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 snow has kept much of the Northern half of the state paralyzed. Businesses are now weathering this second blast of winter. For a local Atlanta grocery store that has stayed open, business is better than ever.
As the price of copper surges, so does the number of copper thefts from electricity transmission stations. Power companies across the state are now offering hefty rewards for information about copper thieves. $3,000 is now the going price in...
Georgia’s U.S. lawmakers want the Obama Administration to bring back plans for a nuclear waste repository in Nevada. The comments come after officials looking into the country’s nuclear future visited the Savannah River Site near Augusta.
Governor Perdue announces new IT services will bring 110 jobs to Atlanta area
A federal panel charged with finding new ways to store high level nuclear waste will tour the Savannah River Site near Augusta Thursday. The Blue Ribbon Commission for America’s Nuclear Future was created by the Obama administration last year after...
Georgia officials are worried about a potential monkey wrench in the Savannah harbor deepening project. South Carolina environmental officials say, they won't certify that the project meets their state's water quality standards until after...
Georgia’s manufacturing index trended up in 2010. That comes out of the latest survey from Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center.
A billion-dollar sports complex is set to break ground near Lake Allatoona this spring. The 1,400-acre parcel is under contract, and the permitting and zoning processes are under way. Despite the hefty price tag and lingering recession,...
Between 2003-2009 premiums rose 48-percent in Georgia. Deductibles and co-pays going up as well. People in the South are less healthy.
Georgia has seen a boom in call centers this recession. The rise in low paying jobs like these coupled with a decrease in manufacturing worries some.