This weekend is the state’s sales tax holiday. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, sales tax won’t be charged on clothing, school supplies and some computers. Small businesses are hoping it will provide the boost they need. Kyle Jackson, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business says 13 percent of small business owners surveyed this month say poor sales is their greatest concern.
 
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.
Officials at the Savannah River Site near Augusta are making plans for a nuclear energy park at the facility. The park would showcase a new breed of small reactors.
Federal authorities seized more than $700,000 worth of rice and other items from what regulators described as a rodent-infested metro Atlanta warehouse. U.S. Marshals raided the warehouse operated by Sun Hong Kai Holding Inc., which does business...
A new business task force in Savannah will focus on expanding the city's reach to overseas companies. Savannah has named 19 people to the Greater Savannah International Alliance, including Brynn Grant of the Savannah Economic Development...