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New ultra-mod Wendy’s open in Braselton

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Wendy was handing out balloons and coupons and even helping clean tables as Monday's opening day was busy for the new Wendy's on Spout Springs Road in Braselton.

Wendy was handing out balloons and coupons and even helping clean tables as Monday’s opening day was busy for the new Wendy’s on Spout Springs Road in Braselton.

A new Wendy’s is now open in Braselton and Wendy was even handing out balloons and coupons including some for a free small Frosty during Monday’s grand opening happenings.

The restaurant at 7348 Spout Springs Road is Wendy’s of Georgia’s third Image Activation location. and the Wi-Fi and lounge seating were being utilized as customers were watching flat-screen TVs and enjoying the modern design as they dined.

Other amenities include Coke Freestyle machines and digital menu boards.
Wendy’s announced in August 2014 its plans to “revitalize the quick service brand and urged the franchise community to join them in their efforts. The brand revitalization includes a new logo, product innovation, fresh packaging, crew uniforms and revived advertising.”

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New Wendy’s opening Monday in Braselton

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Wendy's-buildingBRASELTON — Wendy’s of Georgia, owned and operated by Meritage Hospitality Group, announces the grand opening of the company’s third, Georgia Image Activation Wendy’s® restaurant, in Braselton. The restaurant will open to the public on July 27.

Meritage Hospitality Group is a publicly traded company driving strategic growth in the competitive quick service industry. With more than 160 Wendy’s® restaurants in seven states, the company is continually growing and building the new Wendy’s® image.

In August 2014, The Wendy’s Company announced the plan to revitalize the quick service brand and urged the franchise community to join them in their efforts. The brand revitalization includes a new logo, product innovation, fresh packaging, crew uniforms and revived advertising.

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Jackson Pharmacy celebrates merger with ribboncutting

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group-ribbon-DSC_0325[2]The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce, its ambassadors and members of the community including customers celebrated with Jackson Pharmacy in celebrating the recent merger with West Jackson Medicine Center, which operated for 19 years at 3845 Highway 53 in Hoschton. Tracy Jordan, R.Ph., said, “I am so happy to be a part of this new venture. It really makes me happy to serve our patients in this new facility and to be able to offer all the newer conveniences of Jackson Pharmacy” which include drive-thru pickup. The focus of Jackson Pharmacy is patient care and taking care of the community. Jittery Joe’s is located inside Jackson Pharmacy and ribbon-cutting guests were treated to refreshments and samples of some Jittery Joe’s special offerings. You can reach Jackson Pharmacy at 706-658-0064 or stop in at Traditions Walk Shopping Center.

 

Hoschton seeking new clerk, wastewater manager

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By FARAH BOHANNON

fbohannon@clickthepaper.com

The City of Hoschton began conducting interviews for a new City Clerk on July 14 and will conclude July 23.

Jacqueline Crouse, the former clerk, resigned at the beginning of June. Crouse was with the city for one year, and decided to pursue an opportunity elsewhere.

Mayor Theresa Kenerly said that the main requirement the city looks for in a new clerk is experience and, of course, someone who will continually support Hoschton and its residents.

“Applications will be accepted until the 17th of July,” said Kenerly.

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Hoschton Area Business Alliance meets Tuesday

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HABA-new-officersThe Hoschton Area Business Alliance recently elected new officers and Mark Holder will be serving as president with Rita Contreras as vice president.

Outgoing president Andy Garrison congratulated Holder and outgoing vice president Don Adams congratulated Contreras.

Other officers include Susan Tuggle serving as treasurer and Tom Murphy serving as secretary.

At the June meeting, Garrison and Adams were thanked for a job well done.

The Hoschton Area Business Alliance generally meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 8 a.m. and meets currently at Country Inn & Suites, located on Highway 124 in Braselton.

For the July 21 meeting, the speaker will be Gregg Burkhalter, an active networker who understands the importance of extending business relationships into the digital realm. He has trained hundreds of professionals on how to effectively market themselves and their businesses on LinkedIn. He will share some insights on how business professionals can find their “digital voice” by using LinkedIn.com

Membership is $50 per year. For more information, visit the HABA website or Facebook page.