A prominent Vidalia onion farmer says he's packing and shipping onions Wednesday, regardless of what Georgia's agriculture commissioner may say. Delbert Bland is battling Ag Commissioner Gary Black in Fulton County court over whether the state has the authority to tell growers when to pack onions. Speaking by phone to GPB Wednesday, Bland says he believes a court victory in March gives him the go-ahead to ship onions. "We're shipping onions today, and we're shipping onions because they're mature and ready to ship," said Bland.
 
Savannah has landed a spot in a 14-city marathon and half-marathon event, with music, called Rock-and-Roll Marathon. The San Diego-based company putting on the event says, hotels and restaurants should expect 20,000 runners, with their friends and...
Seventy-five thousand rural customers will get broadband. The 13-million dollars comes from federal stimulus funds. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture says more needs to be done.
The Public Service Commission wants to know what people think about Georgia Power and Atlanta Gas Light’s recent rate hike requests. They’re holding public hearings in Macon, Savannah, Rome and Atlanta over the next few months.
Renewable energy experts are in Tifton. Bioenergy part of growing industry in Georgia. State poised to become a leader in the field.
A South Georgia lawyer has been on a one-man mission to get his friends and neighbors to switch to dollar coins in an effort to reduce the national debt. Now he's joining up with dollar coin advocates from around the country in a meeting with...
The city has been playing catch up to Charleston, since the South Carolina port started getting cruise ship tourism earlier this year. The city is splitting the cost of a cruise ship feasibility study with the state and the Savannah Area Convention...
There’s a high cost to keeping cool, and Georgia Power customers have really felt the heat with bills that have doubled or even tripled this summer. This season’s usage peaked on Thursday at 17,014 megawatts. But that number is still far behind the...
Macon and Bibb County leaders say they've been awarded $1.5 million Community Block Development Grant. The city and the county applied jointly for a grant in the federal 2009 disaster recovery competition.
A Louisiana-based company has landed a nearly $118 million contract.
Georgia back-to-school shoppers won't get any sales tax relief this year, but that's not stopping retailers from trying to entice them with ways to part with their cash. Without some kind of incentive to buy, retailers fear a dip in back-...