As Christmas tree growers and sellers around Hall County begin to close up shop for the season, many reflect on what were some of their best sales in years.
Processing Equipment Solutions Inc. has purchased a 108,000-square-foot building on Murphy Boulevard in Gainesville.
Attempting to create an image of my hard drive to DVDs recently, I discovered I had a nonfunctional optical drive. So I ran it through all the tests I could think of and came to the conclusion that is was in fact a hardware issue. What was so unsettling is the fact that my laptop is only four months old.
The state Department of Agriculture has begun taking applications for the Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption.
Purcell named president of Ga. Door & Hardware group Debbie Purcell has been named president of the Georgia Chapter of the Door & Hardware Institute. She is currently president and CEO of Engineered Openings Inc. in Alto. The Door & Hardware Institute is a multinational organization that focuses on safety and building codes for commercial buildings. Purcell will serve a two-year term. She also serves as a national instructor for the Door & Hardware Institute. ...
My wife logged on to her eBay account early one morning this week to discover she had sold two Wii units to someone in South Carolina. Normally this would have been a good thing, except for the fact the she sells clothes online, not electronics.
Braselton-based Hamilton State Bank has named Lee Smalley as senior vice president, commercial real estate.
The preliminary unemployment rate in metro Gainesville declined to 6.6 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The livestock industry made up of a coalition of livestock associations expressed disappointment with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision not to waive a federal law that requires corn to be used for ethanol production.
There's one thing Sunday alcohol sales have brought for sure - a 12:30 p.m. rush. "By state law we can't open before 12:30 p.m., but there's always a line prior to 12:30," said Sammy P. Brown, owner of Sammy's Package Store at 2550 Limestone Parkway. "Obviously customers are very, very excited. There's a rush for an hour." Ten miles down the road the Oakwood Package & Bottle Shop, at 3469 Mundy Mill Road, has a ...
6 from Hall County complete economic development program Six Hall County residents graduated from the 2012 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program offered by the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. The graduates at the Nov. 7 ceremony included Ralph Taylor, Nancy Smallwood, Kelly Mathis Lee, Fred Richards, Krista Barker and Chris Davis. Class participants represented a number of professional and nonprofessional economic development fields from 13 counties in North Georgia. The Academy provided each of the ...
It's imperative if you own a computer to know what the components are called and to know a few things about them.
There are a couple of news stories about commodities that have an impact on Georgia agriculture, the state's largest industry, that I want to share with you this week.
Gainesville attorney Brim named Fellow by American College of Trial Lawyers
Free programs are great and the Internet is full of them. The problem is that many of these so-called freebies come with a price called malware that piggyback the application or utility you are trying to download.
Soybeans in Hall County have gained back some popularity by farmers as prices have stayed firm at decent levels. I guess over the past four or five years, soybean acreage has increased by three- or fourfold.
My dad was into gadgets. He liked to be on the cutting edge of electronics. OK, this was the late 1960s so nothing was really small or cheap yet. But when pocket calculators initially arrived on the market, they were about three-quarters of an inch thick and about the size of a cellphone.
More than 1,000 Kubota employees, along with area and state political and business leaders, braved drenching rain Thursday to celebrate the company's 25 years of success in Hall County.
U.S. broiler meat production is forecast to total 38.9 billion pounds in 2014, up 2.9 percent from 2013, according to the "Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook" report from USDA's Economic Research Service.
ZF celebrated the opening of its third facility in the Gainesville area on Wednesday.
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