OAKWOOD - Luxury items typically don't sell in an economic downturn, but Camping World is more than defying the odds - it has finished up a nearly $1 million expansion of its South Hall business and is looking at further improvements.
Advance Auto Parts store to open on Monday in Cleveland Advance Auto Parts Inc. will open its first store in Cleveland at 381 Donald E Thurmond Parkway next to Walmart on Monday. Martin Guzman is the store's general manager with nine employees. A veteran of the automotive and retail sales industries, he has been with Advance Auto Parts for seven years. He is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. "This new store's ...
There's good news on the local jobs front going into the last quarter of 2012. The preliminary unemployment rate in metro Gainesville declined to 7.2 percent in August, down five-tenths of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in July, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today. The local jobless rate was 8.1 percent in August 2011. The rate decreased because there were 425 fewer layoffs in manufacturing and administrative and support services. Also, the metro ...
Over the past few weeks, I have talked about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which should benefit Georgia's poultry industry by opening up economically competitive trade routes to other parts of the world. Now it appears that negotiations are looking positive with our neighbors to our north and south.
Kipper Tool earns safety recognition at conference Kipper Tool Company of Gainesville was recognized for Most Improved Safety Performance among Georgia employers at the annual Georgia Safety, Health, and Environmental Conference held Sept. 12-14 in Savannah. The award is given to companies that have made significant strides with regard to workplace safety and health, and which maintain or improve over the course of three years once improvement is under way. Over the last three years, ...
Although mobile phones have been around for a while, smart phone technology has advanced at a rate much faster than that of the PC.
DOT promotes Braselton man to assistant engineer Shannon Giles has been named assistant area engineer for construction in Barrow and Gwinnett Counties by the Georgia Department of Transportation. Giles has worked with DOT since 2001 in the construction division. He has served as as project manager and worked with utility coordination on all construction and maintenance projects with the 150 utility companies in Northeast Georgia's District 1. In his new position, he will manage all ...
Sometimes people cannot see the forest for the trees. This is the case with some legislation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives that is considered to be a quick-fix solution for not having a long-term farm bill in place. It is to be considered by the Senate next.
Braselton's Wilburn earns top honor as Subway franchisee Robert Terry Wilburn of Braselton received the 2012 Regional Franchisee of the Year award from the Subway restaurant chain at the company's recent convention in Orlando, Fla. The award is for accomplishments in building sales and increasing profitability while achieving excellent store evaluations. He earned the honor from among the chain's more than 12,000 franchises. "This is a great honor and it is also humbling as there ...
It's that time again; time to roll down your windows and roll up your sleeves. There's a new operating system in town and it's waiting for you to give it a test drive. Windows 8 is here and Microsoft is letting you take it for a spin for a few months. It will be for sale in late October, but you will have until the end of the year to try it for free.
Gov. Nathan Deal joined other governors by sending a petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requesting it to waive the requirements that a certain percentage of the nation's energy come from renewable fuel sources.
Hamilton State Bank adds Rosenberg as vice president Karen Rosenberg has joined Hamilton State Bank as an executive vice president and will lead the retail banking function for the Georgia state bank based in Braselton. In her new role, Rosenberg will develop and implement all retail banking strategies, including strategic planning, branch expansion, consumer lending and product development. "We are continuing to build a strong executive team for the bank, and Karen is a great ...
Back in the day, a simple scan of your computer's hard drive was enough to thwart off most infections. Unfortunately, that's not the case anymore. Malware has evolved. It's not just random pop-ups as it used to be.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville was higher again in July, the preliminary rate up three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.8 percent, the Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville was up again in July, the preliminary rate is up three-tenths of a percentage point to 7.8 percent, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Atlas Pizza's purchase of the 32,000-square-foot, two-story 305 Bradford building downtown may bring 20 to 40 new jobs to Gainesville.
Windows 8 is great, if you are used to it or if you have a touch-screen laptop or tablet. But more and more of my clients are complaining that they just got a new PC with Win 8 installed - and they hate it. What they really want is that new computer loaded with their old operating system, Windows 7.
After making tough decisions based on efficiency concerns, Schreiber Foods confirmed it will close its Gainesville location, which will result in 115 layoffs this fall.
Financial adviser Baldwin earns Edward Jones honors
Georgia's wildly fluctuating temperatures in this year's first four months played havoc on the state's signature onion crop.
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