More Georgia families need help getting back on their feet after house fires. The Red Cross says, a spike in post-fire support is partly due to the economy. The numbers reflect a trend in more families living under one roof.
Georgia banks appear to be turning a corner. A report shows, Georgia banks are profitable for the first time in three years. The FDIC shows earnings for Georgia banks improved by about $2.5 billion last year over the previous one.
A study released this week shows, air pollution in Savannah bars and restaurants is way down following last year's smoking ban. The study by a New York based lab tested air quality at 11 Savannah businesses before and after officials banned indoor public smoking. It found indoor air pollution has decreased 94%.