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Kevin Hemphill

Kevin is a reporter for The City Menus. A 2007 graduate of the University of West Georgia, he moved out of state briefly before returning to the Carroll County community in 2013. He enjoys seeing and writing about the growth in Carrollton and surrounding communities.

Payless ShoeSource to Close All U.S. Stores

Footwear retailer Payless ShoeSource announced Friday that it will close its 2,100 U.S. stores and is winding down its online sales operations. This comes...

UWG Completes Two Major Projects Before Year-End

Two major projects at the University of West Georgia have reached or are near completion in the final weeks of 2018. First, the new Student...

Value-Oriented Children’s Clothing Chain to Close All Stores in 2019

Value-oriented children’s clothing chain Crazy 8 will be closing all of their stores in the new year. The chain’s parent company, Gymboree, announced the...

National Furniture Store Chain Adding Location in Douglasville

A national furniture store brand has plans to open a location in Douglasville. Ashley Furniture HomeStore has submitted plans to move into the old...

Hogansville Restaurant Rises from the Ashes

A popular Hogansville restaurant has risen from the ashes after a devastating fire. Rogers Pit Cooked Bar-B-Que, located at 1863 East Main Street, recently...

Taco Bell Ringing Up a New Location in Newnan

The fast food chain known for its “fourthmeal” is adding another Newnan location. Taco Bell is in the process of building a brand new...

Scattered, Smothered, and Covered Coming to Sharpsburg

Waffles, hash browns, and more are coming to Fischer Crossing. According to, Coweta County Planning & Zoning, Waffle House will soon begin construction on...

LaGrange Arby’s to Undergo A Major Renovation

A local fast-food chain restaurant will soon undergo a major renovation. The Arby’s at 115 New Franklin Road will be receiving a virtual overhaul...

Work Resumes on Second Phase of Oxford Commons

Nearly two years after construction abruptly came to a halt, work has finally resumed on the second phase of Oxford Commons. Among the stores...

Entertainment of the Future Coming to Carrollton Walmart

The entertainment department at the Carrollton Walmart will soon look a whole lot different. We have confirmed that renovations will begin soon to transform...