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.
 
Officials in Savannah's Chatham County are closer to agreement over how much county taxpayers should finance a new hotel on Hutchinson Island. The project will add another hotel option for guests attending convention center events. But in the...
Georgia had the most business start-ups in the nation in 2010. And among the 15 largest metro areas, Atlanta tied for second-most new companies. The data comes from the Kauffman Foundation’s Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. In Georgia, for...
Some jobs that have been outsourced overseas are returning to U.S. shores. A new trend known as ‘rural sourcing’ is beginning to take root - including in Georgia. The term applies to companies placing some jobs - typically information technology...
The chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a final decision on whether to approve several new nuclear reactor designs could come as early as this summer.
The state senate passed a measure Tuesday that lets billboard companies clear cut trees that are blocking motorists’ view of their signs. The bill also restricts racy content of billboards by creating at 5,000 dollar fine for material that is...
Funding for Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network drying up. Weather data crucial to farmers, scientists, utility companies, and insurance companies. Total funding is 300-thousand dollars.
EPD issues new water permits for Plant Washington. Air permit still pending. Environmentalists may appeal decision.
Georgia’s manufacturing sector had a good February with increases in new orders, production, and some improvement in hiring. The Kia factory in West Point, Ga., is adding up to a thousand workers by the end of the year and is planning to add a third...
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.