DWJ, Inc. a local computer service and repair center, is offering lunch-and-learn classes in the operation of Windows 8. Topics covered in the classes include email, Internet safety and browsing, media and setting up a Microsoft Account.
Walgreens recently introduced its “Healthcare Clinic” at select Walgreens as the new branding for the more than 370 in-store retail clinics, replacing the former Take Care Clinic name that has stood since the brand’s inception in 2004.
New Marco's Pizza franchise owner touts freshness of ingredients
Before Gani Mohammed opened his business, Marco’s Pizza, in the new Publix shopping center on Ga. Highway 20 in Conyers, he carefully researched the franchise. Mohammed, who holds a master’s degree in business from the University of Maryland, worked for almost two decades in management for Pizza Hut and also oversaw Starbucks and a convenience store chain.
Dr. Stephen Boyle of Conyers was recently recognized as the Distinguished Emergency Medical Services Medical Director for both the state of Georgia and for Metro Atlanta Region III EMS for his 30 years of service to Georgia's EMS System and to his community.
If you think John Grisham has cornered the market in writing page-turning thrillers, then you obviously haven't read, "Present Law and Background Relating to the Tax-Related Provisions in the Affordable Care Act" by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation.. I recently started reading "Present Law" and
Kroger's Atlanta Division, in partnership with Children's Restoration Network and WSB-TV, will hold its 19th annual "Back 2 School" campaign from July 14 to Aug. 3, during which 125 Kroger stores will serve as school supply drop-off sites.
Sunbelt Builders Inc. recently accepted a check from AgriTrust of Georgia for winning the First Quarter Safety Initiative. Shown, from left, are Steve Kapp, Walt Savage, Kim Glanton and Sam Hay. The Quarterly Safety Initiative is a program conducted by AgriTrust, a self-insured workers’ compensation fund that services agribusinesses in the state of Georgia, to encourage safety training by its fund members. Winners receive a $2,000 prize if they have had no lost time claims during the quarter. Sunbelt Builders, founded in 1982 by Sam B. Hay Jr., offers design/build services, specializing in agricultural projects.
BenchMark Physical Therapy clinic recently opened a location at 11186 Ga. Highway 142 N. in Newton County, with Dr. Stevi Wheeler and Dr. Malynda Carruth serving as physical therapists at the facility.
United Bank announced that Lauri Irvin has joined the organization as vice president and card product manager, overseeing debit, credit and prepaid cards.. Irvin has a bachelor's degree of business administration in finance from the University of Georgia.
Georgia Department of Corrections recently announced the promotion of Jasmin Hill to chief probation officer for the Rockdale Judicial Circuit effective July 1. Hill will be responsible for the oversight of 13 staff members and the supervision of felony probationers in the Rockdale Judicial Circuit.
Curves weight loss center client Melanie Adams, who recently lost 44 pounds, models clothing by Cato’s during a fashion show sponsored by Curves and Cato’s and held at Mama Maria’s Restaurant in Covington. The event showcased 15 women who have lost significant weight, including one of the models who has lost more than 100 pounds.
Ajax Building Corporation has named APEX Painting & Decorating Inc. of Conyers as a Subcontractor of the Year in the Finish and Trades category for its commitment to teamwork, safety and a high level of quality in building the College of Coastal Georgia Teacher Education and Learning Center.
Have you ever had that moment in your career when struck by an epiphany you stopped and thought, "Wow, I should have gone into acting, modeling, finance, computer programming, professional bull riding,"... well, you get my point.
Covington financial planner named to Forum 400. Brian Byars, founder of Advanced Retirement Planning, which has an office in Covington, has been asked to join the Forum 400 organization, comprised of leaders in production and innovation in financial services.
BB&T recently awarded a $1,800 grant to the Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts to fund supplies and a pizza party for the non-profit's Artsmart Camp held June 17 to 20.
Newton County News
- Newton Citizen Poll for March 9, 2014
- Newton Blotter for March 7, 2014
- Medical marijuana bill passes Georgia House
- Newton Citizen Poll for March 2, 2014
- Newton Citizen Poll for Feb. 23, 2014
- Newton Blotter
- Newton Citizen Poll for Feb. 16, 2014
- GPC closing
- Notice to RNC employees and customers
- All GPC campuses closed
- Locals compete on ‘Family Feud’
- Early voting begins Oct. 14
- Conyers man dies in fall at Turner Field
- Rockdale physician, wife killed in plane crash
- Longtime BOE members leave Rockdale seats
- Historic election tops stories in Rockdale 6 comments
- Lawsuit an ongoing story in Newton 21 comments
- Baxter top Newton story of 2012
- Salem Overlay tabled 3 comments
- Augusta National adds first 2 female members