Business & Finance


Don’t fall for holiday job scams

Job seekers looking for holiday work should be on the alert for job scams.

Residents pitch development ideas

More than 150 residents networked with business owners, vendors, county officials and potential employers at the Renaissance 2.0 Economic Development Forum: Breaking Through How We See Our Community.

New Citgo, takeout restaurant planned on Candler Road

The corner of Candler Road and Kelly Lake Road will be getting a new look with DeKalb County’s approval of a new 3,300-square-foot Citgo convenience store, gas station and takeout restaurant.

N. Decatur Walmart opens

The new Walmart Supercenter on North Decatur Road in Decatur is hosting A Big Family Welcome on Nov. 14 with fun family activities and free food samples in celebration of the store opening.

Tax seminars kick off Nov. 21

Henry K. Mitchell, a certified public accountant, is hosting a series of tax seminars starting Nov. 21 to help taxpayers downgrade their tax rate and maximize their tax refund.

Fed CEO looks at economy

Dennis Lockhart, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta president and CEO, will speak to the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce about the future of the local and national economy on Nov. 19.

Career coach shares strategies

mployment workshop and career coach Jerry T. Myers will share his concise strategies for job seekers on Nov. 16 at the Stonecrest Library in Lithonia.

12 DeKalb nonprofits land Days of Giving grants

The DeKalb Initiative for Children & Families Inc. and the Stone Mountain Community Center are among 12 DeKalb nonprofits honored with $1,000 Days of Giving grants by Wells Fargo team members.

Workshop offers strategies for identity theft prevention

Pick up pointers to protect your identity at a Nov. 7 workshop at the Covington Library.

GPTC hosting law enforcement career fair

Aspiring deputies and police officers can attend a Nov. 3 career fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College Law Enforcement Academy in Covington.

Creating Opportunity on Oct. 29-31

Resources for voters, entrepreneurs, parents, youth, educators, congregations and policy-makers will be available at the 16th annual Creating Opportunity Conference on Oct. 29-31 in Atlanta.

Economic development forum

Developers, entrepreneurs and residents can exchange ideas at a Nov. 6 economic development forum at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center in Decatur.

Five get prison in bank fraud case

Five defendants – Julius C. Appling, Taj J. Tillison, Tal V. Tillison, Aryonne Johnson, and Andrew Smith, all of Atlanta – have been sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and ordered to pay more than $1 ...

850 part-time warehouse jobs available at Amazon

The Georgia Department of Labor is helping online retailer Amazon recruit 850 part-time workers for seasonal jobs handling electronic and apparel merchandise at its East Point distribution center.

3 indicted in DeKalb, GWCC bribery case

Anthony Lepore, John Rife and Brian Domalik, all former employees of a janitorial services company, have been indicted on charges that they conspired to bribe Patrick Jackson, a public official employed by DeKalb County and the Georgia World Congress Center, ...