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.
 
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.
Jennie-O Turkey Store is recalling nearly 55,000 pounds of frozen, raw turkey burgers that it says were sold at Sam's Club Stores in California and across the nation.
Small poultry farms will soon be able to process birds on-site.
Georgia has 78-thousand miles of natural gas pipelines. PSC has eight inspectors that look after them. Federal government proposes changes to increase oversight.