We're always interested in hearing about business news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

View detailed reports of major stock indexes and look up specific symbols.

  • Updated
  • 0

Pinnacle Bank has an agreement to purchase Liberty First Bank of Monroe by the end of the year, creating one of the biggest local financial institutions.

web only
  • Updated
  • 0

ATLANTA — The diminishing number of Georgians with landline telephones in their homes are about to see a savings on their bills thanks to the sunsetting of a decade-old program.

  • Updated
  • 0

A downsized version of a previously controversial plan for a travel center near Social Circle will be considered by Newton County commissioners in June after the planning board unanimously voted to recommend it in May.

  • Updated
  • 0

Novolex has entered a definitive agreement to buy Flexo Converters USA Inc., which has a facility in the Piedmont Regional Industrial Park.

  • Updated
  • 0

Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare has signed an agreement to buy four Georgia hospitals including Eastside Medical Center in Snellville.

  • 0

Gov. Brian Kemp defended The Home Depot Inc. Tuesday after a group of Black Georgia faith leaders called for a nationwide boycott of the company over its position on the state’s controversial election law.

  • Updated
  • 0

Oconee County has the highest concentration of small businesses in Georgia, according to a new study. Gwinnett and Morgan counties rank in the top five.

  • Updated
  • 0

The Georgia Department of Economic Development on Wednesday announced that Bridgestone Golf, represented by the Masters tournament winners and the world’s top golf talent, is officially a Georgia Made-certified company.

  • Updated
  • 3

Three new retailers have been announced for Monroe Pavilion as the developers announced the start of “vertical construction” at the shopping center.

web only
  • Updated
  • 0

Publix supermarket will anchor the retail portion of the Covington Town Center mixed-use development on Alcovy Road, about 8 miles south of Jersey.

  • Updated
  • 0

Local insurance agent Doug Blevins recently achieved membership in the MDRT organization, open only to the world’s top financial professionals.

  • Updated
  • 0

One county planning commissioner said “the people have spoken” about a planned travel plaza near Social Circle after hearing residents’ objections Tuesday.

  • 0

Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday announced that Spring Mountain Center will invest $45 million in opening its manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County.

  • 0

Retired Judge Eugene M. Benton and his son Bartlett have teamed up to start a law firm in Monroe.

  • Updated
  • 0

Increased business as a result of the pandemic will lead to new jobs in Newton County.

  • 0

Gov. Brian Kemp took the stage Thursday at Bridgestone Golf in Covington to announce Georgia was once again ranked the best state for business.

  • Updated
  • 0

The Covington News launches a midweek edition Wednesday, going against the grain in the industry by adding an edition.

  • 0

Facebook has announced a new cycle of its Community Action Grants and, for the first time, the Newton Data Center will participate in the program.

  • Updated
  • 0

Two more businesses have joined the lineup of retail offerings slated to open at the new Monroe Pavilion shopping center currently under construction between Highway 11 and Charlotte Rowell Boulevard.

  • 0

John Ruark, who farms in Walton County and elsewhere, has been reappointed to the Georgia Cotton Commission board of directors.