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Skaggs: UGA researcher tracking pollen of resistant weed

Springtime tree pollen covers much of Georgia now. Lynn Sosnoskie plans to track a different kind of pollen this summer, one that has the potential to spread the worst thing to hit Georgia cotton in decades.

May 04, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Sponsoring the Tour de Georgia

When they inked a deal to sponsor the Tour de Georgia, United Community Bank raised a few eyebrows.

May 01, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from March 28-April 10 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. New rules and regulations for food service began on Dec. 1, 2007. Food service establishments will now be given a letter grade that coincides with a percentile: "A" (90-100), "B" (80-89), "C" (70-79), "U" 69 and below. Inspections (frequency of) a food service establishment will be conducted based on risk categorization. The risk type shall be determined by the menu items served, the food preparation processed performed, and the previous food safety history in the food service establishment.

May 01, 2008 | Bianca Bruno | Business


Newsmakers in business

Bussoletti joins The Longstreet Clinic's laser center for aesthetics

May 01, 2008 | | Business


Glazer: Changing technology turns fiction into reality

Even when I was living in a cave back on Crete in 1973, I was always trying to find a better way to do things. I built a door of bamboo to keep the weather out. I devised an indoor fireplace that wouldn't fill my cave with smoke. Over the course of a week I dragged a huge rock across the beach because it had a large flat surface that would become my table. Who knew then, when I was making bamboo wind chimes, that I would emerge from my cave and 30 years later become a computer technician ...

April 30, 2008 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Drivers feel diesel pinch

In his 40 years in the trucking business, Jim Syfan has never seen it this tough.

April 24, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Newsmakers in business

The Times wants to know about promotions, new management hires and other personnel news in your business. We'll publish the information each Sunday on the Business page. Send information, including a photograph and contact information, to Harris Blackwood at hblackwood@gainesvilletimes.com. You also may use regular mail at Newsmakers, The Times, P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.

April 24, 2008 | | Business


Georgia Consumer: Cautious shopping can avoid food poisoning

Every year thousands of consumers suffer from a dose of food poisoning. Many of those cases are caught in the home.

April 24, 2008 | | Business


Center to offer classes in business finance

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will offer "Finding and Managing Money for your Small Business," from 9 a.m. to noon April 25. The cost is $49. The seminar provides attendees with all financial materials and free basic bookkeeping software. Topics also include creative sources of capital as well as diverse types of loan options.

April 23, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


PETCO to build distribution center in Braselton

State officials announced Monday that PETCO, a pet products company, is locating a new distribution center in Braselton, representing an investment of $33 million. At full operating capacity, the company anticipates the center will employ up to 277 people.

"Georgia's strength in logistics makes it a top choice for national retailers like PETCO," said Gov. Sonny Perdue, who issued a statement from his office in Atlanta. "Our robust transportation network and ready work force are a natural fit for distribution centers."

April 19, 2008 | | Business


China welcomes Georgia businessman

Editor's note: Mike Giles of Gainesville, a senior vice president of the Georgia Poultry Federation was part of a Georgia trade mission to China. The trip, led by Gov. Sonny Perdue, was an effort to expand exports to China, which is already a major consumer of Georgia poultry. In a special report for The Times, Giles shares his experience.

April 19, 2008 | | Business


Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from March 21-27 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. New rules and regulations for food service began on Dec. 1, 2007. Food service establishments will now be given a letter grade that coincides with a percentile: "A" (90-100), "B" (80-89), "C" (70-79), "U" 69 and below. Inspections (frequency of) a food service establishment will be conducted based on risk categorization. The risk type shall be determined by the menu items served, the food preparation processed performed, and the previous food safety history in the food service establishment.

April 17, 2008 | Bianca Bruno | Business


Skaggs: Come to Garden Expo to buy locally grown plants, get expert advice

The drought of 2007 is hopefully behind us, and with the recent rains, landscape professionals and homeowners alike are hopeful that 2008 will provide the opportunity to improve area landscapes and gardens with the addition of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, hardscape materials and mulch.

April 17, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Do you need an accountant?

Tax time often brings about the question of when one needs professional help on their finances.

April 16, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Newsmakers in business

The Times wants to know about promotions, new management hires and other personnel news in your business. We'll publish the information each Sunday on the Business page. Send information, including a photograph and contact information, to Harris Blackwood at hblackwood@gainesvilletimes.com. You also may use regular mail at Newsmakers, The Times, P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.

April 16, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


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