Evan Durrence has two years of communications and sales experience and will develop and lead a team of 10 professional retail consultants.
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Urbanspoon reviewers give several local restaurants high marks. What do you think of the ratings?
Enjoy eating out, but want to make sure your hard-earned dollars are well spent? Learning about a restaurant from the experiences of others can be a good way to avoid unpleasant surprises. Check out these Winder restaurants categorized by Urbanspoon as user-favorite "Cheap Eats" and let us know if you agree with the ratings. Urbanspoon ratings are based on user recommendations. You can also review restaurants on Barrow Patch, or rate other local businesses in our directory. Interested in seeing the latest business reviews posted by Barrow Patch readers? Click here. Urbanspoon's Top 5 "Cheap Eats" in Winder: Click here for the rest of Urbanspoon's "Cheap Eats" list for Winder.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A look at the most recent health inspection reports from the Northeast Georgia Health District.
Want more information on how restaurant inspection scores are calculated? Click here to view the form inspectors use. The Northeast Health District reports the following health inspection scores for Barrow County. View additional details regarding the inspections on the Northeast Health District website. Barberito's 64 East May Street Winder, Ga. Score: 97 Last inspection: 5/2/13 Violations noted: Zheng's Hibachi Buffet 78 East May Street Winder, Ga. Score: 95 Last inspection: 5/7/13 Violations noted: Holiday Inn Express 2069 Highway 211 Braselton, Ga. Score: 99 Last inspection: 5/9/13 Violations noted: You might also be interested in reading: Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook…
Monday, May 6, 2013
A separate grand opening celebration is planned for later this month.
Double check your Pinterest boards to see what materials you need for any upcoming projects because as of Friday, you'll be able to shop for those arts and crafts supplies right here in Barrow County. The Michaels store inside the Barrow Crossing shopping center in Bethlehem is set to open this Friday, May 10. The specialty retailer sells arts and crafts supplies, frames, floral arrangements, wall decor, scrapbooking supplies and other merchandise, and the store is next door to PetSmart. "The store looks great and we are getting such great comments from the community," Operations Manager Sandy Richardson said in an e-mail to Barrow Patch. A separate event celebrating the store opening is planned for later this month. "The May 19th Grand…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Northeast Georgia Health System plans to build a 100-bed facility adjacent to the existing River Place Medical Plaza 1 on Thompson Mill Road.
Representatives from Northeast Georgia Health System will be available Thursday evening, May 2, to discuss the new 100-bed hospital facility being built near Buford on Thompson Mill Road. The meeting, which will include a construction update and provide attendees with the opportunity to see new architectural renderings, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Braselton Stover House at 5257 Ga. Highway 53 in Braselton. The new hospital will include an emergency department, diagnostic services and more. Construction of the facility is under way with a target completion date of spring 2015. NGMC Braselton is expected to create 500 new jobs in the area. For more information about the new hospital and the May 2 event, visit the NGMC Brasleton website. …
Violations include food improperly separated, improper holding temperatures and more.
Want more information on how restaurant inspection scores are calculated? Click here to view the form inspectors use. The Northeast Health District reports the following health inspection scores for Barrow County. Top Dawg Tavern, 656 Exchange Circle, Suite 100, Bethlehem Score: 73 Date of routine inspection: April 15, 2013 Critical violations: Non-critical violations: The Inn at Chateau Elan, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton Score: 96 Date of routine inspection: April 16, 2013 No critical violations Non-critical violations: Le Soleil Pool Bar, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton Score: 99 Date of routine inspection: April 16, 2013 No critical violations Non-critical violation: Winder Barrow Speedway, 330 Dunahoo Road, Winder Score…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction sector showed the most significant increase in employment from 2010 to 2011.
While U.S. businesses have shown the first rise in employment since 2008 — based on data for the year 2011 — this is the fourth consecutive year the number of businesses in the U.S. have declined, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Total employment in all U.S. business sectors was 113.4 million in 2011, an increase of 1.5 million employees from 2010. The mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction sector showed the most significant increase in employment — 12 percent from 2010 to 2011. According to the Census Bureau, there were 7.4 million U.S. businesses with paid employees for 2011, down 42,585 establishments from 2010. These new findings, released today, April 30, are from "County Business Patterns: 2011," which the Census Bureau …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The makeover includes renovations to all 24 bedrooms and bathrooms, living area, kitchen and exterior of the resort's Villas.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Read what Barrow Patch users have to say about local businesses and share your own reviews.
Did you know you can rate and review hundreds of Barrow area businesses and restaurants in our directory? Businesses are rated on a scale of one to five, with five stars being excellent and one star indicating a poor rating. Recent reviews were posted for the following businesses: Want to share your opinion about a local business? Visit the Barrow Patch Directory, search for the business you want to review and look for the "Rate this business" link directly beneath the company name. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
Monday, April 22, 2013
This store sells gently-used apparel and household items and also accepts consignments.
Barrow County residents can learn more about local businesses, read reviews by other customers, post their own reviews and more by visiting the Barrow Patch business directory. While potential customers can benefit from the information in the directory, business owners can reap rewards as well. Owners who claim their directory listing can take advantage of several free business tools, including the ability to better interact with customers. Thank you to Dali Mama Consignment for claiming its free directory listing: Dali Mama Consignment This business offers a selection of apparel and household items, including clothing for men, women and children, accessories, linens, furniture, art, books and jewelry. Individuals are welcome to bring …