Business

It’s Open House today in Fayette as Realtors show off homes for sale

It’s Open House today in Fayette as Realtors show off homes for sale

Scores of members from the Fayette County Board of Realtors welcome the community into a variety of open houses today as a part of the Realtor Nationwide Open House Weekend event. Read More»

PTC's Jo Ann Wilson named president of Art Institute of Atlanta

Jo Ann Wilson of Peachtree City, new president of the Art Institute of Atlanta. Photo/Special.

Jo Ann Wilson of Peachtree City has been named president of The Art Institute of Atlanta, it was announced by John Mazzoni, president, and John Kraft, chairman of the board of trustees. President Wilson joined The Art Institute of Atlanta on March 8, 2010. Read More»

Farmers Market coming to PTC shopping center

Hold on Peachtree City. There is about to be some activity in the “baby Kroger” parking lot at the Peachtree Crossing shopping center on Ga. Highway 54.

The new non-profit Fresh South Market will be set up and open for business on the first and third Saturdays and every Wednesday from May until November. Read More»

PTC Swoozie's part of nationwide shutdown

Peachtree City chain specialty shop Swoozie’s, located at The Avenue shopping center, is going out of business along with the company's 42 other locations across the U.S. The niche retailer specialized in unique presents, paper, printing and personalization. Read More»

Small businesses get help from SCORE

SCORE volunteers see clients on Fridays in Fayette County

The Fayette Chamber of Commerce encourages small businesses to take advantage of the many resources available through SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE provides trained counselors, often retirees, to offer free small business counseling and low cost workshops to both startup and in-business clients. SCORE volunteers are available to see clients on Fridays from 9 am to noon at the Fayette Chamber offices. Read More»

Do you know how to spot counterfeit money?

Do you know how to spot counterfeit money?

The U.S. Secret Service is responsible for investigating counterfeiting operations but as a matter of policy, they do not comment on the number of phony bills believed to be in circulation in specific cases. Businesses must be pro-active in protecting themselves from being victims of this type of fraud. Read More»

Fairburn considers regional baseball complex

The Fairburn City Council Monday night adopted a resolution for a proposal that, if approved by the board in the coming weeks, will lead to the development of a sports complex expected to draw baseball and softball teams and tournaments from across metro Atlanta with a resulting initial annual economic impact of $3.5-4.5 million. Read More»

D&H Distributing promotes ‘Go Green’ efforts

D&H Distributing, the major North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, with a major warehouse location in northeast Coweta County, has stepped-up its commitment to environmental conservation. The company has created several practical initiatives for its customers and its internal employees, persuading them to follow eco-friendly procedures and purchase environmentally conservative merchandise. This includes a promotion that rewards D&H’s customers for purchasing Earth-friendly technologies to resell to the small business community. Read More»

Town Square Jewelers announces ‘My Mother is a Gem’ contest

Children grades K-5 are invited to enter the “My Mother is a Gem” contest and win a beautiful Amethyst and Diamond pendant valued at $500 to give to their mother on May 9. The prize necklace may be viewed in the store Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.  Children are asked to write a short paragraph explaining why they feel their “Mother is a Gem.” No purchase or donation is necessary. The length is limited to one page with the child’s first name and grade or age on the front.  Contact information including phone number and parents name on the back of the entry. Read More»

Ebbett joins AmCorp as Business Strategist

AmCorp Management, Inc. of Denver, Colorado, the nation’s leader in Business Expense Recovery Services, announced today that Wendell Ebbett who recently joined the company has moved back to the Southern Crescent area of Atlanta to serve as its Business Strategist effective immediately.

AmCorp Regional Director, Don Allen,Jr., stated , “ On behalf of AmCorp Management ,Inc. we are very pleased that Wendell is working with our company in his role as a Business Strategist. Wendell’s experience and abilities will provide exceptional opportunities in the future to serve AmCorp clients.” Read More»