The Lake Lanier Islands Development Authority gave formal approval Thursday to a financing package for a state loan for a new wastewater treatment plant and a bank loan for road improvements.
If you spend any time driving across Northeast Georgia, you will notice how the 'landscape' has changed. What was once primarily farm land has changed to primarily neighborhoods and homes on small acreages.
Economic development leaders in Northeast Georgia say Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and, particularly, Delta Air lines, is a major factor in a company's decision to locate in the area. Kit Dunlap, president of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, said that domestic businesses like the ease of one-stop service to numerous destinations in the U.S., while international companies appreciate the ability to fly directly from Atlanta to many of the ...
A massive development in Forsyth County that could include 1.4 million square feet of retail space, generate $12 million in annual sales tax revenue and create 7,900 jobs cleared one hurdle this week. The five-member Forsyth County planning board agreed 3-1 Tuesday night to recommend approval to the commission of an overlay district for the 164-acre site along Ga. 400 between Union Hill and McFarland roads. According to ...
A story was once told about a pharaoh who wished to build a temple for himself. As the slaves were milling around waiting to begin construction, one said to another, "Do we have any blueprints for this project? Or are we supposed to just fly by the seat of our chariot?"
For consumers, next weekend's Home Expo at the Georgia Mountain Center could represent an opportunity to take advantage of a buyer's market.
Gardner named trustee of hospital association James E. Gardner Jr., president and chief executive officer of Northeast Georgia Health System, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association at the association's annual convention in Atlanta. Gardner was named to his current post in March 2004. He previously served in the same capacity at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyo. He holds a master's degree in health administration from the ...
Re-invigorate your houseplants by removing the top Ú inch of soil and top-dressing with fresh potting soil.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Jan. 24-30 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 type ...
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce will hold a small business seminar from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the chamber offices at 230 E.E. Butler Parkway.
Picture this. You line up your shot and frame it in your viewer, taking careful aim. You hold your breath and gently squeeze. You could be shooting a gun or a picture. Taking the shot with either is similar. With a camera, try not to jerk the shutter release, which results in a blurred picture. Although taking pictures may have changed with the digital age, the basics remain the same.
CVS, the nation's largest retail pharmacy chain, has acquired the first parcel of an 80-acre development located at the intersection of Thompson Bridge and Price roads in North Hall.
Peach State Bank & Trust has announced the purchase of a building and lot at 320 Spring St.
That pack of skinless, boneless chicken breasts at the grocery store came from fully feathered birds. The fat that used to be on those birds isn't appetizing, but it's a valuable commodity, University of Georgia researchers say.
Main Street Gainesville honored 13 downtown business and property owners as well as the City of Gainesville and Brenau University for the investment of more than $4.5 million in new and renovated projects in the downtown area. According to data from the group, the investments accounted for 229 new or retained jobs, six new businesses, four expanded businesses and a property acquisition The honorees were presented with Main ...
Attorney Pope honored as Georgia Trend's 'Legal Elite'
When I was a kid, I would create things in my dad's workshop that would revolutionize society. They were futuristic and impressive looking - only they didn't do anything.
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.
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