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Jobless rate in metro Gainesville falls to 6.6 percent

The end of summer has brought a big drop in metro Gainesville's unemployment rate, down almost a full percentage point to 6.6 percent.

September 26, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

Solar power attracts agribusiness to help grow power grid

It seems no matter where you are in Georgia, solar power is getting more popular. I was recently with co-workers in Habersham County and we took a look at a farm where solar panels had been installed. It was a great operation, and the farmer seemed well pleased with his investment.

September 25, 2013 | Michael Wheeler | Business

Newsmakers in Business, Sept. 22

Small Business Center offers workshops for new ventures

September 21, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

Poultry maker to expand production

Gainesville's title as "Poultry Capital of the World" now will include a locally produced taste of Russia.

September 13, 2013 | David B. Strickland Times regional staff | Business

Petit Le Mans revs its economic engine

Road Atlanta's upcoming Petit Le Mans on Oct. 16-19 is considered the largest international sporting event in Georgia, welcoming its legions of fans to stay, play and spend in the area.

September 12, 2013 | Lisa Laskey | Business

Area agricultural producers showcase interwoven industry

Agriculture in Georgia is a complicated and interwoven industry. When one segment is affected by a downturn, another segment typically is quick to follow. But the same is true when positive changes occur.

September 12, 2013 | Michael Wheeler | Business

Newsmakers in Business, Sept. 8

Davis joins insurance division for The Norton Agency

September 07, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

Computer Care: Knowing when to fix, when to replace

The last three computers I worked on all needed to be retired, replaced or used for target practice. There comes a time when it's simply no longer cost-effective to keep your old XP relic running, no matter how much you like it.

September 06, 2013 | Arthur Glazer | Business

Chinese info-tech company opening R&D office in Ga.

DULUTH - State officials have announced that a Chinese information technology company is planning to open a research and development center in metro Atlanta.

August 27, 2013 | From staff, wire reports | Business

Newsmakers in Business, Aug. 25

Gainesville's Pope named among top 100 trial lawyers

August 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

Computer Care: Tips for the best summer snapshots

This summer I spent more time with my camera than my computer. As a camp photographer up in the mountains of White County, I shot more than 20,000 photos. To make them look good, I had to edit them quickly and judiciously -- good enough for parental scrutiny.

August 23, 2013 | Arthur Glazer | Business

Metro Gainesville jobless rate down to 7.5 in July

The local jobs picture has brightened a bit over the summer.

August 22, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

Newsmakers in Business, Aug. 18

Farmer's Home manager McElrea honored

August 17, 2013 | | Business

Newsmakers in Business, July 28

Lewis joins Chamber staff as project manager

July 27, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

Hall County's jobless rate rises to 7.6 percent

The unemployment rate in Hall County rose to 7.6 percent in June, up from 6.9 percent in May, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.

July 25, 2013 | From staff reports | Business

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Articles by Section - Business

Newsmakers in business, Oct. 19

Wood joins Lakeside OB/GYN

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business

Trio of businessmen open Gainesville’s first growler beer bar

Local craft beer lovers now have a way to take bottles of their favorite brew home.

October 12, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Business

Georgia Chair marks 100th year with Saudi Arabian deal

October 11, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Business


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