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. ...
Question: How often should I clean and check my chimney or stove for creosote buildup?
With just a week remaining in 2007, time is ticking away on opportunities for actions which reduce tax liability on your income tax return.\
NEW YORK - The nation's retailers had a robust start to the holiday shopping season, according to results announced Saturday by a national research group that tracks sales at retail outlets across the country.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Reeves International Inc., of Pequannock, N.J., announced a voluntary recall of 36,000 Christmas ornaments made in China that contain lead. Consumers should immediately stop using these ornaments and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund or contact Reeves International Inc. for a refund or exchange.
They are little cards with a big economic impact.
This year, U.S. farmers will produce more pork than they ever have and will likely up those numbers again in 2008.
Question: How soon after heating should food be stored? Answer: Perishable foods should not be left out of the refrigerator for more than two hours. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers promptly in shallow containers. It is safe to refreeze leftover turkey and trimmings - even if you purchased them frozen. Wrap tightly for best quality Q: Now that it is getting colder, do I need to pick my herbs? A: Yes. Hard freezes will ...
The Georgia Department of Labor reported Friday that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains area declined to 3.5 percent in November, down 0.4 percent from 3.9 percent in October. In the metro Gainesville area, which is all of Hall County, the rate declined to 3.3 percent in November, down 0.4 percent from 3.7 percent in October.
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.
Everywhere you look you see reminders that this is the gift-giving season. But when credit card bills come in January, experts say many will find an ugly follow up to their holly, jolly holidays.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle is among the Northeast Georgians listed in Georgia Trend magazine's annual list of the 100 Most Influential Georgians.
Portable heaters can be dangerous when used improperly. Here are some safety items you need to remember:
ATLANTA -- The head of Delta's pilots union said in a letter to members Tuesday that the carrier shouldn't be forced into a merger with United by a "renegade" hedge fund he believes is only interested in short-term financial gain.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 9-15 by the Hall County Health Department.
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?
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