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 as United Food Service.
The Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for Atlanta Gas Light customers today. But it’s less than what the company asked for.
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 Authority. She says, a lot of new business in the US right now actually is coming from abroad.
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 positive growth.
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 Institute relies heavily on job and salary growth in the high-tech sector.
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.
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.
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.