Mon., June 18, 2012 6:56am
Peach growers are planting more pecan trees. Pecan harvest requires fewer workers. Pecan prices and popularity continue to increase.
Fri., June 8, 2012 3:56pm
Small UGA study finds well water near Scherer ash pond safe. Residents south of plant want their water tested as well. Uranium levels in some places 21 times the safety limit.
Fri., June 8, 2012 9:18am
A film crew is in Macon shooting scenes for a new Jackie Robinson biopic. The film stars Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni and Chadwick Boseman. This is Macon's second baseball-themed movie since March.
Wed., June 6, 2012 11:47am
Macon animal closed for fumigation. Citizens and rescue groups manage to give homes to 90 animals. Animals faced being put to sleep.
Tue., June 5, 2012 3:19pm
Houston County School's graduation ceremonies included prayers and religious music. Several people are coming forward to complain. Attorney says such prayers violate the First Amendment.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:07pm
The Senate may begin debate on the farm bill this week. Peanut farmers say proposed changes remove vital safety net. Peanuts more vulnerable to price swings.
Fri., June 1, 2012 3:31pm
Georgia officials and business leaders travel to Turkey for a trade mission. Agriculture officials hope to boost exports. Turkey already imports 600-million dollars a year from Georgia businesses.
Fri., June 1, 2012 3:19pm
Central State Hospital in Milledgeville is closing its developmental disabilities unit at the end of June. Just 16 patients remain. State is moving towards community-based care for the disabled.
Thu., May 31, 2012 5:30pm
Bibb County schools are changing the way they handle discipline. Many cases that now wind up in court will be handled at school. The changes are an effort to keep kids in the classroom and boost graduation rates.
Thu., May 31, 2012 4:00pm
Georgia Power's summer rate schedule is going into effect. The more electricity you use the more you'll pay per kilowatt. Fuel costs are going down at the same time.