Business Briefs

A Better Way Antiques and Home Decor opening

A Better Way Antiques and Home Decor will open its doors May 1 for a pre grand opening.

The store is located at 2826 Hwy. 154 Sharpsburg, in Thomas Crossroads, and benefits A Better Way Ministries.

The store will house 25 vendors with unique collectibles and vintage items. For more information on vendor space, contact Denise at 706-577-1278.

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The Hair Force closes

The Hair Force Salon closed Friday after 32 years in business. Owner Denise Franks said the salon was in the same location on Jefferson Street at Sprayberry Road for 26 years, before moving to Clark Street three years ago. “This is a bittersweet situation,” said Franks.

She is now working at Both of You hair salon on Greenville Street.

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Edible Arrangements celebrates 15 years

Edible Arrangements, which provides creative fresh cut fruit arrangements, is celebrating its 15th year. The company was founded by Tariq Farid in 1999 with one store in East Haven, Conn.

The company now has roughly 1,200 locations in 49 states and 13 countries, including a location in Newnan.

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Kroger raising money for Relay for Life

Local Kroger stores are partnering with the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and funds to help fight cancer.

During the two-week campaign, which ends April 26, Kroger will urge its customers to donate to the American Cancer Society by purchasing $1 Relay for Life “footprint” icons at Kroger checkouts. The Atlanta Division, which includes 184 stores in three states, hopes to raise $200,000 through the campaign.

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Kia of LaGrange receives President’s Club award

Kia of LaGrange has received the prestigious Kia President’s Club award for the second year in a row.

Kia of LaGrange was one of only 30 nationwide recipients of the executive award, out of more than 755 U.S. dealers.

The President’s Club recognizes the “best-of-the-best” – dealers who achieve the highest overall sales volume and outstanding customer satisfaction.

“I would like to thank all of our customers and staff for helping us to achieve this award. The support from our community has been outstanding and we truly value and appreciate each and every one of our customers” said Jesse Liechty, owner of Kia of LaGrange.

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