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Chamber of Commerce’s job fair is Wednesday

Summer has finally officially arrived and so have potential employment opportunities at an upcoming job fair hosted by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Labor.

The job fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Georgia Mountains Center.

June 27, 2008 | | Business

Gas prices spark surge in scooter sales

Like a lot of businesses, Northside Auto Sales gets unsolicited faxes offering all sorts of deals. Many end up in the trash can.

June 26, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Newsmakers in business, June 22

David, Rich join Bates, Carter & Co.

June 26, 2008 | | Business

Skaggs: Healthy diets include beef in June, and other months

The Georgia Beef Board and the Georgia Cattlemen's Association have proclaimed June as Georgia Beef Month. The proclamation honors Georgia's 25,000 beef producers, who make up a significant portion of the state's biggest industry - agriculture. Beef Month highlights the economic role of the cattle industry and focuses on beef as an easy and versatile meal.

June 25, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business

Wal-Mart to renovate its Gainesville store

Wal-Mart Stores announced Friday that the Gainesville Supercenter located at 400 Shallowford Road will undergo renovations beginning Monday.

June 25, 2008 | By Staff Reports | Business

Lake Lanier CVB holds annual meeting, names new officers

The newly named Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau, formerly the Gainesville-Hall County Convention and Visitors Bureau, held its annual meeting this week at Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club.

June 24, 2008 | By Staff Reports | Business

Eateries feel the pinch in tough times

Steve Dunn has his "regulars," customers who eat breakfast at Jake's Cafeteria and then come back a few hours later for lunch. He began to notice a few months ago that some of them weren't coming for both meals.

June 24, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Newsmakers in business, June 15

Gainco makes trio of management appointments

June 24, 2008 | | Business

Goody's files for bankruptcy; Gainesville store to close

Goody's Family Clothing, a moderately priced family apparel retailer operating in small to midsize markets primarily throughout the Southeast, announced Monday that it has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

The company plans to close 69 of its 355 stores, including the stores in Gainesville and Cumming. It is not known how many employees are affected.

June 20, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Upside down in an SUV is no thrill ride

The official term is "negative equity," but in car dealer talk the term is "upside down."

June 19, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Newsmakers in business, June 8

McCord, Pace named as partners at Norton Agency

June 19, 2008 | By Staff Reports | Business

Kitchen Inspections

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June 19, 2008 | Bianca Bruno | Business

Skaggs: New UGA institute aims to make better plants for gardens, landscapes

A new University of Georgia institute will focus on creating new and improved plant varieties that are higher yielding, more disease resistant, nutritious or simply look better in landscapes.

June 18, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business

Gainco moves to new larger headquarters

Gainco Inc., a manufacturer of scales, automated sorting and other yield-enhancement systems for the meat, poultry and food processing industries, has moved to a new headquarters location in Gainesville.

June 18, 2008 | By Staff Reports | Business

Study says Brenau, Gainesville State boost local economy

A recent study of the University System of Georgia shows that state colleges and universities generate not only knowledge but an economic boost to their communities - to the tune of $11 billion.

June 17, 2008 | Melissa Weinman | Business

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