Cotton farmers have gotten what they wanted: The price for their commodity has skyrocketed. But there's a catch. Nobody will buy their crop at such a high price, says a University of Georgia agricultural economist.
An increase in rainfall and a slight relaxation of outdoor watering restrictions has given a ray of hope to those in the plant and landscape business.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Feb. 15-22 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 ...
Mullis joins The Longstreet Clinic's surgery department
For many years, I have believed that history is an excellent teacher to anyone who is involved in business.
Have you ever noticed that tiny little hole on your CD/DVD drive tray?
ATLANTA - The nation's economic woes are trickling down to North Georgia. The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the metro Gainesville area rose to 4.2 percent in January, up six-tenths of one percent from 3.6 percent the previous month.
In recent months, the landscape industry has been at the center of many news stories - primarily as it relates to the drought and its effect on business. However, with recent rains and the loosening of some water restrictions, many in the Green Industry are hopefully optimistic about their futures.
This column usually deals with computing tips, but allow me to deviate somewhat from that course for the moment. And that is exactly what I want to discuss: deviating from the course, or trying not to with the aid of GPS or Global Positioning System devices.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 1-8 by the Hall County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale, with 85 and above considered passing.
Question: When should I start my impatiens and petunias?
In your quest for fitness, you wake up early, put on your exercise wear and head off to your local gym.
The Times wants to know about promotions, new management hires and other personnel news in your business. We'll publish the information each Sunday on the Business page. Send information, including a photograph and contact information, to Harris Blackwood at email@example.com. You also may use regular mail at Newsmakers, The Times, P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.
Recently while visiting a friend's home, I admired a 4-by-8 feet model train layout that occupied space on the den floor. An HO scale model train configuration sits in my basement. The fascination of trains, their aura and history offers valuable lessons to business owners.
There seems to be no end to it. It seems to multiply faster than past copies of National Geographic. At every turn, we all see and hear it. Though we may try to tune it out, it stills makes its presence known subliminally.
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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