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.
 
Savannah officials marked the completion of a project to synchronize traffic lights with emergency vehicles. Eighty Savannah intersections can now tell when ambulances, police cruisers and fire trucks are approaching -- so they get the green light...
Southwest, based in Dallas, plans to close the $1.4 billion purchase on Monday.
Governor Nathan Deal says, Georgia should be ready to ante up if the federal government doesn't come through on funds for the Savannah harbor deepening project. Deal's comments came this week of the Atlanta Press Club. Deal says, he...
Georgia's Attorney General has filed a joint complaint with the Federal Trade Commission seeking to delay Phoebe Putney Health System's proposed acquisition of Palmyra Park Hospital.
One of the biggest water users in the state, Georgia Power, will open a research center to develop and test conservation technologies. The Water Research Center will be based at Plant Bowen near Cartersville.
Kia says by the end of this year, 3,000 people will be working at the West Point facility.
The Longleaf Power Plant in Early County was first proposed in 2001. In November the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue tighter regulations on air pollution.
Georgia has launched an aggressive ad campaign for its vidalia onions that ship out today. The state's Agricultural Chief says that may help address a possible boycott of Georgia’s farm goods which some groups are threatening in light of an...
A swath of 20 southeast Georgia counties is the only region in the world that grows the sweet vegetable.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says includes the words "encouraging" and "economy improving" in his comments Monday concerning the latest Georgia unemployment report. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 10.0...