A 1968 TV ad described the growing city of Atlanta as network of different neighborhoods, connected mostly by highways. The best option for navigating the city was by car. Fast forward to 2014, and Atlanta is still primarily a “car city”. But urban planners, city officials, and business leaders hope one solution to that problem is the Atlanta Beltline. The Atlanta Beltline started out as a graduate student’s dream back in 1999. Since then, it’s become one of the most ambitious urban redevelopment projects in the United States.
 
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-...
Emergency management officials say a fire at an Athens chemical plant poses no public health risk. Chuck Gulley, coordinator of the Athens-Clarke Emergency Management Agency, told the Athens Banner-Herald that samples taken from the air and water...
A federal jury awarded $17.5 million in damages to an Atlanta businessman, after a contract was steered illegaly to a competitor.
A group of hospitals in Augusta is working on a system for sharing electronic medical records. The effort could make it easier for healthcare providers to track patients’ information across the region, the state and eventually the nation.
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame can now be visited on Sundays and Mondays. The museum saw no benefits in closing two days a week.
An administrative law judge's decision could make it harder for power companies and other water users to transfer water across basin boundaries. Power company officials say, the difference is only procedural and amounts to a delay of just a...
Five Augusta hotels were raided Monday by the Georgia Department of Revenue for unpaid taxes. According to his lawyer, the owner was already making payments to the agency.
A judge has faulted the permitting of a proposed coal-fired power plant in rural Georgia over its use of water. The judge said environmental regulators did not follow proper rules when it gave Power4Georgians LLC permission to withdraw water from...
State transportation engineers are preparing to unveil a plan to widen a portion of U.S. Highway 78 in northeast Georgia, and area officials are hoping the project will encourage development. Officials say the plan calls for widening the highway to...