The older I get, the less I understand. On Friday, the jobs report came out that said 20,000 jobs were lost last week. Earlier in the week, the revised December report claimed 1.1 million more jobs were lost than were reported in January 2009.
February 08, 2010||Opinion: editorials, letters to the editor
The following students recently placed in the Region 2 competition for Skills USA. The event judged students' abilities to tackle professional skills such as masonry, computer-based graphic design and automotive service, among other subjects.
Denisha JoAnne Hicks and James Len Waldrop were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 12, 2009, in Lula. The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Shelby Hicks of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Len and Gail Waldrop of Lula.
Brianna Nicole Van Alstyne and Travis Zachary Torrey were united in marriage on Jan. 2, 2010, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Dean and June Van Alstyne of Lula. The groom is the son of Carmen and Sharon Torrey of Dawsonville.
The Tanger Outlet Center in Commerce recently awarded $28,834.35 to the Northeast Georgia branch of the American Cancer Society. The donation is part of Tanger's Annual Breast Cancer Awareness campaign, and the check presentation took place at Tanger's annual merchant luncheon and awards program at the Commerce Civic Center.