Thu., May 23, 2013 3:43pm
A Toronto developer is working to buy the empty Ramada Plaza tower downtown and relaunch it as a hotel under one of the Radisson brands.
Thu., May 23, 2013 12:00pm
A new $3.5 million manufacturing plant is being planned for Kingsland. The Brunswick News reports Summer Industries is behind the project. The plant is being planned near Interstate 95.
Thu., May 23, 2013 11:00am
State officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has declined to 7.6 percent in April. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday the number of jobs in metro Atlanta increased by about 13,000 last month. The rate was an improvement over the 7.9 percent posted in March and the 8.5 percent for April 2012.
Wed., May 22, 2013 7:27pm
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has extended a quarantine period for the Savannah-Chatham animal control shelter after another dog was found with an upper respiratory illness.
Wed., May 22, 2013 7:13pm
A group of metro Atlanta business community leaders are pledging $10.5 million to improve one of the state's busiest and most congested freeway interchanges. Gov. Nathan Deal joined members of the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts for Wednesday's announcement at the Capitol.
Wed., May 22, 2013 7:05pm
A respected economist says Georgia’s economy is recovering from the recession. But Wednesday's forecast predicts that recovery will slow this year.
Wed., May 22, 2013 5:27pm
On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency added the old Macon Naval Ordnance Plant to their National Priorities List of hazardous waste areas most in need of a clean-up.
Wed., May 22, 2013 4:51pm
The massive lawsuit blocking Georgia's proposed deepening of Savannah's harbor will come to an end June 10th. Court documents filed today show a federal judge in South Carolina has scheduled that date for a settlement hearing in the case. Environmental groups and South Carolina agencies had sought to stop the deepening project over water quality concerns.
Wed., May 22, 2013 12:00pm
The Gainesville City Council is moving ahead with a study to determine the feasibility of a new convention center and hotel in the northeast Georgia city. The council on Tuesday approved a bid for consulting firms to work on the study. It is designed to address market demand, economic impact, construction costs and facility operation.
Tue., May 21, 2013 7:26pm
The solar industry in Georgia wants to force an electric monopoly to use more renewable energy. Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power is presenting its plans for meeting the state's energy needs over the next 20 years.