The state’s largest Vidalia onion grower is awaiting word Tuesday on whether he can harvest and ship onions without facing state fines. Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in Glennville says much of his crop is ready and he’s packing this week. That’s contrary to a ruling from Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. He’s told growers to wait until Monday, April 21 to pack. Black says immature onions are damaging the Vidalia brand.
Nearly $2.5 billion in new federal transportation money has opened-up, and Georgia’s one of two dozen states bidding for a slice. If Georgia wins some of the cash, the state’s freight transportation network could benefit.
A band of Oklahoma-based Creek Indians wants to move to Georgia. Members of the Kialegee tribe are asking US Indian Affairs officials to declare part of St. Simons Island Georgia's first federally-approved indian reservation. Some local...
It's never been more expensive to be a farmer in Georgia, but the opportunity to make money is also rising.
Columbus-based Aflac is having open casting calls for the voice of its famous spokesduck. The auditions are scheduled in six cities, including a casting call in Atlanta earlier this week on Monday and Tuesday. The company also solicited video and...
Augusta police are cracking down on scalpers trying to sell tickets to the Masters Golf Tournament. With demand for the Masters up this year, tickets are worth more on the black market.
Newly proposed food inspection regulations will likely have little impact on Georgia’s meat industry. Georgia farmers raise a million head of cattle a year.
It’s Masters week in Augusta. Last night, the city welcomed golf fans from around the world for the sport’s biggest event. City officials say more people are coming to the tournament this year which means more money for the local economy.
State regulators have delayed vote on a plan to protect consumers from cost over-runs at Plant Vogtle. The proposal would tie Georgia Power’s profits to its ability to come in on time and at cost for its estimated 14 billion dollar nuclear...
This year's Masters Golf Tournament could pack the biggest economic impact of any in recent memory. Travel agents are reporting a boost in corporate spending for Augusta's biggest annual tourist draw.
More than 60,000 homes and businesses across Georgia remained without power Wednesday morning. It's the continued aftermath of the strong storms that rolled through the state Monday night and early Tuesday morning.