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.
 
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.
The U.S. Department of Transportation says none of the recent proposals by four airlines met federal cost guidelines.