This weekend is the state’s sales tax holiday. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, sales tax won’t be charged on clothing, school supplies and some computers. Small businesses are hoping it will provide the boost they need. Kyle Jackson, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business says 13 percent of small business owners surveyed this month say poor sales is their greatest concern.
 
The state Department of Revenue is trying to make it easier for people applying for solar tax credits. They're taking public comment on new rules.The program maxed out in the past couple years and solar advocates say that created uncertainty...
Eight Georgians are recovering from salmonella poisoning after eating tainted papayas.
Officials working to build a jointly-run Georgia and South Carolina port on the Savannah River will spend the next year looking at what to do with the river's sediment. The dredged clay will come from the bottom of the Savannah River and will...
Georgia and South Carolina port officials have agreed to move forward with studying a proposal to build a shared shipping terminal on the Savannah River.
Rural Georgia post offices could close as the U.S. Postal Service shutters locations nationwide due to low revenue.
State Bank and Trust ranked number one by industry magazine. Bank Director Magazine says the bank is strong in assets, capital and profitability. State Bank has taken over ten failed Georgia banks in the last two years.
Georgia marina owners want state officials to ease rules on coastal boaters who stay awhile. Right now, if someone wants to live on a boat on Georgia's coast, they're effectively barred from staying for more than a month. A proposed rule...
Savannah's booming seaport has set another record for the amount of cargo moving through its gates after posting double-digit growth in the past 12 months. Georgia Ports Authority executive director Curtis Foltz announced Monday that Savannah...
336 Federal Aviation Administration employees from the Atlanta-area have been forced to stay home following an imposed furlough. These employees include airport planners, engineers, and specialists from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Georgia pays for road projects with money from motor vehicle fuel tax. People are using more fuels efficient cars meaning tax collections are declining. Changes could be coming.