Once upon a time when businesses wanted to reach customers, their method was quite simple. Cast a broad net and bring in as many people as possible. After all, back then people were people.
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce South Hall Business Coalition will meet 8 a.m. Thursday at Oakwood City Hall. The meeting will focus on educational issues and discussion, including updates on new programs and new school construction. Will Schofield, superintendent of the Hall County school system, will be guest speaker at the event.
Gram receives Benham Award John A. Gram, a senior partner in the Gainesville law firm of Whelchel, Dunlap, Jarrard and Walker, has been awarded the Justice Robert Benham Award for Community Service from the State Bar of Georgia and the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism. Since 1998, the award has honored lawyers and judges in Georgia who have made significant contributions to their communities beyond their legal or official work. Gram serves on ...
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Kolcraft Enterprises Inc., of Chicago is voluntarily recalling about 425,000 infant play yards following the death of a child.
An erosion of retail dominance in Hall County began with the opening of Gwinnett Place Mall in 1984.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 16-19 by the Hall County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale, with 85 and above considered passing. Kitchens are inspected at least every six months and are required to post their score sheets in public. A new establishment that has never served food must score a 100 to receive an initial report. When a restaurant changes ownership, another inspection ...
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Jan. 16-25 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. New rules and regulations for food service began on Dec. 1. 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. The frequency of a restaurant's inspections will be based on risk categorization, based on the menu items ...
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is offering classes on topics related to new business enterprises.
The Georgia Department of Labor reports that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains area remained unchanged at 3.9 percent from September to October. However, the rate for Hall County rose to 3.7 percent in October, up 0.1 percent from 3.6 percent in September.
The Georgia Press Association has announced that public notices from all 159 counties are now available online at www.GeorgiaPublicNotice.com.
For florists, Valentine's Day is the biggest day of the year.
With the ongoing drought in Georgia and the current water restrictions, green industry businesses statewide are struggling to make ends meet.
Though grocery items may cost more these days, compared to other countries, food in the U.S. is still a bargain, the Georgia Farm Bureau reported Thursday.
Common sense. Common sense is not difficult. It is simply a matter of using your brain to make the correct decision. You are faced with a choice to make. Does the choice deal with right and wrong? What are the consequences of your conclusion? Is the option good for everyone who is involved? However, I never cease to be amazed at the lack of common sense exercised in our ...
Short announces new location for accounting practice
Attorney Pope honored as Georgia Trend's 'Legal Elite'
When I was a kid, I would create things in my dad's workshop that would revolutionize society. They were futuristic and impressive looking - only they didn't do anything.
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.
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