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 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...
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.