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  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Apr. 22, 2017 - 4:28 PM

Carrollton Sears Hometown Store not affected by company changes

The Sears Hometown Store in Carrollton will continue to operate as normal.

Sears Holdings Corporation recently announced news about its performance and store closings.

Sears Hometown locations operate under Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHOS), which separated from Sears Holdings Corporation in October 2012 and is a completely separate, publicly traded company.

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Local professional meat cutter participates in competition in Florida

Newnan resident and professional meat cutter Daniel Castro was among 110 professional meat cutters from Texas Roadhouse restaurants around the nation to compete in the semi-finals of the National Meat Cutting Competition last month in Orlando, Fla. The competition began with more than 450 meat cutters competing in local and regional rounds.

Hector Avila of Macon and Delfor Barrios of Marietta also competed in the competition.

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Local business connections & opportunities

April 25

Ribbon Cutting/ The Rutledge Center, 12:00-1:00 p.m. 61 Hospital Road, Newnan.

For more information, visit

April 27

Coffee Call, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Newnan- Coweta Chamber

23 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan. For more information, visit

Entrepreneur Success Series, 8:30 -10: 30 a.m. University of West Georgia Newnan Campus, Room 164, 80 Jackson Street, Newnan. For more information, visit

April 28

Group Coaching/Stepping Into Success, 2:00-3:30 p.m. United Bank board room, 61 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan. For more information, visit

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