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Skaggs: Come to Garden Expo to buy locally grown plants, get expert advice

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.

April 17, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business

Do you need an accountant?

Tax time often brings about the question of when one needs professional help on their finances.

April 16, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Newsmakers in business

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 You also may use regular mail at Newsmakers, The Times, P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503.

April 16, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

Glazer: Tech support isn’t what it used to be

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.

April 16, 2008 | Arthur Glazer | Business

Cabot recalls cleaner due to inhalation, fire hazard

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 the product.

April 16, 2008 | | Business

Skaggs: Governor honors farmers for environmental stewardship

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.

April 14, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business

Area housing market showing its strength

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.

April 10, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Kitchen Inspections

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 type shall be determined by the menu items served, the food preparation processed performed, and the previous food safety history in the food service establishment.

April 09, 2008 | Bianca Bruno | Business

Smithgall Garden to participate in Spring EXPO

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.

April 09, 2008 | By Staff Reports | Business

Newsmakers in business: Anderson, Wilbanks join The Longstreet Clinic

The Longstreet Clinic has announced the appointment of Christa D. Anderson and Tammy E. Wilbanks to their staff.

April 09, 2008 | By Staff Reports | Business

Smith: Written plan points business in right direction, keeps it from getting lost

Recently I was reminded about the importance of maps. While sitting in a class with eight or nine other people, I noticed that one couple was missing from the group. I assumed that the missing couple would not be in the class that night since they were generally punctual.

April 08, 2008 | J.C. Smith | Business

Region's unemployment rate rises in February

The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the unemployment rate in the 13-county Georgia Mountains area rose to 4.7 percent in February, up 0.2 percent from a revised 4.5 percent in January.

April 07, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

Consumers should expect to see higher prices for groceries

Americans are paying record prices to fuel their cars. They're paying more to fuel themselves, too, according to the recently released U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic Consumer Price Index.

April 06, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business

Vast majority of Jaemor's peach buds make it through Monday's frost

Although temperatures dipped below freezing Monday night, the peach buds at Jaemor Farm still hold the promise of a fruitful summer harvest.

April 05, 2008 | Jessica Jordan | Business

A hailstorm of work

On a Friday afternoon, Tim Pavlik is giving a Toyota Camry a massage.

April 03, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

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In The Market, Aug. 24

Sullivan & Schlieman open Gainesville branch

August 24, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business

Seasonal factors drive Gainesville jobless rate to 7 percent

The unemployment rate in metro Gainesville for July rose to 7 percent, up six-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor announced today.

August 21, 2014 | Times staff reports | Business


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