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Skaggs: Fewer than 10 queens led fire ant invasion of United States

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.

August 11, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Soy concerns have Tyson recalling chicken

Tyson Foods Inc. voluntarily has recalled 51,360 pounds of frozen raw chicken breast tenderloins because of concerns it may contain soy.

August 11, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Public Service Commission sets more hearings about Atmos' rate hike request

Tuesday in Atlanta, the Georgia Public Service Commission will hold the second round of public hearings on a request from Atmos Energy Corp. for a rate increase.

August 11, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Area housing may be on the rebound

It isn't the best of times, but there are signs that the worst of times in the Hall County real estate market may be nearing an end.

August 10, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Newsmakers, Aug. 3

Attorney Walker honored by State Bar of Georgia

August 10, 2008 | | Business


Computer Care: Knowing a little about your printer can yield better results

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.

August 09, 2008 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Skaggs: Drought makes controlling weeds much more difficult for farmers

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.

August 04, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


PSC staff advises smaller Atmos Energy rate increase

The public interest advocacy staff of the Georgia Public Service Commission has recommended that Atmos Energy be granted only one-third of its requested $6.15 million rate increase.

August 04, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Newsmakers, July 27

Wilbanks is assistant VP at Peach State Bank

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 ...

August 03, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Georgia Consumer: Be sure to use proper washing techniques with food

Question: I wash all of my fresh vegetables with soap. All raw meat and poultry are soaked and washed with salt water. My sister-in-law thinks all this washing is unnecessary. Is she right?

August 03, 2008 | | Business


Skaggs: Biofuel from algae? Maybe

Wastewater generated by carpet production could be used to grow yet another crop for biofuel - algae.

July 31, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Kitchen inspections, July 2-10

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July 30, 2008 | | Business


Fockele Garden Co. wins award

The Fockele Garden Co. has won an award in the 2008 Landscape Design Award Program of the Perennial Plant Association for its garden design and installation at Kipper Tool Co. in Gainesville.

July 30, 2008 | By Staff, Wire Reports | Business


Newsmakers, July 20

Neonatologist Castillo joins Longstreet Clinic

July 27, 2008 | | Business


Skaggs: Buy local at the Hall Farmers Market

Summer is in full swing, and, for many of us, that means fresh locally grown produce.

July 27, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


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Jacobs Media expands 'Game On,' among other changes

July 26, 2015 | Times staff reports | Business


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