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Delta a major player in local economy

Economic development leaders in Northeast Georgia say Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and, particularly, Delta Air lines, is a major factor in a company's decision to locate in the area.

Kit Dunlap, president of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, said that domestic businesses like the ease of one-stop service to numerous destinations in the U.S., while international companies appreciate the ability to fly directly from Atlanta to many of the world's capitals.

March 03, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Forsyth may get ‘the’ mall

A massive development in Forsyth County that could include 1.4 million square feet of retail space, generate $12 million in annual sales tax revenue and create 7,900 jobs cleared one hurdle this week.

The five-member Forsyth County planning board agreed 3-1 Tuesday night to recommend approval to the commission of an overlay district for the 164-acre site along Ga. 400 between Union Hill and McFarland roads.

March 01, 2008 | BY JULIE ARRINGTON | Business

Smith: Well-written plan serves as business road map, helps with financing

A story was once told about a pharaoh who wished to build a temple for himself. As the slaves were milling around waiting to begin construction, one said to another, "Do we have any blueprints for this project? Or are we supposed to just fly by the seat of our chariot?"

March 01, 2008 | J.C. Smith | Business

Let’s make a deal

For consumers, next weekend's Home Expo at the Georgia Mountain Center could represent an opportunity to take advantage of a buyer's market.

February 28, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Newsmakers in business

Gardner named trustee of hospital association

February 28, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

Farmers’ Almanac tips help you get ready for spring

Re-invigorate your houseplants by removing the top Ú inch of soil and top-dressing with fresh potting soil.

February 28, 2008 | | Business

Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Jan. 24-30 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.

February 28, 2008 | | Business

Chamber to hold marketing seminar

The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce will hold a small business seminar from 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the chamber offices at 230 E.E. Butler Parkway.

February 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

Learn to control camera’s canvas

Picture this. You line up your shot and frame it in your viewer, taking careful aim. You hold your breath and gently squeeze. You could be shooting a gun or a picture. Taking the shot with either is similar. With a camera, try not to jerk the shutter release, which results in a blurred picture. Although taking pictures may have changed with the digital age, the basics remain the same.

February 27, 2008 | Arthur Glazer | Business

CVS coming to North Hall

CVS, the nation's largest retail pharmacy chain, has acquired the first parcel of an 80-acre development located at the intersection of Thompson Bridge and Price roads in North Hall.

February 27, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business

Bank buys building, lot

Peach State Bank & Trust has announced the purchase of a building and lot at 320 Spring St.

February 27, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

Skaggs: UGA engineers work to turn chicken fat into money-saving fuel

That pack of skinless, boneless chicken breasts at the grocery store came from fully feathered birds. The fat that used to be on those birds isn't appetizing, but it's a valuable commodity, University of Georgia researchers say.

February 25, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business

Golden Nail Award given to businesses

Main Street Gainesville honored 13 downtown business and property owners as well as the City of Gainesville and Brenau University for the investment of more than $4.5 million in new and renovated projects in the downtown area.

According to data from the group, the investments accounted for 229 new or retained jobs, six new businesses, four expanded businesses and a property acquisition

February 24, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

Smith: No more one size fits all: Consumers demand customized products

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.

February 23, 2008 | J.C. Smith | Business

South Hall coalition meeting Thursday

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.

February 21, 2008 | From staff reports | Business

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