The state’s largest Vidalia onion grower is awaiting word Tuesday on whether he can harvest and ship onions without facing state fines. Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in Glennville says much of his crop is ready and he’s packing this week. That’s contrary to a ruling from Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. He’s told growers to wait until Monday, April 21 to pack. Black says immature onions are damaging the Vidalia brand.
 
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.