Monday, March 18, 2013
Also: recent business licenses in Stone Mountain and LIthonia.
Here are some recent business news and happenings in Stone Mountain and Lithonia: Opening date for New Zaxby's The Zaxby's on S. Hairston near the corner of Redan Road in Stone Mountain is set to open April 1. Learn more about applying for jobs at the restaurant. N. Hairston Kroger Soon Returning to 24 Hours The Kroger on N. Hairston Road near Memorial Dr., which is undergoing a $1 million remodel, will return to its open-24-hours schedule on March 28. Until then, the store is open from 6 a.m. to midnight. Gas Stations Get Gussied Up with Plantings Several gas stations within the Stone Mountain Community Improvement District are looking a little better -- even prettier. "What we’re doing is we’re going into individual property owners …
Friday, March 15, 2013
There are several incomplete residential and commercial projects in Stone Mountain and Lithonia. Could these blemishes be turned into something great in our communities?
Some are nearly structurally complete; others didn't make it much past the grading stage. They are unfinished developments in Stone Mountain and Lithonia, and there are several, including: When Nadine Rivers-Johnson, association on-site property manager for Mainstreet and editor-in-chief of its Mainstream newsletter, sees the big church at 970 S. Hairston -- which has been sitting there for nearly a decade -- she sees potential. "I see an opportunity. Most people see an eyesore. Most people say 'tear it down.' " But she thinks that would be a waste, especially since the church came so far along. "The trees have been cut, the earth has been dug out, they’ve run the utilities. Three-fourths of the work is done." Rivers-Johnson would like …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Check out recent and upcoming business happenings in Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Here are some business and economy-related items in the Stone Mountain and Lithonia areas: The business will be right at home, as the location is next to the Emory Heart and Vascular Center at Hillandale; across from Premier Women's Healthcare; a stone's throw from Kaiser Permanente at Hillandale; and just down the street from DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale, just to name a few of the many medical/health care establishments nearby. Check back for more details.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The store, which is taking over a neighboring space, is near the Mall at Stonecrest.
Anna's Linens at 7300 Stonecrest Concourse in Lithonia near the mall is expanding into a neighboring suite. The wall separating the two spaces is down and work crews are preparing the new area. Look out for a grand opening sometime in April, a manager told Patch. Anna's Linens opened a store last April in Stone Mountain Square shopping center, on the Gwinnett county side of Stone Mountain. Anna's Linens, based in Costa Mesa, California, also has a store at 5211 Memorial Drive.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Also in "What's New in Business": an opening date of March 15 has been mentioned for the L.A. Fitness nearly complete in Lithonia.
Here are a few business-related items in Stone Mountain and Lithonia: On the auction block The former KFC at 2960 Stonecrest Pass in Lithonia is going up for auction later this month. The bank-owned property will be put on the auction block at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Roswell on March 26, 11 a.m. DeKalb county property tax records show Ameris Bank as the owner. The records also show the land value to be $241,500 and the building value, $80,000. UPDATED: L.A. Fitness Panola Posts Interior Shots Updated 3/6 at 2:08 p.m.: The exterior of the new L.A. Fitness going up on Panola and Covington in Lithonia is quite impressive. The company recently posted a few shots of work going on inside on its Facebook page. Photos include a wooden floor …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Check out some of the latest business news in and around Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Here's a roundup of business news happening around the Stone Mountain and Lithonia area: Improving Mountain Industrial Boulevard at Highway 78 The Stone Mountain Community Improvement District (CID) has plans to spruce up the Mountain Industrial Boulevard and Highway 78 interchange - and make it a lot safer, too. Design and planning is underway to install street lights at the busy traffic point, which has no night-time lighting, the CID said in a release about the effort. The work will be possible through a grant from Georgia's State Road and Tollway Authority. “The absence of adequate lighting makes this interchange barely noticeable at night,” CID president Emory Morsberger said in the release. “Beyond the safety applications, new …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Also, Rainforest Golf reopens this weekend.
Here's a roundup of business news from Stone Mountain and Lithonia: New Food Depot Open The new Food Depot on Panola Road in Lithonia is now open. The store took Save Rite's old spot, filling a grocery vacancy in the plaza after more than 7 years. You may also be interested in reading: New Food Depot Received Nearly 500 Job Applications When It First Advertised Marlin & Ray's Closed near Stonecrest The seafood restaurant Marlin & Ray's restaurant in the Stonecrest area is closed. In news release Jan. 9 about Ruby Tuesday Inc.'s second quarter fiscal 2013 results, the company said: Based on a significant amount of discussion and analysis, and a clear understanding that driving profitable same-restaurant sales at Ruby Tuesday is our first …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Also in local business: Merchants Open House (along with the Art Stroll in Stone Mountain Village) on Saturday; closing of pizza, fashion and framing businesses; battle of the fitness gyms.
Here's a roundup of business news in Stone Mountain and Lithonia: Big Sale at Soon-to-Close Big Lots on Covington Highway Big Lots on Covington Highway and Panola Road in Lithonia looks more like "Little Lots" these days. That's because there's not nearly as much merchandise in the store as it prepares to close soon. The location has a 50 percent off sale in progress. Check back for information on a closing date. Walmart wants to raze the existing building and put a Neighborhood Market in its place. S. Hairston Zaxby's Coming Along The steel framing is up at the new Zaxby's under construction on S. Hairston Road near the intersection with Redan. The project's engineering firm told Patch the restaurant should open early this year. Paisano's…
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Also: ATown Wings to open near Lithonia Walmart.
Here's a roundup of recent business news from Stone Mountain and Lithonia: Kalonji Bakery Closing Bruno Kalonji of Kalonji's Cafe and Bakery, tells Patch the eatery at 933 Main St. in Stone Mountain Village will be closing at the end of December. "We'll see in the future" about opening another restaurant again someday, Kalonji said. Business was "all right" at the restaurant, he said. The Main Street Stone Mountain (MSSM) organization mentioned at the Dec. 17 Stone Mountain city council work session that New Orleans Sno Ball Cafe has looked at the space. New Orleans Sno Ball Cafe is located at 340 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. in Decatur. Sassy's Expanding Sassy's, the retail store filled with vintage items and owned by Joan Sharpe in Stone …
Friday, December 21, 2012
From the imminent closing of the Memorial Drive Publix to new Walmart projects, it's been quite a year for business news in Stone Mountain and Lithonia.
Publix on Memorial Drive to Close Jan. 9 [Video] Memorial Drive Walmart Construction Underway Report: Walmart Building Supercenter near Stonecrest Mall Planet Fitness to Open on Memorial Drive 38,000 Square Foot L.A. Fitness Under Construction L.A. Fitness, Burlington Coming to U.S. 78 Walmart to Bring Neighborhood Market to Lithonia Big Lots Moves into Staples' Old Spot DeKalb Leaders Praise New Senior Housing Development