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Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
Dacula Restaurant Scores: Pizza Hut, Smoothie King, Wing World

Dacula Restaurant Scores: Pizza Hut, Smoothie King, Wing World

Check out what county health inspectors noted in recent inspections.
Georgia's Jobless Rate Rises ... Again

Georgia's Jobless Rate Rises ... Again

The percentage of Georgians who are out of work increased to 7.8 in July, a 0.4 percent increase from June.
Zombies, Car Chases Generate $5.1 Billion for GA Film Industry

Zombies, Car Chases Generate $5.1 Billion for GA Film Industry

Georgia film and TV productions include “The Walking Dead,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2,” and more.
Georgia Power Names New Metro North Region Manager

Georgia Power Names New Metro North Region Manager

Doug Jenkins to oversee operations in Gwinnett, Forsyth, northern DeKalb and Fulton Counties
Recent NE Georgia Restaurant Scores

Recent NE Georgia Restaurant Scores

See what health inspectors found at eateries in town and nearby.
Mall of Georgia to Get New, Expanded Stores

Mall of Georgia to Get New, Expanded Stores

Häagen-Dazs and Altar’d State will open new stores; Shoe Dept. will be expanded.
NE Georgia Restaurant Scores: One Gets 66, Another Improves 33 Points on Re-Test

NE Georgia Restaurant Scores: One Gets 66, Another Improves 33 Points on Re-Test

Read about recent restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
How About a Billy Goat Omelet or Belgian Waffles? J. Christopher's Opens in Dacula

How About a Billy Goat Omelet or Belgian Waffles? J. Christopher's Opens in Dacula

New restaurant in Hamilton Mill area offers breakfast, brunch and lunch.
Hussmann Corp. Brings 50 Jobs to Gwinnett County

Hussmann Corp. Brings 50 Jobs to Gwinnett County

The Missouri-based company is hosting a career fair this week at Gwinnett Technical College through the Georgia Quick Start program.
Area Restaurant Inspections: More Re-Tests, and Which Well-Known Spot Scored 64?

Area Restaurant Inspections: More Re-Tests, and Which Well-Known Spot Scored 64?

Read about recent restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
Area Restaurant Inspections: Health Dept. Re-Tests, and Who Scored a 64?

Area Restaurant Inspections: Health Dept. Re-Tests, and Who Scored a 64?

Read about recent restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
NE Georgia Restaurant Inspections: 1 Passes, 1 Fails; Roaches Found During Re-Test

NE Georgia Restaurant Inspections: 1 Passes, 1 Fails; Roaches Found During Re-Test

Read about health department restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
Slime Build-Up, Unwashed Hands, Improper Food Temps, Leaky Drain

Slime Build-Up, Unwashed Hands, Improper Food Temps, Leaky Drain

Read about health department restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
Area Restaurant Scores: Starbucks Fails; Problems with Dirty Hands; Dark Matter in Ice

Area Restaurant Scores: Starbucks Fails; Problems with Dirty Hands; Dark Matter in Ice

Read about health department inspections in NE Georgia.
Area Restaurant Scores: Expired Food; Improvements on Retests; More Schools Inspected

Area Restaurant Scores: Expired Food; Improvements on Retests; More Schools Inspected

Read about health department inspections in Gwinnett, Barrow and Walton counties.
Jobless Rate Continues Decline in Gwinnett County, Metro Atlanta

Jobless Rate Continues Decline in Gwinnett County, Metro Atlanta

Gwinnett's unemployment rate has fallen 1.3 percent since March 2013.
Mall of Georgia Crossing Shopping Center Now Under New Ownership

Mall of Georgia Crossing Shopping Center Now Under New Ownership

Simon Properties, which owns the Mall of Georgia, is shifting ownership of the smaller Mall of Georgia Crossing to a new subsidiary.
Now Open in Dacula: Construction, Cleaning, Custom Creations and 'Luvly Lawns'

Now Open in Dacula: Construction, Cleaning, Custom Creations and 'Luvly Lawns'

4 new licenses issued in the area by Gwinnett County last week.
Job Expo: 50 Companies to be Represented at GDOL Event

Job Expo: 50 Companies to be Represented at GDOL Event

2 local churches are co-sponsoring the event on May 1.