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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.

Hartsfield-Jackson Still Rules The Air For Atlanta-Area Fliers, But Others Trying To Create Alternative

Chicago has two. So does Washington, Houston, Dallas and Miami. New York has three big ones, and several smaller ones. But why is Atlanta the only top 10 US Metro area with one passenger airport?

Macon Voices Describe Blight

Macon community members define blight.

South Georgia Communities Seeing Loss Of Revenue Due To Tax Cuts

Economic recovery is coming slowly for rural South Georgia. Many local governments there have made deep cuts in staff and services. And those communities say they're taking another hit...from tax cuts passed by state lawmakers two years ago.

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy On Faith And Business

More than 4,000 people paid tribute to Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy at his funeral Wednesday in Jonesboro. Cathy died Monday at the age of 93. Faith played a major role in his life including his decision to close Chick–fil–a on Sundays.

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