Small Business Center offers workshops for new ventures The University of Georgia Small Business Devleopment Center will offer two workshops this fall covering new venture starts and profitability. The Starting A Business workshop covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early years. Information will focus on market strategy and feasibility, entrepreneurship, financial management & financial alternatives, technology, legal forms, basic bookkeeping and the basics of developing ...
Gainesville's title as "Poultry Capital of the World" now will include a locally produced taste of Russia.
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.
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.
Davis joins insurance division for The Norton Agency Veteran insurance agent and business owner R. Stacy Davis has joined The Norton Agency's Insurance Division after a 22-year career with Allstate. He will work from the main office at 434 Green St. handling residents and business owners of Hall County and surrounding areas. "After a long career of serving clients through Allstate, I am looking forward to the opportunity to work in an independent agency that ...
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.
DULUTH - State officials have announced that a Chinese information technology company is planning to open a research and development center in metro Atlanta.
Gainesville's Pope named among top 100 trial lawyers Hasty Pope partner Jonathan Pope of Gainesville has been named a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization of the country's top trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multiphase process, with membership is extended to attorneys who have exemplified superior qualifications, trial results and leadership. "Being invited to join the National Trial Lawyers group ...
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.
The local jobs picture has brightened a bit over the summer. Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate decreased slightly to 7.5 percent in July, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.6 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today. The rate was 8.2 percent in July a year ago. The rate declined because 322 more residents became employed, pushing the total number to 84,370, plus there was an increase in the number of jobs. ...
Farmer's Home manager McElrea honored Rodger McElrea, manager of the Gainesville Farmer's Home Furniture store, has been recognized by the company as its Store Manager of the Year for 2012-13. McElrea was selected from 177 store managers in five Southeastern states. He was presented the award by company president and CEO Phillip Faircloth at the annual store manager's banquet. As the recipient of the award, McElrea becomes a member of the company's elite Chairman's Club, ...
Lewis joins Chamber staff as project manager Amanda Lewis has joined the Greater Hall Chamber staff as project manager focusing on small business development. Lewis, a Dublin, Ohio, native, has been a Gainesville resident for 17 years. She earned an associate's degree in Business Administration from Gainesville State College in 2008, graduating with honors, and as a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She worked with the Georgia Department of Labor for nearly 12 years. Most ...
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.
Pat Duncan's eyes light up when she talks about the graceful simplicity of an aquaponics system.
Southern States Cooperative's Gainesville store is among seven retail locations in North Georgia that will close by late July, the cooperative has announced.
This is especially true for producers in South Georgia. We still have some cotton grown in North Georgia in counties such as Oconee, Bartow, Gordon and Floyd.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville increased to 6.6 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Got an old computer and you're not sure what to do with it? Put it in the kids' room or the basement? Give it to Grandma?
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