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.
 
Richard Kopelman, Chairman of the Next Generation Manufacturing Conference, believes there are two main challenges for Georgia’s manufacturing companies: finding qualified workers and using government incentives effectively. “Eight-two percent of...
The drier conditions lately have been a welcome change for people across the state, especially those whose business depends on the weather. A small group of workers shoveled dirt recently on either side of a newly-poured sidewalk inside a new...
Vice President Joe Biden brought a sense of urgency to Savannah on Monday. The Vice President was in the coastal city to push for Congressional funding for the $600 million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Georgia has been seeking to deepen the...
Southern Co. would face limits on the profits it would make from building two nuclear reactors in Georgia under a plan from a Republican state lawmaker.
Job-searching and career advancement are all about building your professional network. Our career expert, Brandon Smith, says you should be thinking about building networks no matter what you’re doing, from shopping for produce at the local farmers...
Some Jekyll Island residents say they're upset with island officials discussing ending home mail delivery with the U.S. Postal Service.
Georgia’s tax revenues are increasing at a slow but steady rate. The state has collected at least $115 million more in the first two months of this fiscal year than last year.
The City of Morrow in Clayton County has been losing national retailers as the economic slowdown continues to plague metro Atlanta. But Morrow is seeing a rise in the number of mom and pop stores.
A tourist train running on the tracks of the old St. Marys Railroad is scheduled to fire up its locomotive and start bringing passengers aboard next month. St. Marys Mayor Bill Deloughy says he hopes the train rides will boost tourism in the area.
The return of Mercer University football had been projected to bring a lot of visitors and money into Macon, but that might not be happening just yet.