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Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County Rise in July

Jobless Rates in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County Rise in July

The unemployment rate hit 8.0 in the metro; 7.1 in Gwinnett.
Mall's Rides, Laser Tag Venue Fails to Live up to Magic Billing

Mall's Rides, Laser Tag Venue Fails to Live up to Magic Billing

Fantasy Magic World turned the former Belk store space at Gwinnett Place Mall into an amusement venue, but has closed and rides are gone.
Sprouts Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Special Events

Sprouts Opens with Ribbon-Cutting, Special Events

Get in line early for free muffins, coffee; stay for giveaways, deals
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?
Peachtree Corners Restaurant Scores: Cue Barbecue, J.R.'s and More

Peachtree Corners Restaurant Scores: Cue Barbecue, J.R.'s and More

July restaurant inspections in Peachtree Corners.
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.
Burger King Unveils Newly Renovated Restaurant in Peachtree Corners

Burger King Unveils Newly Renovated Restaurant in Peachtree Corners

Upgrades include interior and exterior Improvements
PCBA After Hours Networking at MacKenzie's

PCBA After Hours Networking at MacKenzie's

Networking, drinks and eats on the deck at MacKenzies’s Restaurant and Tap Room on Aug. 19.
Mediterranean-Inspired Restaurant Coming to Peachtree Corners

Mediterranean-Inspired Restaurant Coming to Peachtree Corners

Zoës Kitchen is scheduled to open Aug. 21.
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.
Recent NE Georgia Restaurant Scores

Recent NE Georgia Restaurant Scores

See what health inspectors found at eateries in town and nearby.
NE Georgia Restaurant Inspections: How Did Your Favorite Eatery Score?

NE Georgia Restaurant Inspections: How Did Your Favorite Eatery Score?

Read about recent restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
Area Restaurant Inspections: More Failing Scores in 50s, 60s (Out of 100) Reported

Area Restaurant Inspections: More Failing Scores in 50s, 60s (Out of 100) Reported

Read about recent restaurant inspections in NE Georgia.
Jobless Rates Spike in May in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County

Jobless Rates Spike in May in Metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County

Gwinnett’s rate was 6.5 percent, up from 5.8 in April.
Lifetime Achievement Award Given to Peachtree Corners Resident

Lifetime Achievement Award Given to Peachtree Corners Resident

The Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters (AAHU) recognized Teresa DeBruin with the Patty Murphy Lifetime Achievement award.
Roaches, Dead or Alive, Found During Restaurant Re-Test

Roaches, Dead or Alive, Found During Restaurant Re-Test

Golden Wok on Buford Highway scored 33 on May 23, and passed its followup, but not with flying colors.
'Small Business Essentials' Set at City Hall

'Small Business Essentials' Set at City Hall

The free seminar is April 30 at 2:30 p.m.
Adams Apples of Peachtree Corners to Close Next Week

Adams Apples of Peachtree Corners to Close Next Week

Adams' Apples, the handmade gourmet food store, is closing its Peachtree Corners location on Saturday, April 19.
Gwinnett Medical Center Adds New Orthopedic Trauma Specialists

Gwinnett Medical Center Adds New Orthopedic Trauma Specialists

Hospital entered into an agreement with Hughston Clinic.