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 small airport that only has passenger flights from Macon to Atlanta may lose federal subsidies after ticket sales lagged last year. Georgia Skies flew less than 3,000 passengers between the cities in 2009 from Middle Georgia Regional Airport. Now...
A lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Monday accuses a Columbus window company of firing an employee because of his age. EEOC filed the suit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia on behalf of Ronald...
A judge has rejected two water permits issued by Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division for a proposed coal fired power plant in Washington County. Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker says one permit didn’t follow correct guidelines for...
Employees of Mohawk Industries who sued claiming the carpet manufacturer hired illegal immigrants to keep wages low could be getting settlement checks this fall.
This week brought very good earnings reports for several major Georgia-based companies. And that could have a trickle-down effect in getting the state’s economy moving again.
A German company plans to expand its south Georgia manufacturing plant, creating more jobs. Wilo S-E is investing an additional 2.7 million dollars in the Thomasville location. Currently, 60 people work at the plant testing the company’s pumps...
Coca-Cola Co.'s second-quarter net income climbed 16 percent.
Package delivery giant UPS says its second-quarter earnings are nearly double that of a year ago. The results moved the company to adjust its future earnings forecast.
Protestors rallied at Wachovia-Wells Fargo offices in Atlanta today demanding big banks work with homeowners on refinancing their loans.
The sale of more than 20,000 acres on the coast comes while the resort and land development company seeks to restructure itself. Brunswick's largest employer faces massive debt after pursuing luxury customers just before the recession hit.