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Letting love bloom

For florists, Valentine's Day is the biggest day of the year.

February 21, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Region's jobless rate unchanged; Hall's is up a bit

The Georgia Department of Labor reports that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains area remained unchanged at 3.9 percent from September to October. However, the rate for Hall County rose to 3.7 percent in October, up 0.1 percent from 3.6 percent in September.

February 21, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Skaggs:Landscapers: Certification to be offered

With the ongoing drought in Georgia and the current water restrictions, green industry businesses statewide are struggling to make ends meet.

February 18, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Farm bureau celebrates affordability of food in US

Though grocery items may cost more these days, compared to other countries, food in the U.S. is still a bargain, the Georgia Farm Bureau reported Thursday.

February 17, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Smith: Business takes common sense

Common sense.

February 16, 2008 | J.C. Smith | Business


Newsmakers in business

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


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Newsmakers in business, Dec. 21

Lula farmer re-elected to AgGeorgia board of directors

December 20, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Glazer: Repair or replace your computer?

If your computer is more than 4 years old, chances are you've considered replacing it.

December 15, 2014 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Newsmakers in business, Dec. 7

Center for Pediatrics adds 2 pediatricians

December 06, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Newsmakers in business, Nov. 30

Obesity Solutions welcomes a new bariatric surgeon

November 30, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


Newsmakers in business, Nov. 23

Medical Center recognized for cardiac arrest data work

November 22, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


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