OAKWOOD - Visitors came from around the world to FAE USA's recent open hosue and anniversary celebration in Oakwood.<br />
Oakwood Mayor Lamar Scroggs and representatives of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce were also on hand for the ceremony.<br />
The event was highlighted by an equipment demonstration. At the first demo site, a rock crusher worked five inches deep to crush rocks and grind asphalt. The Perma-Zyme product demonstration showed how the grinded asphalt could be recycled to rebuild a road.<br />
The second demo site was in a wooded area, showcasing various FAE attachments for brush cutting and mulching.<br />
"We are continuously developing new products to satisfy the needs of our customers" said Giorgio Carera, CEO of FAE USA.
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.