The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board on Tuesday night recommended approval of a rezoning proposal that would clear the way for a developer to build a 245,000-square-foot shopping center off Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway.
National Business Honor Society opens chapter at Brenau University The Delta Mu Delta business honor society will open a chapter at Brenau University in Gainesville. The 100-year-old, Brookfield, Ill.-based society operates on 240 campuses worldwide. It recognizes academic excellence in baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degree business administration programs. Delta Mu Delta selects students in the top 20 percent of their classes for lifetime membership. There are more than 160,000 members in 175 countries. "Becoming a ...
Gainesville resident Linda Cash says she has been a customer of Riverside Pharmacy on Green Street for 14 years. But she's afraid she will have to change pharmacies after her Medicare insurance prescription plan moved to having a network of preferred pharmacies that doesn't include Riverside.
There are good places to go on the Internet for downloads and there are not-so-good places. Often when you think you are navigating to a certain website, you end up somewhere else, possibly on a rogue site. You have been redirected.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual agribusiness awards.
A local attorney is the newest member of the Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority. Clint Bearden, 27, was one of several appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal in January to key positions in the state. "I'm really humbled and honored to have been selected by the governor for this appointment. Being a resident of Dawson County, I know how beneficial Lake Lanier is to tourism within our county, and it's that mindset that makes me excited ...
Gainesville was the best-performing small city in Georgia in 2012 and ranks in the top 10 small cities in the U.S. for job growth, according to a recent Milken Institute study.
HTI opens Gainesville office to support ZF industries HTI Employments Solutions celebrated the grand opening of a new office in Gainesville on Jan. 17. Although headquartered in Greenville, S.C., the company is expanding into the North Georgia region to support ZF Wind Power and ZF Gainesville. The Gainesville location is HTI's ninth office in the Southeast and its first in Georgia. Human Technologies is a human resource advisory firm providing professional recruiting, industrial staffing, human ...
Once every five years, farmers get a chance to be counted through the national Census of Agriculture. As more and more people leave the farm and choose to do something different, the census proves to be an important tool to account for this ever-shrinking population.
Dunkin' Donuts may be coming soon to Ga. 400 just north of the North Georgia Premium Outlets.
With the Falcons out of the Super Bowl, another type of bird is on Georgians' minds. "Wings are very popular; we're pleased with that," said Mike Giles, president of the Georgia Poultry Federation. But contrary to some of the rumors floating around, there won't be a shortage of chicken wings. "This has happened before - attention paid on the supply of wings and the amount that are used," Giles said. "I'm certain that if someone ...
Chickens might be small animals, but they're the backbone, wing, thigh and breast of a huge industry and a tight-knit community.
McGarity's Business Products announces merger with Wehunt Upholstery Scott McGarity, of McGarity's Business Products in Gainesville, has announced the company's merger with Wehunt Upholstery. McGarity's is an office furniture and office supply dealer that has worked on a contract basis with Wehunt for more than 30 years. "My father, John McGarity, met Ronnie when he first opened McGarity's in 1979 and we've always had a great relationship with him," McGarity said. "Our merger is a ...
Some routes are quicker than others. From our house, I use the Ledan Road shortcut to Ga. 53 and the Wild Smith shortcut to U.S. 129 North. On my laptop, I use keyboard shortcuts.
A new concept supermarket is celebrating a grand opening this week in Dahlonega. Fresh n' Frugal-Cost Plus Foods is now operating in the Greenbriar Shopping Center, where J&J Foods was previously located. The store is designed to provide fresh produce, meats and other groceries at the lowest possible price, according to a news release from the company. Products are priced at cost and 10 percent is added at checkout to cover labor and overhead. "The ...
Attorney Pope honored as Georgia Trend's 'Legal Elite'
When I was a kid, I would create things in my dad's workshop that would revolutionize society. They were futuristic and impressive looking - only they didn't do anything.
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.
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