Mother Nature is always in control. Sometimes that is a bad thing, and other times it can be a great thing.
Gainesville's Kipper Tool reaches safety milestone Kipper Tool Co., at 2375 Murphy Blvd. in Gainesville, reached 1,000 days without a lost workday case on June 11. During this stretch the company had only one recordable injury, to a contract worker. The milestone sets a new safety record for the company and is the end result of a concerted three-year effort focused on employee safety. Kipper Tool has 73 employees on the payroll along with more ...
Attorney Orr named to Common Cause Georgia board Wyc Orr, senior partner of Orr Brown Johnson LLP of Gainesville, has been named a board member of Common Cause Georgia, a nonprofit advocacy group. Common Cause Georgia is the Georgia affiliate of the national organization Common Cause. The organization works to hold public officials and institutions accountable and responsive to citizens. Common Cause Georgia has more than 3,000 members and supporters across Georgia. Orr is a ...
The easiest way to get a program on your computer is to download it by clicking on a link. Unfortunately, that's also the easiest way to get your computer infected.
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The practices that can help us save energy in our homes - like sealing leaks, insulating and updating cooling systems and replacing light bulbs - are also being used to make Georgia's prolific poultry industry more efficient, one chicken house at a time.
Oakwood-based firm earns Business Chronicle honor Oakwood-based Southern Property Management was recently named as one of the top 20 Community Association Management companies in the state of Georgia according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle Book of Lists. "We could not be prouder that the Atlanta Business Chronicle has chosen to recognize Southern Property Management for a second consecutive year" said Lynn Collins, CEO and owner of SPM. "Our passion and dedication helped us earn this ...
Choosing a new hard drive used to be as simple as deciding between a 350-gigabyte and a terabyte model. Size still matters, but now there are different types of drives that involve more than just drive capacity.
Ryan Hendrix, a 10-year veteran in insurance and financial planning services, has opened a new insurance office in Flowery Branch.
The preliminary unemployment rate in metro Gainesville declined to 6.9 percent in April to its lowest level since November 2008 when it was 6.6 percent, the state Labor Department announced today.
There seems to always be something brewing with international trade. The United States and India have had a long-standing disagreement about India's policies on U.S. exports, especially agricultural products.
The local real estate market may be making a rebound. Local experts say home sales in Hall County have been steadily increasing since 2008. "I see people all the time that say 'How is the market? Is it still bad?' The public doesn't realize how busy the Realtors have been," said Sherry Myers, president of the Hall County Board of Realtors. The number of sales in Hall County increased 28.8 percent in 2011, according to ...
Webby awards honor UCB, Red Clay for website redesign Red Clay Interactive and United Community Bank have been named an Official Honoree of the 16th annual Webby Awards in the Banking/Bill Paying category for the redesign of UCB's website. Craig Metz, EVP of Corporate Marketing said, "We're extremely honored to be named an official Webby honoree and it was a true team effort by both United and Red Clay teams." The Webby Awards, presented by the ...
Wilson to lead marketing and development for Challenged Child & Friends Cindy Wilson has joined Challenged Child & Friends as the new director of development and marketing. Her primary responsibilities cover fundraising, marketing, public relations, special events and community outreach. Wilson has a degree in Business Administration from Gainesville State College. She has lived and worked in Hall County for 30 years and serve as an active community volunteer. "We are excited to welcome Cindy ...
In the past I've written about ways to keep your computer running smoothly, advised you of keyboard shortcuts and shared some little known utilities with you. The truth be known, most technicians won't kiss and tell and have clandestinely withheld their best tricks from you.
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in April, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.8 percent in March, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Growing up in Georgia, everyone loves muscadines and blackberries, but here lately blueberries have taken the front seat and have really become the bright shining star of Georgia's small fruit.
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
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