New­ton Re­tail Sales Rise Again

The Covington News - - MEMORY LANE -

Re­tail sales in Ge­or­gia dur­ing the sec­ond quar­ter of this year regis­tered $1,291,733,100, an in­crease of 3.7 per­cent over the same pe­riod in 1959, a Ge­or­gia State Cham­ber of Com­merce re­port showed to­day.

De­creases were recorded in 45 of the State’s 159 coun­ties, the re­port re­vealed.

Sec­ond quar­ter business vol­ume in New­ton County to­taled $5,100,462 this year com­pared with the $4,745,244 for the same pe­riod in 1959, the re­port showed. This is an in­crease over the same pe­riod of $355,218.

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