Every afternoon when my mail gets delivered, I can't help but notice how few junk letters I receive. I get a couple of bills, a magazine, the occasional package and maybe a solicitation from a local business or two. That's it. A few years ago I got piles of paper every day. The bulk of junk mail today is sent electronically.
American farmers and ranchers literally help feed the world by producing a bounty of agricultural products.
Tymchuk honored as '40 Under 40,' and area featured in Georgia Trend
Back in the day, if you wanted Internet access, you needed an Ethernet connection; you were tethered to a cable. Then came wireless Internet or Wi-Fi. It's also called WLAN or Wireless LAN, which is Wireless Local Area Network. The technical term for it is 802.11, which is the set of standards for wireless in the 2.4-5 GHz frequency bands.
The end of summer has brought a big drop in metro Gainesville's unemployment rate, down almost a full percentage point to 6.6 percent.
It seems no matter where you are in Georgia, solar power is getting more popular. I was recently with co-workers in Habersham County and we took a look at a farm where solar panels had been installed. It was a great operation, and the farmer seemed well pleased with his investment.
Small Business Center offers workshops for new ventures
Gainesville's title as "Poultry Capital of the World" now will include a locally produced taste of Russia.
Road Atlanta's upcoming Petit Le Mans on Oct. 16-19 is considered the largest international sporting event in Georgia, welcoming its legions of fans to stay, play and spend in the area.
Agriculture in Georgia is a complicated and interwoven industry. When one segment is affected by a downturn, another segment typically is quick to follow. But the same is true when positive changes occur.
Davis joins insurance division for The Norton Agency
The last three computers I worked on all needed to be retired, replaced or used for target practice. There comes a time when it's simply no longer cost-effective to keep your old XP relic running, no matter how much you like it.
DULUTH - State officials have announced that a Chinese information technology company is planning to open a research and development center in metro Atlanta.
Gainesville's Pope named among top 100 trial lawyers
This summer I spent more time with my camera than my computer. As a camp photographer up in the mountains of White County, I shot more than 20,000 photos. To make them look good, I had to edit them quickly and judiciously -- good enough for parental scrutiny.
Gravitt joins Norton Insurance Division as operations manager
There is a new phishing scheme currently circulating on the Internet. Its objective is not just to steal your money but your identity as well.
Stowe joins insurance division at The Norton Agency
A week ago, I was attending the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Council monthly meeting. We were all updated on the great things that are happening in Hall County. Expansions, new jobs and optimism are setting Hall County on a course of economic growth that tops most areas in the nation.
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