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The Oaks – Scenic View earns national accreditation

The Oaks - Scenic View in Baldwin has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Nursing Care Center Accreditation. To become accredited,...

Thurmond named HEMC VP Member/Community Relations

Habersham EMC has named Tommy Thurmond as its Vice President of Member and Community Relations. A Habersham County native, Thurmond has more than twenty years...

UCBI expands financial advisory services

United Community Banks, Inc. is expanding its Advisory Services division. UCBI, headquartered in Blairsville, announced this week it has acquired FinTrust Capital Partners, LLC...

United Community Bank donates to United Way

United Community Bank recently donated $2,500 to Habersham County United Way. The money will directly impact local agencies that meet critical food needs in the...

Peach State Federal Credit Union launches C.A.R.E.S. Foundation

Peach State Federal Credit Union has launched a foundation to help improve the lives of those living in its service area. The Peach State FCU...

‘Love Local’ tic-tac-toe contest ends Feb. 26

Throughout the month of February, residents are encouraged to “show the love” to Habersham County businesses with the "Love Local” Tic-Tac-Toe Contest hosted by...

United Community Bank in Habersham promotes Sheila Ramsey, Kim Reed

CORNELIA - Tim Ash, President of Habersham County for United Community Bank, is pleased to announce the promotion of two Habersham County natives. Sheila...

HALLCO Community Credit reveals name change

HALLCO Community Credit Union is observing its fiftieth anniversary this year with a name change. The longtime North Georgia financial services institution is being...

ByoPlanet expansion to bring 250 new jobs to Athens

Governor Brian Kemp today announced that ByoPlanet® International, a leading producer of electrostatic spray technology, is investing nearly $7 million in expanding its Georgia...

Walmart unveils membership service to rival Amazon

Walmart is launching a new subscription service that combines many of its in-store and online services. At $98 per year, Walmart+ will compete with...

Peach State Federal Credit Union donates to Family Resource Center of Northeast Georgia

Peach State Federal Credit Union has donated $2,000 to the Family Resource Center (FRC) of Northeast Georgia. The FRC works to create and sustain healthy...

Women Entrepreneurs: Sun, Moon and Stars

Michelle Crow spent 20 years in the medical field, where she was working "too much," was burnt out and wasn't doing what she loved....