Jekyll Island’s Oceanside Inn & Suites to be revamped as resort

The hotel will become a Holiday Inn Resort in late spring.
Source: Brunswick News

Piggly Wiggly in Albany to close its doors Friday
40 employees will be out of work once it closes.
Source: Albany Herald

 Seven Walmart employees suspected of more than $50,000 in fraudulent refunds

“These employees would take the cash or credit (from) Walmart store cards,” the report states. “(The loss prevention manager) knows this has been going on for at least the past two months.”
Source: Newton Citizen

 Vacant storefronts at Milledgeville Mall to show off city’s history
Large historical photos depicting Milledgeville-Baldwin County will be installed later this month to cover vacant storefronts.
Source: Milledgeville Union-Recorder

Cox Foundation gives $250,000 to Habitat for Humanity for headquarters
The James M. Cox Foundation gave a $250,000 grant to Atlanta Habitat for Humanity to help fund the purchase and renovation of a new, environmentally sustainable headquarters building.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta-based Cumulus Media to sell $80 million in stock
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Birch Communications in Atlanta buys Lightyear assets
The deal marks the company’s 18th acquisition.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle

Six companies seeking locations in Macon-Bibb County area
Source: Macon Telegraph

Apartment market is strong in Middle Georgia
The interest rates for loans to build apartments are low right now.
Source: Macon Telegraph

Underage drunk driver hits Gwinnett Taco Bell four separate times
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post


Local residents speak out on closing of Norcross Station Cafe
Several Norcross residents, as well as restaurant patrons from surrounding cities, addressed Mayor Bucky Johnson and City Council members Monday, expressing their dismay at the loss of a 20-year Norcross tradition.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post


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