How do you create an Atlanta icon? For the owner of one of the city’s most venerable indie food businesses, it started with getting laid off. Steven Carse lost his job at an insurance company in 2009, and began working on his Plan B: an artisanal ice pop company called King of Pops. In four years, he’s gone from hawking pops from a single refrigerated cart to churning out as many as 15,000 pops on peak summer weekends.
 
Large investors want to know how water scarcity could impact value of stock. SEC filings like this are up 50-percent this year. Southern will release information.
The nation’s second-largest airline says it will lose between $250 million to $400 million this year due to the crisis in Japan. Due to that and higher fuel costs, Delta is again scaling-back its flight schedules.
There’s hope a funding plan might soon be in-place to keep a network of weather monitoring stations running across Georgia. It involves bringing all interested parties together to pay their fair share.
Despite a national survey showing employers expect to hire more new college graduates this year, young job seekers are having a hard time finding work. Many are coming to the conclusion that their expectations will have to be trimmed. Some are...
Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks outlined Friday its plan to repay nearly $5 billion in federal aid it received during the financial bailout. SunTrust began selling $1 billion in new stock and will soon issue $1 billion in new debt to fund the repayment...
North Georgia has seen major population gains over the last decade. But parts of the region north of metro Atlanta have been playing catch-up with technology. The area's now in the middle of a big push to get plugged-in for the economic...
Macon's annual Cherry Blossom Festival has opened for a 10-day run that features music and a lion and tiger show. The popular festival opened Friday, with country singer Tanya Tucker as the featured performer. A golf tournament and strongman...
Jobs coming to Milledgeville. Aircraft manufacturer expanding. Area has been hard hit by unemployment and plant closings.
In response to Japan's nuclear crisis, federal regulators are headed for Georgia's two nuclear plants. Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are looking for weaknesses.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says that while there is a reduction in new layoffs, the unemployment rate declined last month.