How do you create an Atlanta icon? For the owner of one of the city’s most venerable indie food businesses, it started with getting laid off. Steven Carse lost his job at an insurance company in 2009, and began working on his Plan B: an artisanal ice pop company called King of Pops. In four years, he’s gone from hawking pops from a single refrigerated cart to churning out as many as 15,000 pops on peak summer weekends.
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...
The Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for Atlanta Gas Light customers today. But it’s less than what the company asked for.
The two most recent failures are the first in the state since three were closed in mid-September.
Delta Air Lines reports it turned a profit in its third quarter, and company officials say they expect more of the same for the final three months this year. And Delta was joined by two other carriers, US Airways and American, also reporting...
Savannah is out-performing the rest of the state when it comes to job and salary growth. A California-based think tank puts the coastal city No.1 in Georgia and 40th nationally for best-performing cities, economically. The ranking by the Milken...
With Georgia unemployment at 10-percent and still higher than the national average, any news of an opening is going to attract a crowd. In coastal Liberty County, there's a rush of job-seekers to a metal forging facility opening soon.
The Port of Savannah has set a new record. On Thursday the Georgia Ports Authority announced a 20 percent jump in traffic between July and September. That’s over the same period last year.
On the one hand, development pressures are down. Fewer buildings are being torn down to make way for new ones. But investors don't have money to fix up neglected structures, either.
Bidders have agreed to join forces to buy the Sea Island Co. for $212.4 million in auction to settle the Georgia resort operator's bankruptcy case.
The state says 16 Georgia counties are especially ready for business when it comes to film and television crews. Counties include Hall, Bibb, Houston, and Chatham. Could be a record year for production in Georgia.