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Glazer: Get your PC up and running faster

In a previous column, I mentioned streamlining the Windows startup - what actually loads when the operating system starts. Let's elaborate on that somewhat here. By cutting down on unnecessary programs, applets and icons at the start, your computer has more memory free to do the things you want it to do.

February 02, 2008 | By Arthur Glazer arthur@glazerthepctech.com | Business


Firm with Alto plant files for bankruptcy

Propex Inc., which operates a manufacturing plan in Alto, announced Friday that it has filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

February 02, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


For Jaemor Farms, recent cold snap is just peachy

LULA - The current run of cold weather is welcomed by farmer Jimmy Echols. The same wasn't true when Old Man Winter sent an unexpected blast on Easter weekend of 2007.

February 02, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Smith: Frank Green, founder of Green’s Grocery, knew how to run a business

Obituaries are noted in the news every day. I suppose that once a particular age threshold is crossed we start to pay more attention to these news items. In the past day or so, the local death notice of a true entrepreneur caught my eye. The man who went to his reward was Frank Green.

February 02, 2008 | J.C. Smith | Business


Hall realty tops in metro

A study by a national research firm showed some bright spots for Hall County in an otherwise dismal real estate market.

February 02, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Georgia consumer: Be careful with portable heaters

Portable heaters can be dangerous when used improperly. Here are some safety items you need to remember:

February 02, 2008 | | Business


Skaggs: Georgia Turfgrass Institute coming in early December

Experts from across the Southeast will share their agronomic knowledge Dec. 5-6 during the annual Turfgrass Institute and Trade Show at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. According to Georgia Turfgrass Association president Mark Banta, this year's turf show promises to be great.

February 02, 2008 | Billy Skaggs | Business


Georgia Consumer: Deer can be tough critters to keep out of your garden and yard

Question: What can I do to keep deer out of my yard and garden?

February 02, 2008 | | Business


Georgia Consumer: Keep hibiscus plant you placed indoors in sunniest, most humid spot

Question: I was told by a friend to bring my hibiscus in the house for the winter. I placed it in the bathroom where there is a lot of light. It's still blooming and I want to know how to care for it as a houseplant. I can see some brown spots on the leaves as if something has been eating them. What do I do about that?

February 02, 2008 | | Business


Kitchen inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Dec. 5-17 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 01, 2008 | | Business


Kitchen inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Dec. 5-17 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:

January 30, 2008 | | Business


Propex, with Alto plant, files for bankruptcy

Propex Inc., which operates a manufacturing plan in Alto, announced Friday that it has filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

January 29, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Newsmakers in business

Nancy Poole promoted at Forsyth bank

January 24, 2008 | From staff reports | Business


Longstreet Cafe opens second location

Tim Bunch's philosophy is simple: serve good food, take care of your customers, don't cut corners and close on Sunday.

January 24, 2008 | Harris Blackwood | Business


Georgia consumer: Blood spots don’t mean there is anything wrong with your egg

Question: Does a blood spot mean an egg is contaminated?

January 24, 2008 | | Business


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2 families pair up to produce locally grown meat

There's two donkeys named Thelma and Louise, who think they're dogs. Gus the Rooster, who is very protective of his ladies - lashing out at the occasional henhouse visitor. And, two lambs: Easter, who was born during Holy Week, and Pumpkin Pie, who had a recent cameo in a local church musical.

May 16, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Business


Rushton & Co. holds international summit

Rushton & Co. hosted an international summit on international business trends and tax law updates May 4 in Atlanta.

May 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Business


United Community Bank honors bankers, Gainesville office team

United Community Bank recognized two area bankers and one bank team for excellence during the first quarter.

May 09, 2015 | | Business


Gainey, Reece receive 2015 Spherion Spirit Award

Al Gainey and Stacey Reece are the recipients of the 2015 Spherion Spirit Award, a national companywide honor.

May 09, 2015 | Times staff reports | Business


Peach State Bank & Trust celebrates 10 years with a hometown style

Ten years strong, and Peach State Bank & Trust President Ron Quinn says the institution's success is the community's success. The loyalty of locals during hard times saw the bank through a recession that sank others left and right.

May 09, 2015 | Frank Reddy | Business


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