Just before 7 p.m., police were called to Econo Auto Painting at 2607 Deans Bridge Road, where they were told two men had held up the business at gunpoint, authorities said.
The men were described as black and about 5 feet 6 inches tall. One was wearing a gray sweatshirt and a red bandana and had a black handgun.
Police said they were last seen running toward Milledgeville Road.
About 30 minutes later, deputies were called to the SunTrust Bank at 2625 Peach Orchard Road, where they were told a black man, 5 feet 8 inches tall, wearing all black, robbed one person at gunpoint, authorities said.
The gunman was last seen running east on Harold Road.