Fri., March 23, 2012 6:00am
It looks like another tough summer for teenage job seekers in Georgia. The state’s teen unemployment rate remains above the national average: it is roughly 28 percent, according to an analysis by the Employment Policies Institute. That puts Georgia 11th in the nation.
Fri., March 16, 2012 5:45pm
“Linsanity” has died down a bit now, but the seemingly overnight sensation and sudden success of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin could have lessons for all of us in our careers.
Wed., March 14, 2012 3:04pm
The Federal Trade Commission data shows Georgia was second in the nation for identity theft complaints in 2011, behind only Florida. The state’s residents filed more than 11,000 identity theft complaints with federal agencies, Better Business Bureaus and other agencies, a 20 percent increase from the year before.
Tue., March 13, 2012 6:33am
A new survey from staffing firm Manpower shows 18 percent of Georgia employers expect to hire in the coming months and 6 percent plan layoffs. Both numbers are an improvement over the first quarter of the year.
Fri., March 9, 2012 4:53pm
The Port of Savannah will get a new heavy-lift crane after Savannah economic development officials received a grant from the state. It’s one of five economic development projects getting $7.5 million this year from the OneGeorgia Authority.
Mon., March 5, 2012 5:40pm
It looks like the end of the road for a proposed highway from Savannah to Knoxville. Few viable routes and a lack of interest could be the end of the idea.
Fri., March 2, 2012 6:45pm
Chances are you sent an email today at work, one of the roughly 300 billion sent across the world today along. Our workplace expert Brandon Smith helps us understand when we are hurting our effectiveness by emailing instead of picking up the phone.
Fri., March 2, 2012 7:30am
Environmental regulators are pushing for a more effective cleanup at a former chemical plant in Brunswick. So the site’s owner is bringing in new experts to devise a strategy for eliminating the mercury, lead and other contaminants.
Mon., February 27, 2012 3:14pm
Federal regulators are continuing their challenge of the sale of a hospital in southwest Georgia. Phoebe Putney Health System in Albany purchased Palmyra Medical Center in December. But the Federal Trade Commission now wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the sale and asked Friday for an extension of the deadline to file its hearing request.
Fri., February 24, 2012 8:30am
Oysters are important to the overall health of our near-shore ecosystems. They stabilize shorelines and filter water. But there’s another player in this coastal habitat that also has a big impact: crabs.