Business

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»

Baston-Cook employees raise $50,000 for children at Christian City

 Peachtree City resident Randy Hall (seated) and Batson-Cook Construction employees gather around the leader board to celebrate the results of their two hour phone-a-thon to sponsors for their annual clay shoot which benefits The Children’s Village at Christian City and the American Cancer Society.

Batson-Cook Construction employees held a phone-a-thon to raise money for The Children’s Village at Christian City and the American Cancer Society. The two hour fundraiser netted over $50,000 in sponsorships for Batson-Cook’s upcoming annual “Clays For A Cause” charity clay shoot. Read More»

The Home Source honors top Realtors

The Home Source, Realtors 2009 Peachtree City award recipients include, from left, A.C. Roda, Winner’s Circle Super Star; Rhonda Dehbozorgi,  Most Valuable Player; Susan Fitzgerald, Agent of the Year, Top Producer, and Winner’s Circle Super Star; Cecelia Hayes, Achiever; and Jane Young, Winner’s Circle Super Star.

Susan Fitzgerald, Julie Hunt, and Carol Carter are The Home Source, Realtors top agents for 2009. Susan Fitzgerald is the company’s 2009 Agent of the Year and Top Producer and Winner’s Circle Super Star, Peachtree City. Julie Hunt is Top Producer, Newnan and Carol Carter is Top Producer for the Builder Services Group. Read More»

Local realtors visit Georgia legislators at state capitol

Fayette County Board of Realtors members at the state capitol, from left, are Stephen Walker, Dorrie Marsh, Michael Faulkner, Deanna Beckwith, Ernie Curtis (GAR Chairman of State and Local Governmental Affairs Committee) and Mike Jones. In the second Row are Michelle Johnson, Frank Reinecke and Cheri Scranage.

About 140 Realtors from across the state attended The Georgia Association of Realtors 2010 Legislative Appreciation Luncheon at the Georgia Railroad Depot adjacent to the State Capitol on February 22. The guest speaker was the Speaker of the House, David Ralston.

Speaker David Ralston, Speaker Pro Tem, Jan Jones and representatives of Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle took time from their busy schedules to discuss legislation with the group. Among topics discussed were water conservation, the environment, the state budget, and mortgage foreclosures. Read More»

Economist speaks to Midwest Georgia Home Builders March 18

The Home Builders Association of Midwest Georgia is excited to announce its upcoming presentation by Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, Senior Economist, National Association of Home Builders. Dr. Eisenberg will be traveling to Georgia to present the findings of his study, “The Economic Impact of Housing in Mid-west Georgia”.

The results of the study will focus on the income, jobs and taxes produced by the home building industry in the HBA of Midwest Georgia jurisdiction - Butts, Coweta, Fayette, Heard, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding and Upson counties. Read More»

Janis Kraft trains to assist relocating military families

Janis Kraft

Janis Kraft of Coldwell Banker Bullard Realty in Peachtree City recently completed the special Coldwell Banker Military Market Training. This special training is part of the comprehensive Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation effort to serve the special housing needs of military personnel.

In completing the Military Market course, Kraft received training in the unique concerns, customs, and procedures related to military buyers and sellers. Included was instruction on veteran home financing and military housing allowance programs. Read More»

Home Source Realtors earn foreclosure certification

Home Source Realtors earn foreclosure certification

The Home Source, Realtors Qualifying Broker Linda Huff and Olivia Marquez, who is with the company’s Fayette office in Peachtree City, now hold the nationally recognized Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification, specially equipping them to help buyers and sellers with these complicated transactions.

Nearly one-third of recently sold existing homes were foreclosures or short sales, according to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), who offers offers the certification. Read More»

World Airways first to transport six mine-resistant vehicles to Afghanistan

World Airways' Boeing 747-400 freighter

Peachtree City-based World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, Inc., has successfully completed the first mission to transport six life-saving, mine-resistant vehicles (M-ATVs) to U.S. troops in Afghanistan aboard a World Boeing 747-400 freighter. Read More»

New young professionals group forms in Coweta

Young Professionals of Newnan-Coweta County

The Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce is launching a new group specifically for up-and-coming business leaders in Newnan and Coweta County. The Young Professionals of Newnan-Coweta County will offer its members an opportunity to network with one another to share experiences and knowledge that will benefit their growth as professionals and community leaders. Read More»

Delta Community Credit Union helps local causes

Donates more than $344,000 to community initiatives in 2009

Built on the philosophy of "people helping people," Delta Community Credit Union, one of the largest financial institutions in Georgia, stepped up its support to local communities in 2009 with national and local fundraising that complemented its educational programs. Children’s Read More»

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