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Macon Gets Second Airline

Vision Airlines will join Georgia Skies. Announcement comes after federal subsidies end. Vision will fly from Macon to Destin.

Utility To Fight Profit Limits

Georgia Power is fighting a proposal that would cut its profits if the cost of building two more nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle runs over-budget.

State Jobless Rate Climbs Again

Georgia's unemployment rate is up, topping the national rate for over three years.

Georgia Economic Outlook Mixed

Some regions will do better in 2011 than others. Manufacturing is strong while construction continues to struggle. Experts say now's the time for businesses to take calculated risks to benefit from the down economy.

Georgia Seceded 150 Years Ago

A new historical marker unveiled Wednesday marks the event that led Georgia into the Civil War. The sign in Milledgeville will tell the story of Georgia’s decision to secede from the Union. Georgia lawmakers debated secession over three days inside the then-state capital building. Finally, on January 19th, 1861 a majority voted to leave the United States.

Higher Costs Cut Delta Net Income

Higher fuel prices and plane repair expenses held-down net income growth for Delta Air Lines in the last quarter.

Bank Closure State's First Of '11

The state’s first bank failure of the new year came over the weekend. Georgia’s Department of Banking and Finance closed Brunswick’s Oglethorpe Bank late Friday. Deposits and assets were acquired by Bank of the Ozarks, a Little Rock, Arkansas-based institution.

Blasts of Snow Affect Local Businesses

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.

Golf Hall of Fame Site Up for Grabs

More than 8 months have past since the state put the 17 acres of down town Augusta property up for auction.

Critics Challenge Port Project's Impact On Jobs

A massive federal report on the half-billion-dollar harbor deepening project in Savannah doesn't examine the project's long-term impact on employment. Critics doubt the project will bring more jobs. Proponents say the link between the port and jobs is obvious.

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