Now is the time of year for Georgians to take part in a sweet, Southern tradition. Newly harvested watermelons are available at roadside stands, farmers markets and grocery stores across Georgia. It's hard to imagine picnics, cookouts and pool parties without the cool, sweet taste of fresh watermelon. Georgia's melon crop is sweet but smaller this year, and prices may be slightly higher.
An instructional class, "How To Start A Part Time Business," will be offered from 6-8 p.m. July 16 at SunTrust Bank in downtown Gainesville. The class will be put on by the University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center.
July 02, 2008|
By Staff Reports
A lack of seafood markets in Hall County and a longtime love for the seafood industry that he grew up in drove Mississippi-born Phuong Le to give up a career in car body repair and start his own business.
The unemployment rate in the metro Gainesville area rose to a preliminary 4.7 percent in May, up five-tenths of a percent from a revised 4.2 percent in April, the Georgia Department of Labor reported today.
June 30, 2008|
From staff, wire reports