My dad was into gadgets. He liked to be on the cutting edge of electronics. OK, this was the late 1960s so nothing was really small or cheap yet. But when pocket calculators initially arrived on the market, they were about three-quarters of an inch thick and about the size of a cellphone.
More than 1,000 Kubota employees, along with area and state political and business leaders, braved drenching rain Thursday to celebrate the company's 25 years of success in Hall County.
U.S. broiler meat production is forecast to total 38.9 billion pounds in 2014, up 2.9 percent from 2013, according to the "Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook" report from USDA's Economic Research Service.
ZF celebrated the opening of its third facility in the Gainesville area on Wednesday.
Bitzer celebrated its newest Oakwood facility on Tuesday, with company leaders guiding tours through a warehouse where compressors for refrigeration and air conditioning are manufactured and holding a ceremony with leaders from the German company and the Hall County community.
Longstreet's McDuffie honored by association
Every few weeks I hear a panicky plea from across the house, "Honey, the printer's not working." So I bellow back, " Did you try rebooting the computer?"
Metro Gainesville's unemployment rate rose to 6.9 percent in April, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 6.8 percent in March, Georgia Department of Labor announced today.
Growing up in Georgia, everyone loves muscadines and blackberries, but here lately blueberries have taken the front seat and have really become the bright shining star of Georgia's small fruit.
Atlas Pizza's purchase of the 32,000-square-foot, two-story 305 Bradford building downtown may bring 20 to 40 new jobs to Gainesville.
Windows 8 is great, if you are used to it or if you have a touch-screen laptop or tablet. But more and more of my clients are complaining that they just got a new PC with Win 8 installed - and they hate it. What they really want is that new computer loaded with their old operating system, Windows 7.
After making tough decisions based on efficiency concerns, Schreiber Foods confirmed it will close its Gainesville location, which will result in 115 layoffs this fall.
Financial adviser Baldwin earns Edward Jones honors
Georgia's wildly fluctuating temperatures in this year's first four months played havoc on the state's signature onion crop.
Since the early 1990s, I've had half a dozen desktop computers, five laptops, various printers, a couple of faxes, a plethora of dumb phones and a couple of smartphones. But just this week I got my first tablet computer. As I once initially thought, I had no need for a computer (my dedicated Smith Corona Word Processor was just fine for a writer), I also thought I didn't need a tablet. I was wrong.
The jobless rate in Hall County is headed back in the right direction and remains the lowest in Georgia.
Brenau alumna to lead Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta's marketing
In the world of computing, there's bad news and good news.
Norton Agency names Rhodes, Marks as VPs for insurance division
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