Value for money ratings softening in North West

first_img Twitter Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Value for money visitor ratings in the North West appears to be softening, that’s according to the manager of the Wild Atlantic Way.Joan Crawford, says while there has been a 7% increase in visitor numbers in the first quarter of this year, the latest visitor experience survey conducted revealed that British tourists are being affected by the euro rate.However, speaking on the Nine til Noon Show today Ms Crawford says considering other parts of the country, the North West still offers good value:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/crawford1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleHighlandTV: Emerald Guitars, Lavengro and Dean Maywood on the Monday Night SessionsNext articlePublic facilities open today at popular Donegal destinations News Highland WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction center_img Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Value for money ratings softening in North West Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook By News Highland – June 1, 2018 Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

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Flavor of Georgia

first_imgCategory winners received an award and membership in the state Department of Agriculture’s Georgia Grown program, statewide notoriety and bragging rights. All winners and finalists earn the right to have their products stamped with the 2018 Flavor of Georgia logo. They also gain exposure to grocery buyers and food industry professionals who judge the final round of the contest. For more information about Goodson Pecans, visit goodsonpecans.com. The Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest is sponsored by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development in partnership with Gourmet Foods International, Georgia Center of Innovation for Agribusiness, the Office of the Governor, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Agribusiness Council. The winners are listed below by prize name, product name, company name and town.Grand Prize Winner and Miscellaneous Category: Honey Cinnamon Pecan Butter, Goodson Pecans, LeesburgFinalists’ Choice Award and Honey Category: H.L. Franklin’s Healthy Honey Creamed Healthy, H.L. Franklin’s Healthy Honey, StatesboroBarbecue Sauces: Lane’s BBQ Sorta White BBQ Sauce, Lane’s BBQ, BethlehemBeverages: Olympus Greek Mountain Blueberry Citrus Tea, Olympus Greek Mountain Teas, LawrencevilleConfections: Brown Butter Crunch Gelato, Honeysuckle Gelato, AtlantaDairy Products: New World Chocolate Milk, Rock House Creamery, NewbornJams and Jellies: Wild Elderberry Pepper Jelly, Fairywood Thicket Farm, FairburnMeat and Seafood: Applewood Smoked Bacon, Pine Street Market, Avondale Estates Condiments and Salsas: Sourwood Balsamic Vinegar, Built by Bees, AtlantaSauces and Seasonings: Cajeta, Bootleg Farm, LLC, SpringfieldSnack Foods: Sugar and Spice Cashews, High Cotton Company, Sandy SpringsShowcase events like the 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest help entrepreneurs spread the word about their products. Many participants have landed spots in regional and national grocery chains like Whole Foods, Ingles, Fresh Market, Earth Fare, Kroger and Harvey’s. David and Melody Goodson, co-owners of Goodson Pecans of Leesburg, Georgia, have taken the grand prize at University of Georgia’s 2018 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with the Goodson Pecans Honey Cinnamon Pecan Butter.The annual contest, conducted by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, is a chance for food businesses to showcase their new products.A team of food industry experts and grocery buyers chose Goodson Pecans Honey Cinnamon Pecan Butter as the best of 33 finalists. They rated the products on qualities including innovation, use of Georgia theme, market potential and flavor.In addition to the grand prize, Goodson Pecans also won first place in the miscellaneous category.Governor Nathan Deal, Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean and Director Sam Pardue congratulated the category and grand prize winners during Flavor of Georgia Day, part of Georgia Agriculture Awareness Week at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta.“We had over 125 products submitted this year and some of the toughest competition we’ve seen in the contest’s 12-year history,” said Sharon P. Kane, Flavor of Georgia contest coordinator. “The 33 products represented are truly the best of the best.” The Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest is organized by the UGA CAES Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development with support from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Agribusiness, Nadine’s Wardenga Enterprises Inc., the Office of the Governor, Walton EMC, Gourmet Foods International, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia Agribusiness Council. For more information about the contest, visit www.flavorofga.com or follow @FlavorofGA on Twitter and Instagram.last_img read more

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Pair charged in Greensburg shooting

first_imgGreensburg, in. — Greensburg police believe a confrontation over property and money resulted in the August 15 shooting death of Jason Owens, 32, of Greensburg. Rachel Smith, 29, and Matthew Carroll, 36, both of Greensburg, have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.Police say Owens, Smith and Carroll developed a plan to rob George Griffith, 37, to get property Smith said belonged to her and money Carroll said Griffith owed him.Court documents say during a confrontation at the Vista Village Mobile Home Park Owens, with a baseball bat and Carroll with a handgun approached Griffith. When Griffith ordered the two to stop advancing Owens stopped but Carroll continued to approach Griffith. Griffith fired two shots, one struck Owens in chest. Owens died hours later.Griffith has admitted to the shooting and has claimed self-defense. Griffith, a convicted felon, has been charged with carrying a handgun without a license. Griffith also told police Carroll made threats to him and beat a family member days prior to the incident.Police say even though Smith and Carroll did not directly commit the murder, their attempt to rob Griffith resulted in the death of Owens.Smith and Carroll are being held in the Decatur County Jail. Griffith remains in jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond for his charges. That trial will begin in January of 2018.last_img read more

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Flying start for City Oilers in FIBA Africa Zone 5 Champs

first_imgShare on: WhatsApp APR 45  KCCA 57Hawassa  43 Patriots 110KPA 108  Gondar 35UCU 108 Horseed 42Equity 70 Don Bosco 48City Oil 93 Savio 46Power 87 ABC 55MenGROUP A – City Oil – Uganda; Patriots – Rwanda; Savio – Tanzania; Hawassa City – EthiopiaGROUP B – Betway Power – Uganda; Gondar City – Ethiopia; A.B.C – Tanzania; K.P.A – KenyaWomen (round robin)UCU,  KCCA,  Equity, KPA,  Horseed , APR, Don Bosco Equity 56 KCCA 51UCU 69 KPA 68City Oil 111 Hawasa 419pm Power v GondarKampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A game high 17 points from veteran Stephen Omony set defending champions City Oilers to a winning start as the FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championships got underway in Kampala on Sunday.City Oilers got their campaign underway with an emphatic 93-46 victory over Tanzanians Savio at the Lugogo arena, as all Ugandan clubs registered victories on day oneThe hosts City Oilers were so dominant that they had a 30 point lead at the halfway point against Savio (49-19).In the women’s event, Uganda’s KCCA set the ball rolling with a 57-45 victory over Rwanda’s APR.Fifteeen clubs from five countries are battling for honours at this year’s FIBA Africa Zone 5 Club Championships hosted by Ugandan giants City Oilers Basketball Club and the sports governing body FUBA.The week-long tournament that started Sunday morning at Lugogo will also serve as regional qualifiers for the FIBA Africa Club Championship finals to be hosted in Casablanca, Morocco in December.FULL RESULTSDay 1 Africa Zone5 Champs 2017center_img Oilers in action at Lugogo. They got a winning start. PHOTO @cityoilersDay 1 SundayCity Oilers ?? 93  vs Savio 46Power 87 ?? ABC 55APR 45  KCCA ?? 57UCU 108 ?? Horseed 42DAY TWO MondayPatriots 79 Savio 50ABC 77 KPA 81last_img read more

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