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Local restaurateur says government leaders forcing closure of profitable restaurant

Gary Gibson says the combination of a planned retirement by a Gary’s Hamburgers store manager and what he calls the never-ending federal unemployment subsidies and stimulus checks has forced his hand. Gary’s Hamburgers was forced to limit hours from 6AM-3PM over the summer to combat an employee shortage. Saturday, the ten year-old restaurant is permanently closing. “We…

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Employee shortage forces closure of one Gary’s location

Gary’s Hamburgers was forced to limit hours from 6AM-3PM over the summer to combat an employee shortage. Saturday, the ten year-old restaurant is permanently closing. Saturday is the last day to enjoy a fresh biscuit with meat or handmade 1\3rd or 2\3rd pound angus beef hamburger at one of Gary’s better performing  locations on Wheeler Road,…

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Pandemic derails start-up restaurant in Evans

Shemp and Petey’s restaurant on Washington Road opened in the summer and didn’t make it to fall---closing on August 28th. Shemp’s and Petey’s was known for culinary concoctions like their “Big Beefy and Grilled Cheese” sandwiches The restaurant offered up unique sandwiches and homemade pasta dishes with a local flair. The restaurant took over for a pair…

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