clear
Thursday July 30th, 2015 6:12AM

Annual Agribusiness Awards Breakfast is April 16

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - The Annual Agribusiness Awards Breakfast, presented by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce and Hall County Cooperative Extension, is Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 at the North Hall Community Center. The breakfast is complimentary and open to the public.<br /> <br /> The program seeks to increases recognition and appreciation of the agribusiness and agricultural community in Hall County. Awards will be presented to the following:<br /> <br /> Friend of Agribusiness... an individual who has consistently promoted agribusiness and agriculture in Hall County.<br /> <br /> Outstanding Agribusiness... a member of the agribusiness community who demonstrates significant presence and progress in this area.<br /> <br /> Farmer of the Year... a person who has made significant contributions to agribusiness and community services.<br /> <br /> Ag Hall of Fame... this award is given to individuals each year (living or deceased) in recognition of sustained contributions to Hall County agriculture and agribusiness.<br /> <br /> The title sponsor for the event is Jackson EMC. Additional sponsors include AgGeorgia Farm Credit, Cargill, Crystal Farms, Community Bank & Trust, Elmer Truelove Dairy, Hall County Farm Bureau, Hall County Soil & Water Conservation District, KingGreen, Mar-Jac Poultry and Purina Animal Nutrition.<br /> <br /> For breakfast reservations, call the Hall County Cooperative Extension, 770-535-8293.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
Palestinians push ahead in pursuit of war crimes charges against Israel
Stung by a resounding defeat in the U.N. Security Council, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they joined the International Criminal Court to pursue war crimes charges against Israel.
1:57PM ( 6 months ago )
State DOT awards $48M contract for NE Ga. road project
The state Department of Transportation has awarded a $47.8 million contract for nine miles of work on a northeast Georgia road.
9:37AM ( 6 months ago )
Applications for US jobless aid rise
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications continues to be at historically low levels.
9:23AM ( 6 months ago )
Business News
Senate poised to approve 3-month extension to highway bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a Friday deadline, the Senate is on track to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care, leaving a raft of unresolved issues for a jam-packed congressional agenda...
3:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
Asian stocks mixed after Fed leaves rates unchanged
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks held steady Thursday following this week's turbulence while other Asian markets were mixed after the U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged at a record low.KE...
12:52AM ( 5 hours ago )
Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance."No longer will older American...
12:01AM ( 6 hours ago )
Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to...
8:57PM ( 9 hours ago )
Full service restored to Demorest water customers
A water outage in the Fairview community of Habersham County caused by storm-related damage Wednesday afternoon has been repaired and full service has been restored to the area.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:47PM ( 9 hours ago )