Tue., April 16, 2013 11:00am
More than three dozen drivers and other employees at a waste management company in McDonough have begun a labor strike. Employees of Republic Services began the strike on Monday, citing what they call unfair labor practices.
Tue., September 18, 2012 7:29am
Briggs & Stratton Corp. cited ongoing drought conditions as it announced Monday that the company will temporarily shutter a McDonough, Ga., facility that makes lawn and garden equipment. About 340 hourly employees and 200 temporary employees will be laid off during the shutdown.
Fri., December 30, 2011 5:00pm
Atlanta’s annual New Year’s Eve Peach Drop takes its inspiration from the ball drop in New York’s Times Square. Now some smaller Georgia cities are taking their inspiration from Atlanta, and will be dropping symbolic items Saturday night as part of New Year’s Eve countdown celebrations.
Mon., January 24, 2011 9:54am
Georgia leads the nation in bank failures with its second bank closing this year in McDonough.
Wed., September 29, 2010 2:28pm
A major apparel company is set to bring more jobs to Georgia. State economic development officials say Phillips-Van Heusen will expand its operations to Henry County, an hour north of Macon.
Tue., August 11, 2009 12:21pm
The wife of McDonough’s police chief has been fired from her city clerk job