A prominent Vidalia onion farmer says he's packing and shipping onions Wednesday, regardless of what Georgia's agriculture commissioner may say. Delbert Bland is battling Ag Commissioner Gary Black in Fulton County court over whether the state has the authority to tell growers when to pack onions. Speaking by phone to GPB Wednesday, Bland says he believes a court victory in March gives him the go-ahead to ship onions. "We're shipping onions today, and we're shipping onions because they're mature and ready to ship," said Bland.
 
The revitalization of two historic African American neighborhoods in Augusta is moving forward. After decades of neglect the area has seen its first new home sale.
Georgia’s film and TV industry tax credit is on shaky ground as the state looks to raise revenue. And other states could benefit from just the rumor of eliminating the credit.
A jail expansion project in the Brunswick historic district is dead. For years, the specter of a larger jail downtown fueled a bitter controversy as city and county leaders sparred over where best to expand the jail. After three lawsuits and an...
An Indian state has passed a law allowing residents to seek compensation from soft drink giant Coca-Cola for alleged environmental damage from a former bottling plant. Coca-Cola Co.'s Indian subsidiary, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages, says the...
Two-thirds of the Georgia’s banks had improved earnings in 2010 and fewer institutions operated in the red, according to the fourth-quarter banking profile from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Georgia banks lost $1.6 billion in 2010, less...
The state house passed a bill that would allow the clear-cutting of trees in front of billboards. It's a measure bill board companies have been trying to pass for years.
Thousands of jobs in northwest Georgia have disappeared since late 2006 when the flooring industry started to collapse alongside the housing market.
H.J. Heinz Co. says it is making its iconic ketchup bottles a bit more green.
Regulators have shut down two small banks in Georgia, making six banks that have failed in the state this year.
Delta Airlines is facing the largest fine that's not safety-related in the history of the U.S. Department of Transportation.