Fri., October 4, 2013 6:37am
Friday marks Day 4 of a government shutdown after congressional leaders couldn’t come to a budget agreement Monday night. At its core, Congress is a workplace where co-workers must tackle projects together and must work as a team to get things done. Our resident workplace expert, Brandon Smith, explains some of the lessons in compromise we can take from the government shutdown.
Fri., October 4, 2013 5:53am
The official announcer for Mercer University's start-up football team has made his mark with a signature mixture of enthusiasm and unabashed southern twang.
Thu., October 3, 2013 4:00am
The Atlanta Braves are the National League East champs. That means they’re headed to the post-season. They’ll face the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday in Atlanta. Braves fans are excited. They say they know why the team is going to win the World Series. But most baseball experts have a different take.
Tue., October 1, 2013 7:09pm
Kaiser Health News reports health insurance exchange rates across Georgia have the biggest variation in the country, with southwest Georgia seeing the highest premiums in the state.
Tue., October 1, 2013 4:00am
More than 83,000 people in Middle Georgia lack health insurance. Here's everything they need to know about how to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, known as "ObamaCare."
Mon., September 30, 2013 4:26pm
Public libraries have been preparing themselves for what many believe could be a surge in visitors as online health insurance exchanges open under the Affordable Care Act. “In large swaths of Georgia, the only place you can get free internet is at your public library,” said Alan Harkness, director of the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries in Columbus.
Fri., September 27, 2013 1:13pm
While the state Republican party holds all statewide offices, the GOP is expecting a grueling fund-raising year between now and the 2014 election. Chairman John Padgett says the Georgia GOP plans to get in touch with more than a million people during the next 12 months.
Fri., September 27, 2013 6:37am
Research presented in August at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting suggests people who are self-employed have a much harder time getting a corporate job again than people already working in such a position. Brandon Smith explains why and suggests ways for entrepreneurs to get back into the workforce.
Wed., September 25, 2013 4:30pm
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is widely expected to cruise to a second term in November. He faces two largely unknown competitors. And speculation has shifted to what he might run for next. Political experts say the answer could be the governor’s office or Congress but many questions remain.
Mon., September 23, 2013 6:11pm
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan asked business executives at a summit in Atlanta to pressure their Congressmen to support additional funding for early childhood education.