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Mel Tillis to perform fundraising concert at Mill Town Music Hall

Mel Tillis to perform fundraising concert at Mill Town Music Hall

BREMEN, Ga. -- Legendary entertainer Mel Tillis will take the stage at Mill Town Music Hall on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket sales from the show will benefit the Harold Shedd Music Mill Gallery. Tillis worked with his long-time friend and Bremen-native Harold Shedd while at the Music Mill Studio in Nashville, Tenn. The Harold Shedd Music Gallery is scheduled to open later in 2014.

Thirty-six of Tillis’ songs have reached Top 10 status (with nine going to Number One). Some of his Top 10 Hits include "I Ain't Never," "Good Woman Blues" and "Coca-Cola Cowboy." In 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Tillis the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music.

‘The Heart Behind the Music’ highlights talent of 4 country stars

‘The Heart Behind the Music’ highlights talent of 4 country stars

BREMEN, Ga. -- Mill Town Music Hall welcomes “The Heart Behind The Music” tour featuring four prominent country musicians on Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Concert attendees will be entertained by Deana Carter, Billy Dean, Teddy Gentry and Bryan White who will share stories and perform songs from their music catalogue.

The four country music stars will perform individually and collectively, as they share the stories behind the hits they wrote:

Deana Carter broke through in 1996 with the release of her debut album, Did I Shave My Legs for This?, which sold more than 5 million copies. Since then, Carter's albums have accounted for 14 hit singles, including three which reached Number One on the Billboard country charts: Strawberry Wine, We Danced Anyway and How Do I Get There. In 2013, she released her latest album Southern Way of Life.

David Phelps to bring his signature tenor to Mill Town Music Hall

David Phelps to bring his signature tenor to Mill Town Music Hall

BREMEN, Ga. -- The multi-talented David Phelps will bring his remarkable vocal range and  his ability to create songs that imitate the Ultimate Life to Mill Town Music Hall on Saturday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Phelps’ melodies have been sung at Carnegie Hall, the White House and on numerous award-winning Gaither “Homecoming” collections.

Phelps is known for having an eclectic style that is sure to appeal to all musical preferences from gospel, country, contemporary and even classical.  Growing up in the tumbleweeds of Tomball, Texas, in a musical and faith-filled family, Phelps exhibited a gift in vocal performance at a young age.  Phelps went on to complete a music degree from Baylor University.

R. K. Redding Construction’s Casey Pollard selected to Associated General Contractors of America

R. K. Redding Construction’s Casey Pollard selected to Associated General Contractors of America

BREMEN, Ga. -- R. K. Redding Construction (RKR) Project Manager Casey Pollard has been selected by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America to serve on its national Leadership Council Steering Committee for a three-year term from 2014-17. Casey also serves on the Board of Directors for AGC Georgia Chapter and as the Chairman of the AGC Georgia Young Leadership Program. 

“I am honored that my colleagues at AGC have recognized my contributions to the organization by naming me to this committee,” said Pollard. “I’m looking forward to serving in this leadership position during the next three years and helping lead AGC to a successful future.”

Pollard has served as Project Manager or Assistant Project Manager for RKR on dozens of projects, including 12 school projects in Paulding County. He oversaw the Burnt Hickory Elementary School, which was awarded First Place in the 2009 AGC Build Georgia Awards.

Brian Frank named to Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors

Brian Frank named to Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors

ATLANTA -- Morgan Stanley announced today that Brian Frank, Managing Director, Financial Advisor, in the Firm’s Atlanta Wealth Management office, has been named to Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: 2014 State-by-State.

The “Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are assets under management, revenue produced for the Firm and quality of service provided to clients.

“I am extremely proud that Brian Frank is representing Morgan Stanley Wealth Management on this list,” commented Michael Outlaw, Branch Manager of Morgan Stanley’s Atlanta office. “This listing recognizes an elite group of financial professionals who are dedicated to providing clients with exceptional wealth management services.”

Publisher named for west Ga. newspapers

Publisher named for west Ga. newspapers

CARROLLTON, Ga. -- A group of newspapers in west Georgia has a new publisher.
    
Marvin Enderle has been named publisher of the Times-Georgian in Carrollton, the Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville and associated weekly newspapers.
    
The Times-Georgian reports that all of the publications are owned by Paducah, Ky.-based Paxton Media Group.
    
Enderle's previous positions include publisher of The Enquirer-Journal in Monroe, N.C., and publisher of Paxton Media Group's newspaper in Russellville, Ark.
    
He began his newspaper career in 1979, as a district manager at the News-Leader in Springfield, Mo. He has held positions at newspapers in Coffeyville, Kan., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Norwich, N.Y., and Rockingham, N.C.

Christian author Kay Arthur to minister at Mill Town

Christian author Kay Arthur to minister at Mill Town

BREMEN, Ga. -- Renowned Christian author Kay Arthur will equip and encourage women for the road ahead of them when she shares her teachings at Mill Town Music Hall on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Arthur is the co-founder of Precept Ministries International and the author of more than 100 books.

“A Day with Kay” is an all-day conference that includes several teaching sessions on the “Spiritual Preparation for the Rough Road Ahead,” music worship and a lunch break. Mill Town Music Hall focuses on wholesome, family-friendly music and events and is located conveniently off I-20 in Bremen (1031 Alabama Avenue).