, only five volunteer leaders, including Dameron, were honored as Be Greater Atlanta Outstanding Employee Campaign Manager/Leadership Chairs. In 2012 under Dameron’s leadership, through fundraisers and employee donations, Rockdale Medical Center raised just more than $35,000 in support of the United Way, representing a 50 percent increase over last year’s result.
Pratt Industries, a Conyers-based recycled paper and packaging company, recently broke ground at the site of the soon-to-be-constructed solid waste transfer station at the company's corporate campus, 1920 Sarasota Business Parkway.
Special Photo Risk Management Associates owners, from left, Ben Payne and Jason Payne display the new iPad they won at a drawing sponsored by the Citizen newspaper for local business owners who attended a free marketing presentation by NRS Media.
Apollo Staffing, Inc. employees, from left, Connie Price, Kelsey English, Melissa Nash, Flora Tillman and Jamie Cummings pose with the 2013 Atlanta Business Chronicle's Pacesetter Award, an honor the business earned as one of Atlanta's fastest-growing companies.
The Georgia College and State University Alumni Association recently awarded Roger Harrison, a 2009 graduate, the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award.
Golden State Foods, one of the largest diversified food processors and distributors in the U.S., recently announced that the Conyers facility, located at 1525 Old Covington Road, is the winner of its 2012 Chairman's Challenge award.
Newton County resident Bobby Waldrop, third from left, shown here with family members, recently retired from Dart Container Corporation, formerly Solo Cup, in Conyers after nearly 46 years with the company. Waldrop began his tenure with the business when the Conyers facility opened in November 1967. Waldrop’s future plans include spending time with his family and his church, through which he’ll attend a mission trip to the Philippines.
The Rockdale Medical Center information technology and radiology departments recently implemented PowerScribe 360, a voice recognition software that has replaced the standard dictation of patient imaging results by a physician and report typing by a medical transcriptionist.
The Georgia Office of the Attorney General, the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, and the Georgia Food Bank Association have joined forces to create the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy.
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