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Historic Macon House Demolished

Demolition began, from the inside out, on the Historic Douglass House in downtown Macon Thursday. The house was once home to the preeminent black entrepreneur in Macon, Charles Henry Douglass.

American International Group Inc or AIG.

Hundreds Of Job Losses Loom As AIG Closes Offices

The insurance firm has announced that it will close its offices in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta.

File of Home Depot

Home Depot Data Breach Costs Credit Unions

Credit unions are taking the brunt of fiscal problems caused by the data breach at the Cobb County-based Home Depot.

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Lands In Atlanta

Starting this weekend, passengers at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport will have another option for travelling to Europe. Virgin Atlantic will offer non-stop service to London’s Heathrow Airport.

"Pecan Scab" An Expensive Headache For Georgia Farmers

It’s harvest time at pecan orchards in southwest Georgia. We’re the nation’s leading pecan producing state, but farmers are dealing with a serious threat to their crops.

Making Real The Promise Of The Digital Economy

A summit in Macon this coming weekend tries to plug entrepreneurs, government economic planners and business leaders into the latest digital techniques.

Developer Ben Carter. Courtesy The Wilbert Group.

Developer Ben Carter Gives Interview, Doesn’t Like What We Asked

GPB sits down for an interview with developer Ben Carter about his plans for Broughton Street that doesn't go as planned.

Georgia's Unemployment Rate Dips To 7.9 Percent

Despite the drop, Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says the state lost 73–hundred jobs last month, mostly seasonal positions in leisure and hospitality.

Eugene Talmidge Bridge Savannah River.

Two-Way: Georgia Ports Authority Chief Discusses Savannah Harbor Expansion

GPB Savannah Bureau Chief Sarah McCammon interviews Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz about the project and how it will benefit Georgia's economy.

Can Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Breathe Life Into Georgia Downtowns?

Georgia has begun redeveloping historic buildings with vigor. Macon is leading the way in that effort. But preservationists still have a way to go on selling history as a means to revive its urban core.

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