A new biosecure necropsy building opened last week at the Georgia Poultry Laboratory in Oakwood. The $100,000 facility allows post-mortem examination of chickens without the possibility of introducing disease into the main laboratory building.
Hamilton State Bancshares, a Braselton-based bank holding company, announced Monday that it will acquire Jefferson State Bank of Cumming.
The acquisition has been approved by both bank boards and now requires regulatory approval and the approval of Jefferson State Bank shareholders. The acquisition is expected to be finalized in the fourth quarter of 2008.
Invasive fire ants plague most of the Southeast, rooting out native species and delivering blistering bites to whatever gets in their way. Amazingly, they all likely came from fewer than a dozen stowaways that landed in Mobile, Ala., in the mid-1930s, says a University of Georgia researcher.
Whether you're working on a text document or a digital image, chances are eventually you are going to print them. Every printer is different, although basically the same. Most computer users don't go beyond clicking the print button, but there are many options if you look a bit deeper.
The ongoing drought of 2007 and 2008 has brought on many challenges to those working in agriculture and agribusiness such as limited water for crops, livestock wells running dry, and limited hay and feed production. However, another challenge faced by farmers also is further complicated by drought - weed control.
Heather Wilbanks has been promoted to assistant vice president at Peach State Bank & Trust. Wilbanks oversees the private banking division and joined the bank in 2005. Wilbanks is a 1999 graduate of North Georgia College & State University and has completed studies at the Georgia Banking School. A resident of North Hall, she and her husband, Matthew, have one son, Colton. They attend New Haven Church, where she is a member of the softball team. "Heather has made a valuable contribution to the success of Peach State Bank during her tenure here, and ...