What Business Leaders Should Know About The Economy

What Business Leaders Should Know About The Economy

Executive pondering economy. getty Many business leaders have taken at least one course in economics, but most of them were taught the wrong part of economics, at least wrong for someone running a company. A little focus on the business impacts of economic analysis can help an executive or small business owner better understand how … Read more

This Is Where Dirty Old Cars Go to Die

This Is Where Dirty Old Cars Go to Die

With each passing year, emissions from cars keep rising. Global carbon emissions from passenger road vehicles measured 2.5 gigatonnes in 2000. By 2018, the most recent year for which data is available, that had increased to 3.6 gigatonnes. The reason? People keep buying gas-guzzlers. Around 15 million new vehicles were sold in the United States … Read more

Community Briefs: Baytown Rotary awards scholarships to GCCISD students | Lifestyle

Community Briefs: Baytown Rotary awards scholarships to GCCISD students |  Lifestyle

The Rotary Club of Baytown awarded scholarships to Goose Creek CISD students who participated in Interact, the high school counterpart to Rotary. Each scholarship is $ 2,000. The Charles White Scholarship for Goose Creek Memorial was awarded to Madisyn Allen of Goose Creek Memorial High School and to Genesis Lopez Castro of IMPACT Early College … Read more

Payne County approves commercial property clean energy program | Local News

Payne County approves commercial property clean energy program |  Local News

The Payne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution at Monday’s meeting approving the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program. The program allows the owner of commercial property to voluntarily enter the program to qualify for financing from private capital providers. The owner will have special property assessments placed on the property to repay … Read more

Dalton City Council approves longer lease possibility for city properties | Local News

Dalton City Council approves longer lease possibility for city properties |  Local News

The Dalton City Council voted 3-0 Monday on a measure officials said could attract more investment to the Dalton Municipal Airport. Council member Tyree Goodlett was absent, and Mayor David Pennington typically votes only when there is a tie. The vote changes the city charter to increase the number of years the city can lease … Read more

Potential entrepreneurs focus of Idea Accelerator program | Local News

Potential entrepreneurs focus of Idea Accelerator program |  Local News

An opportunity that could help entrepreneurs or business owners bring a creative venture to life is available to Joplin residents as part of the national Builders + Backers Idea Accelerator program to foster community growth. New entrepreneurs and small-business owners say one of their most difficult challenges is finding access to capital. The goal of … Read more

The human flaws that fueled this market crash – and why they keep failing us when investing

The human flaws that fueled this market crash – and why they keep failing us when investing

People work at their posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, on May 13.Courtney Crow / The Associated Press Trillions of dollars invested in stocks and cryptocurrencies have evaporated since the tech sector selloff began six months ago, and the last thing investors want to do is blame themselves. But if we’re … Read more

Old Mitchell’s Grocery building getting new life as steakhouse | Local Business News

Old Mitchell’s Grocery building getting new life as steakhouse |  Local Business News

New life is being breathed into the old iconic Mitchell’s Grocery building on US 501 just north of Lynchburg – except steak will be replacing the famous fried chicken. After being in business 65 years, the locally owned grocery store and gas station closed in 2014 and has been sitting vacant ever since. This fall, … Read more

Trusted staff member buys Fairview Cellars | Business News

Trusted staff member buys Fairview Cellars |  Business News

Fairview Cellars in Oliver is a prime example of succession planning done right. When Danielle Hutton was hired as general manager of the winery in 2020, owner Bill Eggert told her: “I don’t want someone looking at this as a job. I want someone who will look at this as a lifetime. ” So, Danielle … Read more

Where’s that Tooth Fairy money now? | Northwest

Where’s that Tooth Fairy money now?  |  Northwest

Sometimes the only difference between whether an event is positive or negative is the perspective of years. My 7-year-old grandson, Micah, was so proud to show off his wiggly tooth to me recently. This would be the fifth tooth Micah has lost so far and, as you may recall, a person’s permanent tooth count when … Read more