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Business

  • McDonald's coming to Waddy

    McDonald's has plans to open a store in Waddy this spring, company officials said.

    Jim Frans, director of operations for McDonald's in Shelbyville, said that a new location is expected to open at a new truck stop coming to Waddy.

    Love's Truck Stop will be located just off the Interstate 64 and is expected to open sometime between March and June, Frans said.

    "The weather will be the determining factor," he said.

    Frans said the McDonald's will employ from 40 to 50 people, and that hiring for managers will begin in March.

  • Alcan gets new owners

    Triple S Planning Commission approved an amended plat with waivers Tuesday so that both sides of Alcan Packaging are prepared for new ownership.

    “Alcan is wanting to divide property in half and basically run a line between the two different divisions out there,” Triple S Executive Director Ryan Libke said. “They have the pharmaceutical side and the food side. They want to cut that property in half.”

  • New Business: Alpha Radon Services LLC

    Who we are: January was National Radon Action Month, and one Shelbyville company was even more aware of than most people. Alpha Radon Services, LLC, owned by Kent & Carolyn Kile, is Shelby County's first Radon mitigation and measurement company.

  • New business: New U salon

    Address: 803 Taylorsville Road, Shelbyville.

    Who we are: Master stylists include owner Treba King as well as Kate Roberts, Debbie Brunner and Patsy Lewis.

    What we do: The shop offers a variety of services including hair cuts for women, men and children, as well as coloring, highlighting, permanents, fused extensions and graffiti extensions. Also available are waxing, facials, cosmetic application and special up-dos.

    The facility also features a bridal package, which includes a private suite in which brides can dress.

  • Hanging up the closet

    Sylvia’s Closet, the longtime consignment shop for children in downtown Shelbyville, is for sale – but it’s not going to be closed.

    Norma Reidy, who has owned the boutique at 416 Main Street for 9½ years, 5 at that location, says it’s time for her to make a change, but she’s not going to, well, close up shop.

  • Business Briefcase March 19, 2010

     AFB announces moves

    American Founders Bank announced a series of personnel changes:

    Miranda Phillips has been promoted to assistant vice president/mortgage originator.  She is responsible for handling mortgage applications at all AFB locations.

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  • Business Briefcase: March 12, 2010

    CUB officials to help Scouts

    Pat Hargadon, district chair for Boy Scouts in the Pioneer District, which includes Shelby County, has announced that Billie Wade and David Bowling of Citizens Union Bank will serve as co-chairs of the Shelby County Friends of Scouting Campaign.

  • New business: 822 Main Property Management

    Address: 822 Main Street, Suite 6, Shelbyville.

    Who we are: Owner Mary Gonda started the property management business six years ago, and it grew so quickly that she sold it. However, on Jan. 1 this year she got the business back when the former owner no longer wanted to operate it.

    822 Main has also become a family business for Gonda.

  • New business: Donna's Cottage

    Owned by: Donna Smith White

    Location: 640 Shelbyville Road, Simpsonville

    Open: Thursday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m.

    Phone: 321-2176