BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Funeral home adds family service representative

Funeral home adds family service representative

NORCROSS — The Crowell Brothers Funeral Home/Peachtree Memorial Park Cemetery in Norcross has announced the expansion of its services to include a full-time family service representative.

The Rev. Clark Pickett will specialize in caring for families following the death of a loved one and will assist with preplanning and prearranging funeral services.

The addition of the new position serves as an intentional expansion into the rapidly emerging arena of preplanning and prearranging funeral services and cemetery needs.

Crowell Brothers will also offer regular educational and informational events that will be open to the community at the Norcross location. For more information, call 770-448-5757 or visit www.crowellbrothers.com.

Staples stores offer free copies of tax documents

LAWRENCEVILLE — For the sixth consecutive year, local Staples stores are providing free copies of tax returns for customers.

Customers can receive 30 pages — an increase from last year's 20 — of free tax return copies as 15 double-sided sheets. Staples Copy & Print Centers will provide the copies through tax-filing day on April 15.

Local Staples stores include locations at 3205 Woodward Crossing Blvd., Suite F, in Buford; 2255 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth; 860 Duluth Highway, Suite 110, in Lawrenceville; 2059 Scenic Highway in Snellville; and 3630 Peachtree Parkway in Suwanee.

According to Staples, experts recommend keeping hard copies of tax returns for at least three years.

For more information, visit www.staples.com.

Checkers moving into mall food court

BUFORD — The double drive-through restaurant chain Checkers is now serving its signature burger and fries to Mall of Georgia shoppers.

The fast food restaurant is franchisee Daniel Wang's second restaurant inside the mall. He has owned and operated Great Steak & Potato for the past ten years.

"When the Mall of Georgia asked me if I was interested in opening a second restaurant in the food court, the decision to open a Checkers was an easy choice," Wang said. "I think shoppers will be really pleased with our great tasting, fresh food, affordable menu and quality customer service."

For more information about the new Buford Checkers restaurant, call 678-546-6800 or visit www.checkers.com.