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February 6, 2019

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Page 2A February 6, 2019 il 13orter By GI I nev Fair Masonry welcomed the public to its new office just offthe square at 44 North Jackson Street on Frida) Feb. I for a Forsyth-Monme County Chamber of Com- merce ribbon cutting. Fair Masonry spent a year gutting and remodeling the former Thompson Insurance build- ing next to the Reporter. now home for the business operated by brothers BJ. and Ricky Fair. Their father started the masonry busi- ness in the 1960's, and BJ. and Ricky, both of whom are master masons, have been rmming it since 2008. The bus'mess is masonry': Fair Masonry provides the materials, equipment, insurance, labor and everything it takes to complete the job from start to finish. It does some residential work, like patios and fireplaces, but focuses on schools, churches, hospitals, hotels and similar com- mercial projects. Two of its VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL DINE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 Two buffets include BBQ, steak and butterfly shrimp. Also 2 drinks 314 Fair Masonry cut the ribbon (right) on its first-class renovations to the old Thompson Insurance building in Forsyth. Monroe County projects were the Navicent Medical Center offNorth Lee Street and reno- vations at Monroe County Hospital The company has six key employees and about 50 sub- contractors. S'mce they work byjob this configuration has been successful. They prefer to staywith jobs within 150 miles so that employees can get home to their families. Family is an important part of Mary Persons High School 50th Class Reunion Class of 1969 March 9, 2019 5-11 p.m. Monroe County Convention Center RSVP: February 9, 2019 For more information contact: Anita Wilder 207 English Rd Forsyth, GA 31029 Facebook: Mary Persons Class of 1969 t t Fair MasoraT. "There's nothing like work- ing with family:' said Ricl . "We've enjoyed it and we're glad to be in Monroe Count~.' Locals raved about the en- hancements the company has made to its downtown build- ing The business had rented office space on Hwy. 41 South. B.J. and Ricky reclaimed anything that they could from the 1898 building but had to create new interior, upstairs and downstairs, and exterior for most ofthe building. They used redaimed pine to match up the wood floors. They put in new windows. They put in fresh concrete beams under the building, reclaiming the lO0-year-old white oak beams that were there and incorporating into the front reception desk. One interior wall is extremely thick because it was an exte- rior wall until an alleyway was dosed in the 1920k They tried to save some of the brick, but it was too far gone. "Thank you for your invest- ment in the communi ' said Forsyth-Monr County Chamber of Commerce CEO Cheri Lance. "You have done an awesome job with renova- tions. Fair, gic 's wffe is the one who will take care of day-to-day bus'mess at the new Fair Masonry office. She handles accounting, invoicing, answering the phones and "whatever needs to be dond' She is proud of the skills and creatMty that Fair Masonry brings to its work. "We're glad to talk about any masonry projects:' said Call her at 478-993-1733 Monday-Friday fi'om 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or stop by and see the new building at 44 North Jackson Street. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1 Personalized Gifts for Valentine's Day! Mon- Fri 10-6 Sat 10-4 Clothes, Jewelry, Home Decor, Home Fagrances. -t 19N, Lee Street On the Square. Forsyth (478) 992.8371 Hair & Nail Design Full Service Hair Salon Manicures Pedicures Come in register to WIN a Cut & Style, Manicure, Pedicure & $25 Gift Certificate for merchandise/ Call today for an appointment! ForsythGA 55 W. Johnston St. , II HI lUlIIIHH HOMETOWN TREASURES MONOGRAMS & GIFT SHOP $25 Gift Card i to win: COTIQUE BOUTIQUE $50 Gift Card FLOWERS BY HELEN Fresh Flower Arrangement SAGE & SPARROW $25 Gift Card 119 E Johnston St: Forsyth, GA 31029 I (478) 993-2281 Hours: Mon-Sat 11-7 f SASSY'S CHIC SALON & BOUTIQUE Cut & Style, Manicure & Pedicure & a $25 certificate for Boutique merchandise STUDIO 55 Cut & Style, Manicure, Pedicure & $25 Gift Certificate for merchandise 478-g94-8898 Robin Head'& Janie Smith Call Full Service Salon & Nails Open: Tues-Sat By Appt 478-994-8898 Hair Care Skin Care & Bath & Body Makeup Concealed Carry Purses Jewelry, Home Decor Espira by Avon Health & Wellness Products )You'll LOVE Sassy & Chic Salon & Boutique! 5989 Hwy 41 South Macon, GA Located in beautiful downtown Bolingbroke, GA DISCLAIMER: Deadline to register is Friday, February 8, 2019 at 12 noon. Must be at least 21 years of age to win. Employees and their spouses of the Monroe County Reporter the particil ting sponsors are not eligible to win. One winner for each participating business.