A Nevada judge has effectively stopped the business operations of a Savannah film studio for now - a month after a shakeup at the company. The judge in Nevada’s Second Judicial District Court has granted a temporary restraining order against Medient Studios at the request of ousted CEO Manu Kumaran. The injunction prohibits Medient from issuing new stock, spending money belonging to the company, signing new contracts,or “any and all other business operations involving Medient.” A hearing in the case is scheduled for July 23 in Reno, Nevada.
 
Small agricultural businesses in Georgia and the South can get money to help sell their products abroad through a program with the Southern U.S. Trade Association. The group began accepting applications in August for federal money that will pay up...
Developers are building Georgia's largest biomass plant in Laurens County. Plant will burn 1.2 million tons of wood waste per year. Developers are finalizing an agreement to sell the energy to Georgia Power.
At least three major grocery store chains are recalling certain packages of ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination. The recalls at Winn-Dixie, Publix Super Markets and Kroger mainly in the southeastern U.S. stem from meat from National...
Georgia Ports Authority has signed an agreement with a Canadian firm to upgrade the Port of Brunswick. The Logistec Corporation will spend $5 million to deepen container berths and improve the facility that handles wood pellets. Ports spokesman...
Chatham County Commissioners are going forward with more study of a proposed hotel on Hutchinson Island. The hotel would be next to Savannah's waterfront convention center and could get some public financing. County officials say, private...
Competitive Initiative underway to increase business in Georgia. Regions have different strengths. Chamber president rejects notion of "two Georgia's".
Staffers at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission say they believe the new nuclear reactors to be built at Plant Vogtle are safe. Approval of the Westinghouse AP1000 design sets the stage for final commission approval.
The proliferation of bank failures in Georgia has drawn the attention of Congress. The House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will host a hearing in Newnan on Aug. 16. U.S. Rep. Lynn...
A running event in Savannah is on pace to become Georgia's largest marathon and half-marathon. A spokesman for the national Rock 'n Roll Marathon group says, 20,000 people so far have registered for the November event. The spokesman says...
Georgia started the fiscal year with some good economic news. Revenues are up 7.3 percent for July from the same month the year before. That's an increase of $84 million. Georgia ended the 2011 fiscal year reporting 8 percent growth, beating...