Fri., December 16, 2011 3:44pm
A South Korea-based parts supplier will set up a manufacturing facility in LaGrange that will create 100 new jobs over three years. Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday said Daewon America will invest $14 million to expand an existing facility in LaGrange that would supply the nearby Kia auto plant.
Wed., November 30, 2011 8:00am
A University of Georgia economic forecast said Georgia is likely to start regaining jobs next year, but not enough to reduce its unemployment rate. Meanwhile, the chances of a recession next year are 45 percent.
Fri., November 11, 2011 11:42am
200 Robins Air Force Base employees accept offer to leave voluntarily. Some will get up to $25 thousand dollars as an incentive. Officials say more job losses could come in 2012.
Fri., October 21, 2011 6:00am
Georgia will open a second trade office in China. Governor Nathan Deal made the announcement from Beijing on Wednesday. Deal and his economic development team are in the midst of a six-day, five-city trip to boost Georgia’s economic development with China and South Korea. the office will be located in the country’s Shandong province, on China’s east coast.
Tue., July 5, 2011 1:18pm
CNBC has named Georgia the fourth best state for business. With good infrastructure and a well-educated workforce, Georgia leapt from a ranking of 10 last year.
Fri., July 1, 2011 5:01am
Georgia's 35 public colleges and universities mean more than 12 billion dollars a year to local economies. Report from the University of Georgia says it's from salaries, student spending, and operating expenses. UGA Athens campus is at the top of the list.
Thu., May 19, 2011 2:42pm
Mobile employment lab reaches out to unemployed in Macon. Will target two locations a week. Lab made possible with federal dislocated worker funds.
Fri., April 29, 2011 12:37pm
This 160 year old fair starts in Macon tomorrow, but without larger crowds this could be the last year.
Fri., March 18, 2011 2:38pm
Jobs coming to Milledgeville. Aircraft manufacturer expanding. Area has been hard hit by unemployment and plant closings.
Thu., February 3, 2011 4:21pm
Hotel room rates are rising as a result of increased demand for rooms and lack of new hotels in the pipeline.