Mon., October 19, 2015 2:57pm
Buying a beer isn’t what it used to be. Big brands Budweiser and Miller could merge. Then there’s the rise of craft beer. To get at this craft beer boom, GPB Macon’s Michael Caputo sat down with Nicole Thurston, freelance writer for the 11th Hour Magazine.
Thu., December 11, 2014 6:00am
A monthly event turns the tables on established large companies; it's their turn to make their pitches to tech startups.
Wed., September 10, 2014 5:52pm
More than 4,000 people paid tribute to Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy at his funeral Wednesday in Jonesboro. Cathy died Monday at the age of 93. Faith played a major role in his life including his decision to close Chick–fil–a on Sundays.
Fri., August 22, 2014 12:27pm
Savannah’s lush squares and beautiful coastline make it a popular destination for weddings. This weekend, vendors will meet there for the first-ever LGBT Wedding Expo. Some couples will take part in a mass commitment ceremony to celebrate their love. Same-sex weddings aren’t legally recognized in Georgia – but that could change, if a lawsuit against the state’s gay marriage ban is successful. And that could mean a new market for wedding vendors.
Fri., August 1, 2014 3:00am
How do you create an Atlanta icon? For the owner of one of the city’s most venerable indie food businesses, it started with getting laid off. Steven Carse lost his job at an insurance company in 2009, and began working on his Plan B: an artisanal ice pop company called King of Pops. In four years, he’s gone from hawking pops from a single refrigerated cart to churning out as many as 15,000 pops on peak summer weekends.
Mon., April 21, 2014 10:45am
Known as the sweetest onion around, the Vidalia onion is a Georgia agricultural staple that can’t be grown anywhere else in the world. But recently, conversation about this unique Georgia vegetable has turned sour. A race to grocery store shelves has in some cases, pushed quality standards out the door.
Thu., February 13, 2014 2:09pm
As the snow and ice started to melt away Thursday, Georgians began venturing back outside. Wesley McConnell owns Thumb’s Up, a Decatur diner that serves breakfast all day. He and several of his employees stayed in a nearby hotel so that he could keep the restaurant open throughout the storm.
Wed., November 27, 2013 11:57am
The Cobb County Commission’s vote Tuesday to OK public funds for a new Atlanta Braves ballpark will mean higher taxes for businesses around the area where the stadium will be built. Longtime resistance to higher taxes in the county and in Georgia could mean public opposition to the project won’t end anytime soon.