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.
 
Cremations are on the rise nationwide as Americans hold more tightly to their money during this recession. But Georgia is bucking the national trend. The number of cremations in America has gone up nearly every year for a century, and the...
The Public Service Commission heard testimony Monday morning from several groups opposed to Georgia Power's billion dollar rate hike request. The PSC's advocacy staff also says the amount is too high. In pre-filed testimony, the PSC staff...
A company has been tapped to build a new passenger ferry for Savannah. Custom Steel Boats Inc. in North Carolina has the $1.5 million contract to build a 67-foot, 150-passenger boat. Once in operation, the ferry will take riders from Savannah...
A Georgia-based home builder reports a loss of $60 million for its last quarter. Beazer Homes says a fall in new orders and home closings contributed to the loss.
The Department of Economic Development is hosting a series of missions and trade shows in Cuba, Germany and Turkey to tighten trade relations.
Unsecured creditors of bankrupt Sea Island Company will get pennies on the dollar for the money they're owed. A federal bankruptcy judge has approved the coastal resort's sale to a four-way partnership of out-of-state investors. The bulk...
A bankruptcy judge has approved Sea Island Co.'s plan to sell its luxury resorts, golf courses and private clubs to settle the Georgia company's Chapter 11 case. Judge John S. Dalis noted Sea Island's creditors voted almost...
Kia posts record sales for Sorento. Crossover is built in Georgia. More than 10-thousand sold in October.
A flight attendants' union on Wednesday lost its all-or-nothing fight to cover those workers at Delta Air Lines Inc. The results showed almost 48 percent of Delta flight attendants voted in favor of joining the Association of Flight Attendants...
PSC will consider adding natural gas stations. Compressed Natural gas not widely available. Officials hope to creat CNG corridor in Southeast.