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Short announces new location for accounting practice

February 14, 2008 | | Business


Ground beef typically made from less tender cuts

Question: From what kind of beef is ground beef made?

February 14, 2008 | | Business


Garden’s economic impact expected to grow

An official of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is projecting the planned Smithgall Woodland Garden could have an impact of $1.5 million in the local economy during its first year of operation in 2010.

February 14, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Dec. 57-Jan. 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: Risk Type ...

February 14, 2008 | | Business


Wrigley’s joins Clean Air Campaign

Wrigley Manufacturing Co. is one of the 48 employers who have joined the Clean Air Campaign. In all, more than 500 employers are working with the campaign to advance traffic solutions for the region.

February 13, 2008 | From wire reports | Business


Bank launches online lending division

First Century Bank has announced the launch of its online lending division, CenturyPoint Mortgage.

February 13, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Life Underwriter course to begin Friday

A course for the National Association of Insurance of Financial Advisors Life Underwriter Training Council will be offered in Gainesville beginning Friday.

February 13, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Skaggs: Invasive and exotic plant species pose a problem in Georgia

Invasive weeds and exotic pest plants threaten the health of Georgia's natural areas and forests. In particular, four invasive plant species, generally unknown to the public, are posing significant threats to the Georgia landscape and have a high potential to become widespread if left unchecked.

February 11, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Agriculture industry riskier than ever

Officials with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences said Tuesday that some segments of agriculture in the state will face challenges in the year ahead while higher market prices for some commodities will be offset by higher production costs.

"This is probably the most uncertain time in agriculture I've ever seen," said Scott Angle, dean of the UGA ag school. "The changes that are going on right now are unprecedented."

February 10, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Company finds way to dispose of poultry waste

Finding the most efficient use for poultry house litter has been a priority for several years.

February 07, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Newsmakers in business

Fockele to speak at plant symposium

February 07, 2008 | | Business


Georgia consumer: Colorful mums make a big splash in fall gardens

Question: I recently received a gift of beautiful purple, planted mums. But I don't know how to care for them. How much sunlight do they need? How big do they get? Can I transplant? Outdoor or indoor? Watering? I live in northern Georgia.

February 07, 2008 | | Business


Metro Gainesville, state jobless rates increase

The economic woes that have sent the U.S. economy teetering toward recession may be finding their way to Northeast Georgia.

February 05, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Skaggs: Pine beetles are attracted to trees weakened by the drought

There was a feast in Georgia's Oconee National Forest last year. Southern pine beetles were munching away on weak, old trees. And the drought may have issued the invitation to dinner, a University of Georgia expert says.

February 04, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


International Poultry Expo opens today

BY HARRIS BLACKWOOD

February 03, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


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Newsmakers in business, Oct. 26

Public Health director wins community service award

October 25, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Tech Talk: Safe surfing of Internet requires vigilance

As I fumbled in the dark the other night for my keys, I remembered I had a flashlight app on my cellphone. Today, after examining that app, I discovered it is loaded with spyware, and I promptly uninstalled it.

October 25, 2014 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Newsmakers in business, Oct. 19

Wood joins Lakeside OB/GYN

October 19, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Trio of businessmen open Gainesville’s first growler beer bar

Local craft beer lovers now have a way to take bottles of their favorite brew home.

October 12, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Business


Georgia Chair marks 100th year with Saudi Arabian deal

October 11, 2014 | Kristen Oliver | Business


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