Thu., January 12, 2012 1:17pm
The largest greenhouse gas polluter is the Scherer power plant in Juliette, Ga., which is owned by Southern Company. That coal-fired power plant reported releasing nearly 23 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, the chief greenhouse gas, in 2010.
Mon., November 14, 2011 11:25am
A small earthquake has struck northwest Georgia near the Alabama border. The Birmingham News reports that a 1.9 magnitude quake hit near Trion about 7 a.m. Sunday.
Fri., October 14, 2011 8:55am
An Illinois real estate company has purchased the former Cooper Tire and Rubber Company plant in Albany for $8.5 million. Ray Kaye, executive vice president of Hilco, confirmed the purchase Wednesday and says the company is already working with prospective tenants.
Fri., August 26, 2011 12:36pm
The Georgia State Patrol has again cleared Arcade's police department of an accusation that the city runs a speed trap along U.S. Highway 129. The State Patrol, which regulates radar use by police departments, has investigated allegations that Arcade is operating a speed trap four times since the late 1990s. Investigators have never found any illegal practices.
Mon., June 6, 2011 1:47pm
The first in a series of public meetings about Fort Benning’s expansion plan is being held Monday afternoon in the west Georgia town of Richland. But some area leaders have a major concern about the proposal.
Wed., April 13, 2011 12:39pm
Jesse Outlar, who spent 41 years at the Atlanta Constitution as a sports writer, sports editor and columnist, has died at the age of 87.
Fri., October 8, 2010 11:17am
Beaulieu of America says it's closing its carpet fiber plant in Royston next month, eliminating 192 jobs. Beaulieu, which is based in Dalton, plans to stop production Nov. 26 at the Royston plant, where spun yarn is manufactured.
Thu., September 9, 2010 12:15pm
A tire plant in Bartow County is expanding operations. The move will add another 200 jobs. The Toyo Tires plant in White, Georgia has been in operation for more than four years, and currently employs 650 people.
Wed., June 9, 2010 1:28pm
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released evidence in the case including a DVD of the victim's interview with investigators
Wed., May 5, 2010 1:41pm
Georgia-native Ernie Harwell has died. The legendary baseball broadcaster