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.
 
State officials are eying a North Carolina coop program that makes it easier for small farmers to hire foreign guest workers. Many of Georgia's large growers already employ such workers. The program could help farmers who continue to say...
Georgia Power says the cost of upgrading or replacing power plants to meet stricter environmental rules could cost $5 billion to $7 billion through 2020. The Southern Co. subsidiary gave its first estimate Friday of what it would cost assuming...
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a license to build one of the nation's first nuclear power plants in a generation could come by December. NRC officials said this week in a letter that they plan to issue a final safety report this...
Operators of small rural Georgia airports are getting increasingly worried over the Congressional stalemate of FAA funding. Those worries go beyond furloughs and expansion projects--to issues of safety. In Georgia, 95 of 104 publicly-owned...
Three airlines dropped their fares during the FAA shutdown, but Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and most of the rest of the industry bumped prices to offset taxes the FAA can’t charge while it’s closed. Former airline executive and industry consultant...
Savannah-area officials are working to attract another big warehouse. Not much is known about the potential new company and nothing is finalized. But, industry officials say, the area is courting a 1.4 million square-foot distribution center in...
A company in Lawrenceville that supplies foods for some retail outlets has recalled numerous products, including sandwiches, parfaits, wraps, plates and salads, because of potential listeria contamination. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports...
July rains helped some of the state move out of worst drought category. More rain is possible by Thursday. Tropical storm needed to cause significant changes.
In a unanimous vote, utility regulators rejected a plan Tuesday that would have tied Georgia’s Powers profits to its ability to stay within budget for its nuclear expansion project. The Public Service Commission will rely on regular reviews to...
After a 17 year ban Southern peaches can be exported to Mexico. The action comes late in the peach season. Many growers will wait until next year to explore peach exports.