Content about Geography of Georgia

November 3, 2011

Home Depot will open a new customer support call center in Kennesaw, Ga., not far from its Atlanta headquarters, in 2012. 

The story first appeared in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and was confirmed by a Home Depot spokesman yesterday. 

The customer support center will start out with 400 employees and grow to about 700 employees by 2015. It will be located in the Chastain Meadows commercial park.

August 7, 2011

According to an article in the Albanyherald.com, Hardware, Bolts, Tools and Tillage celebrated the grand opening of a new store in Albany, Ga., Friday.

Known as HBT, the company was founded in Tifton, Ga., in 1981. Its motto is, "We doze, but we never close," the article reported.

August 1, 2011

According to an article in the Florida Times-Union, thieves stole 40 handguns from a Blackshear, Ga., hardware store.

Police made three arrests after the incident, which occurred last week at the Blackshear Do it Best store on Highway 84, the paper reported. 

February 16, 2011

 

Police in Macon, Ga. have arrested two men they believe are part of a shoplifting ring that targeted Home Depot and Lowe’s stores throughout the state and also in Miami, according to an article in the Macon Telegraph.

December 3, 2008

Hardware co-op awards $10,000 in goods and services to 10 community organizations....

October 28, 2008

Teen Challenge of Macon received a $10,000 grant as one of 10 national winners of...

September 11, 2008

The former executive at Armstrong Building Products and American Standard will lead W.C. Bradley, the...

September 9, 2008

By purchasing 139 lots from Beazer, Ryan Homes plans to build single-family housing in Grove...

July 8, 2008

Sales agents and employees of Robert Harris Homes, an Atlanta area home builder, have been...

June 15, 2008

Ply Mart, the Norcross, Ga.-based pro dealer, is closing down its operations after struggling with...

May 21, 2008

The Atlanta-area lumberyard chain is in negotiations to sell its installed sales and millwork unit....

May 8, 2008

Home Depot has launched a series of advertisements touting the retailer’s exclusive new line of...

April 8, 2008

Creative Touch Interiors, a division of HD Supply that caters to builders, has opened a...

March 5, 2008

The California chain of garden centers will move into the Southeast with the purchase of...

February 21, 2008

The carpet manufacturer will shut down facilities in Armuchee and Dalton, Ga., according to news...

January 30, 2008

The Georgia pro dealer, 27th on HCN’s Top 350 list, will lay off 264 employees...

December 17, 2007

More than 14,000 people associated with Georgia’s estimated $8 billion gardening industry have lost their...

December 16, 2007

When Norcross, Ga.-based Pike Family Nurseries filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, it became...

September 5, 2007

The home builder will open sales in an upscale Georgia community later this month....

July 31, 2007

Four purchasing managers in Home Depot’s flooring division have been fired for accepting bribes, according...

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