Wed., August 24, 2011 5:20pm
Dwindling jobs and the lingering economic slowdown have led to a big jump in the number of Georgians on food stamps. US Agriculture Department officials say, there are now 1.8 million people receiving food stamps in the state, a 42% rise from two years ago. Those numbers leave out people eligible for but not using the benefit.
Wed., January 26, 2011 3:36pm
Georgia lost 11,800 construction jobs in 2010, 7.5 percent of the construction workforce. The rate of job losses is the fifth-highest in the nation.
Fri., January 14, 2011 3:59pm
Georgia led the nation in first time unemployment claims.
Mon., December 6, 2010 5:26pm
Officials at Mitsubishi Power Systems have approved the third and final phase of a gas turbine manufacturing plant near Savannah. The company's board on Monday announced the last stage of the facility, which should be completed by 2012.
Mon., October 4, 2010 1:58pm
The Kia Motors plant in West Point launched its second shift production on Saturday adding more than 600 jobs. This expansion allows Kia to produce more of the Sorento which Kia says is its best selling model.
Fri., August 20, 2010 3:15pm
Diaper manufacturer stays in Macon. First Quality plans to expand facility there. More jobs coming.
Mon., July 12, 2010 3:47pm
Temporary work gave Georgians a boost, but it's about to be over.
Sat., May 22, 2010 7:49am
Gov. Sonny Perdue said Friday that the company's decision to open it's door
Sun., May 9, 2010 10:19pm
Business groups are urging the governor to sign a bill they say would creat
Mon., May 3, 2010 12:50am
Two projects for the Port of Savannah top legislative spending in a tight b