Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  News  >  Business  -  Page 3
Latest

History re-born Stewbo’s partners buy Merry Acres

By   /  June 12, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

060811MerryAcresCollagePhoto

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp   Stewart Campbell was downright giddy Tuesday as he contemplated the realization of his company’s acquisition of the iconic Merry Acres Event Center complex at 1500 Dawson Road. Campbell now owns a critical part of Albany’s past — and future.

Read More →
Latest

Bo Henry, Stewart Campbell purchase Merry Acres

By   /  June 7, 2011  /  Business, News, Press Releases  /   Comments

MerryAcresPhoto2

Tweet (News Release) Bo Henry and Stewart Campbell are proud to announce that they have purchased the Merry Acres Event Center/Restaurant and Office complex along with the Merry Acres Motel from the Dozier Family who has owned and operated the business since the 1950′s. The Dozier and Stanfill families have had a very successful real [...]

Read More →
Latest

SOUR GRAPES? Revenue agents halt mall car sale

By   /  May 24, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

AlbanyMallPhoto

Tweet Staff reports   Twice a year for six years, a handful of Albany automobile dealers have moved much of their fleets to the Albany Mall for a massive two-day tent sale sponsored by DoCo Regional Federal Credit Union. But this year, someone called the law – and the gig was shut down toward the [...]

Read More →
Latest

WITH EDWARDS MOTORS PURCHASE, PRINCE IS ALBANY’S SOLE GM DEALER

By   /  April 27, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

IMG_6008[1]

Tweet Staff reports   Tifton-based Prince Automotive Group has increased its share of Albany’s new vehicle sales market by acquiring Edwards Motors of Albany. The deal, which enables Prince to sell Buicks and Cadillacs in addition to Chevrolets, becomes official today. On Tuesday, Prince Chevrolet of Albany – which acquired Wallace Chevrolet last year — [...]

Read More →
Latest

Downtown Renaissance

By   /  February 7, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

020211DowntownChurchwells

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Last fall, downtown restaurateurs Sarah Edmonds and B.J. Fletcher never imagined they’d be launching new businesses; they were plenty busy with their multiple ventures. Nor could they have fathomed just how excited they are about the economic revival of downtown Albany. My, what a difference a few months make.

Read More →
Latest

Hooters Being Evicted (UPDATED!)

By   /  February 3, 2011  /  Business, News  /   Comments

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Hooters Being Evicted (UPDATED) Hooters’ landlord has served eviction papers on the Albany restaurant for its failure to pay rent. Property owner Joe Watkins says he hopes the business at 2817 Old Dawson Road remains open, but that he exhausted every opportunity work with Hooters before serving the business with a [...]

Read More →
Latest

L’JUAS CLOSED: WOODS SADDLED WITH DEBT, YET OPTIMISTIC

By   /  January 26, 2011  /  Business  /   Comments

IMG_5586[1]

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Lajuana Woods faces numerous court liens, is three months behind on a federal $100,000 loan, and has lost money every day of 2011 because her business has been closed since Dec. 30 But Woods says she  is optimistic that after renovations are complete, perhaps by Super Bowl Sunday in early February, [...]

Read More →
Latest

PHOEBE PUTNEY WHO’S WHO

By   /  December 23, 2010  /  Business  /   Comments

PhoebePhoto

Tweet Hospital Board John Temp Phillips, III – Chairman John Culbreath, E.D.D. – Vice Chairman Bernard Scoggins, M.D. Jyotir K. Mehta, M.D. Hasan Rizvi, M.D. Gordon F. Stanley Clay Banks Mary Helen Dykes Mark Lane Karen Iler Kimberly S. Fields Steven Belk Joel Wernick Health System Lemuel Griffin – Chairman Lamar H. Moree, M.D. – [...]

Read More →
Latest

GAME OVER

By   /  December 23, 2010  /  Business  /   Comments

122210PhoebeWernick

Tweet Phoebe buys Palmyra By Kevin Hogencamp It might be the local equivalent of Coke buying Pepsi. Or the Yankees acquiring the Red Sox. Or maybe — considering the power, influence and financial wherewithal of Phoebe Putney Health Systems – Tuesday’s astonishing announcement that Phoebe Putney Health Systems is acquiring Palmyra Medical Center may be [...]

Read More →
Latest

Albany plant closing

By   /  October 14, 2010  /  Business  /   Comments

IMG_5210[1]

Tweet By Kevin Hogencamp Though much smaller than some of its failed predecessors, another Albany manufacturing company is shutting its doors after contributing millions of dollars annually to the area’s economy for decades. American Standard Brands has begun laying off some of its 31 employees at its Fiat bathroom accessory plant at 1950 Maple St. [...]

Read More →
SEO Powered by Platinum SEO from Techblissonline