Every year thousands of consumers suffer from a dose of food poisoning. Many of those cases are caught in the home.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will offer "Finding and Managing Money for your Small Business," from 9 a.m. to noon April 25. The cost is $49. The seminar provides attendees with all financial materials and free basic bookkeeping software. Topics also include creative sources of capital as well as diverse types of loan options.
State officials announced Monday that PETCO, a pet products company, is locating a new distribution center in Braselton, representing an investment of $33 million. At full operating capacity, the company anticipates the center will employ up to 277 people. "Georgia's strength in logistics makes it a top choice for national retailers like PETCO," said Gov. Sonny Perdue, who issued a statement from his office in Atlanta. "Our robust transportation network ...
Editor's note: Mike Giles of Gainesville, a senior vice president of the Georgia Poultry Federation was part of a Georgia trade mission to China. The trip, led by Gov. Sonny Perdue, was an effort to expand exports to China, which is already a major consumer of Georgia poultry. In a special report for The Times, Giles shares his experience.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from March 21-27 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 ...
The drought of 2007 is hopefully behind us, and with the recent rains, landscape professionals and homeowners alike are hopeful that 2008 will provide the opportunity to improve area landscapes and gardens with the addition of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, hardscape materials and mulch.
Tax time often brings about the question of when one needs professional help on their finances.
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.
My wife and I are both in business for ourselves. My dad had his own business, as did both of my grandfathers. So I was always taught the concept of customer service. It's not so much as the customer is always right, my dad would tell me, but that you should make every attempt to try to accommodate the customer.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Cabot Stains (a division of Valspar Corp.), of Newburyport, Mass., announced a voluntary recall 24,000 containers of Cabot Composite Deck Cleaner. Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to the store of purchase for a full refund. If the container looks deformed or if it feels hot to the touch, immediately call Cabot to arrange for the safe handling of ...
For more than 40 years, Danny Hogan has cared for the land that has supported his family for four generations. For his efforts, Gov. Sonny Perdue gave Hogan the third annual Governor's Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Award.
The president of the Hall County Board of Realtors believes the area may be emerging from the overall slowdown that resulted in a drop in home sales and construction of new single-family homes.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from March 4-20 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 ...
Smithgall Woodland Garden will participate in the sixth annual Spring Garden EXPO at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, along with more than 50 local growers and retailers.
The Longstreet Clinic has announced the appointment of Christa D. Anderson and Tammy E. Wilbanks to their staff.
This is especially true for producers in South Georgia. We still have some cotton grown in North Georgia in counties such as Oconee, Bartow, Gordon and Floyd.
The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville increased to 6.6 percent in October, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Got an old computer and you're not sure what to do with it? Put it in the kids' room or the basement? Give it to Grandma?
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