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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


Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Feb. 28- March 6 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 03, 2008 | Bianca Bruno | Business


Newsmakers in business

CPA Buice participates in leadership program

April 02, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Storing onions correctly ensures better quality

Question: What should I look for when buying Vidalia onions?

April 02, 2008 | | Business


Glazer: Windows XP is this computer tech’s operating system of choice

Finally, I found an operating system that I like. It's dependable, doesn't crash and is easy enough to use that even my 13-year-old finds no problems in it.

April 01, 2008 | Arthur Glazer | Business


Home business

Dahlonega

April 01, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Smith: What should you do with inconsiderate, negative customers? Fire them

On more than one occasion I have written in this column: The customer is always right. Certainly that is the conventional wisdom.

March 31, 2008 | J.C. Smith | Business


Skaggs: Soil testing is an effective tool for farmers and home gardeners

Regular soil testing helps develop and maintain more productive soils for farming, gardening and landscaping. Soil tests indicate whether plant nutrients are deficient and, if so, what amounts are needed for optimum growth. Soil testing is also a useful diagnostic tool to identify problems related to excessive levels of nutrients and salts, low pH, low organic matter and poor drainage.

March 30, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Hall County rolls out welcome mat for small businesses

On Tuesday, Hall County joined nine other Northeast Georgia counties and 84 across the state as an "Entrepreneur Friendly" community.

March 29, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Skaggs: UGA clinic in business of diagnosing sick plants

Whether you've got flower problems or diseases eating away at your small grains, the University of Georgia Integrated Pest Management Plant Disease Clinic can help. If you have plant problems that your local county extension agent cannot diagnose, those samples are sent to the clinic.

March 27, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


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Georgia to observe 1st Lineman Appreciation Day

Linemen are to receive recognition today with the first Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day.

April 18, 2014 | From staff reports | Business


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