The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Dec. 57-Jan. 10 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 ...
Wrigley Manufacturing Co. is one of the 48 employers who have joined the Clean Air Campaign. In all, more than 500 employers are working with the campaign to advance traffic solutions for the region.
First Century Bank has announced the launch of its online lending division, CenturyPoint Mortgage.
A course for the National Association of Insurance of Financial Advisors Life Underwriter Training Council will be offered in Gainesville beginning Friday.
Invasive weeds and exotic pest plants threaten the health of Georgia's natural areas and forests. In particular, four invasive plant species, generally unknown to the public, are posing significant threats to the Georgia landscape and have a high potential to become widespread if left unchecked.
Officials with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences said Tuesday that some segments of agriculture in the state will face challenges in the year ahead while higher market prices for some commodities will be offset by higher production costs. "This is probably the most uncertain time in agriculture I've ever seen," said Scott Angle, dean of the UGA ag school. "The changes that are going on ...
Finding the most efficient use for poultry house litter has been a priority for several years.
Fockele to speak at plant symposium
Question: I recently received a gift of beautiful purple, planted mums. But I don't know how to care for them. How much sunlight do they need? How big do they get? Can I transplant? Outdoor or indoor? Watering? I live in northern Georgia.
The economic woes that have sent the U.S. economy teetering toward recession may be finding their way to Northeast Georgia.
There was a feast in Georgia's Oconee National Forest last year. Southern pine beetles were munching away on weak, old trees. And the drought may have issued the invitation to dinner, a University of Georgia expert says.
BY HARRIS BLACKWOOD firstname.lastname@example.org ATLANTA - The poultry world is descending on Atlanta this week. If it involves a chicken: hatching, feeding, growing, processing, deboning, freezing and doing away with what's left over, you can see it at the 60th annual International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center. The show, which opens today for the first of ...
Georgia farmers can expect to receive good prices next year for many of the crops they sell. Unfortunately, it will cost more to grow them, say University of Georgia agricultural economists.
Marshall Christian joins MSE Branded Foods
The chief executive of Regions Bank's Gainesville operations has announced plans to step down at the end of the year. Rocklyn E. "Rock" Hunt, was named two years ago to head the company's Mountain Banking Group, which includes Banks, Habersham, Hall, Jackson, Rabun and White counties. His resignation is effective Dec. 31. "It's a very positive thing," Hunt said. "It's a very amicable separation. ...
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?
Artificially inseminating cattle has been done by the dairy industry for a while now, but it is relatively new in the beef industry.
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