26 downtown businesses are participating in Shop Waldo Local in a project designed to promote small businesses and encourage the community to support local shops, especially during the usually-slow month of July.
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise
Griffin-Spalding Airport Authority adopts operations agreement
Source: Griffin Daily News
CEO of NPR re-imagines station as a Pandora of News
NPR has had a rough few years, and despite new leadership, the turbulence hasn’t entirely subsided.
Source: Wall Street Journal
LMI Aerospace to expand in Savannah again
It’s the second expansion of airframe parts supplier LMI’s Savannah facility in less than a year.
Source: Savannah Morning News
Hiring has begun at new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Martinez
The new store is expected to open this fall.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
CEO of Callaway Gardens talks about cuts, future
“We spent $2.5 million on capital improvements this year. We thought we would grow our business by that much in the year. We’re not going to,” CEO Edward Callaway said. “We’re getting good growth in social (daily and weekend visitors), but not groups. So I have trimmed our expenditures to fit our budget.”
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Verizon Wireless and Cox Communications team up in Macon and Warner Robins
Qualified customers in the two cities can buy Cox video, Internet and home phone services and Verizon Wireless smartphones, tablets and wireless services from either company, according to a news release.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Sale of old Temple-Island sawmill in Coosa hits snag
The Georgia Environmental Protection air protection branch is requiring a fire pump or pumps to be installed at the Coosa mill prior to its sale.
Source: Rome News-Tribune
Mobile restaurant moves to semi-permanent location in Albany
Billy Boy’s Wings & Bar-B-Que is at the corner of West Broad Avenue and North Jackson Street through the week.
Source: Albany Herald