The Port of Savannah moved more than 3,000,000 containers for the first time in a single fiscal year.
 
State money managers reported Wednesday that revenues are up 8 percent for the fiscal year that ends June 30. That's above the 4 percent growth that state budget writers predicted.Sales tax collections are up 4.4 percent — or $18 million — for...
Drought is causing a lack of forage in pastures. Many farmers forced to feed their animals hay. Drought expected to continue.
Farmers joined with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black to pray for rain. Two-thirds of the state is in a severe or extreme drought. Many farmers unable to plant their crops.
Georgia pecan farmers are planting thousands of new trees. It’s all to keep up with a growing demand for their product more than 7,000 miles away in China and they’re not stopping there. Farmer Trent Mason stands in the middle of his 2,000 acre...
The state is looking into the farm worker shortage in South Georgia. Governor Nathan Deal is asking for a report after the industry complained there aren’t enough workers to pick the crops since the illegal immigration reform law was signed.
It’s nearly peak harvest time for south Georgia’s vegetable farmers, but they don’t have enough workers to pick the crops. The industry says it’s because of the state’s new immigration reform law.
Georgia's ports officials have serious concerns about the possibility of a cruise ship terminal at their Savannah dock. The city recently paid a consultant $50,000 to create a feasibility study on how Savannah could start welcoming cruise...
Rising gas prices will slow Georgia’s economy for the rest of the year. That's the prediction from an economic forecaster popular in Georgia’s business community.
A spate of recent natural disasters could bump Georgia insurance rates, but not right away. State insurance officials say April tornadoes caused $145 million in losses. The Georgia Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner reviews rate...
Federal regulators are questioning whether nuclear reactors proposed for plant Vogtle near Augusta could withstand an earthquake. From WACG Noel Brown reports the decision could slow the licensing of the first new reactors to be built in the country...