Take a look at some of the establishments planning to open their doors this year.
Here is a list of several establishments with openings planned this year (Patch will update this list periodically): Early 2013 Walmart supercenter on Memorial Drive near N. Hairston Rd. TGI Friday's near Mall at Stonecrest L.A. Fitness at Covington and Panola Road Tuesday Morning on Stone Mountain Highway New Hyundai Dealership in former Baranco space, Stone Mountain Highway Melting Pot, 5150 Stone Mountain Highway Shell Station, Stone Mountain Highway February 2013 New arts incubator artist in former Butterfly House space, Stone Mountain Village July 2013 Walmart supercenter on Mall Parkway, Lithonia Later 2013/early 2014 Walmart Neighborhood Market at Covington and Panola
Also: Sweet Potato Cafe's birthday celebration coming up; Stewart Amphitheater in Lithonia update; Kauffman Tire on Rockbridge Road closes; updated Walmart photo; a new sign is up at the former Colony Apartments.
Here's a roundup of business news from Stone Mountain and Lithonia: New General Manager at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort Congratulations to Robert Woolridge, who has been named general manager of the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort inside Stone Mountain Park. Woolridge previously was the general manager of the Atlanta Airport Marriott Gateway hotel. Read more about Woolridge and his accomplishments on Patch's announcements page. Chick-fil-a Owner Goebeler Moving to Tennessee Patch wishes Nick Goebeler, the owner of Chick-fil-a on Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain, well as he prepares to move to Chattanooga to head up a new Chick-fil-a there. Chattanooga is a growing market for the chain, he told Patch. Doug Richardson will …