Thu., February 2, 2012 4:00pm
About one in three Georgians don't have enough savings to last them three months in case they lose their job. The Washington, D.C. based Corporation for Enterprise Development ranks Georgia last nationally for its residents' overall financial security.
Tue., January 24, 2012 3:46pm
Executives of Georgia-based Club Car say they have completed a round of layoffs. Company spokesman Brian Formato tells The Augusta Chronicle that the layoffs involve some Augusta employees, but he declined to say how many. Formato said the reduction affected employees both in Augusta and in the field.
Wed., January 18, 2012 6:39pm
Republican and Democratic state senators unveiled their legislative agendas this week and at first glance, there are many similarities. But the two sides have very different ideas about how government should help Georgians prosper.
Fri., January 6, 2012 4:25pm
Executives with Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Inc. say a $100 million expansion to the company's West Point plant has been completed. Company officials say the expansion, which included the addition of employees, increased the plant's capacity to a total of 360,000 vehicles per year.
Fri., December 16, 2011 3:44pm
A South Korea-based parts supplier will set up a manufacturing facility in LaGrange that will create 100 new jobs over three years. Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday said Daewon America will invest $14 million to expand an existing facility in LaGrange that would supply the nearby Kia auto plant.
Wed., December 14, 2011 3:22pm
The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post offices until mid-May. The cash-strapped agency, which is forecast to lose a record $14.1 billion next year, announced last week it was moving forward on cutbacks.
Wed., December 14, 2011 3:15pm
City officials have approved plans for Great Dane Trailers to build a research and development center in Savannah. The plans include a two-building research and development center, a truck simulator and a new office building. The company could not be reached for comment on the project, but the newspaper reports it will likely result in new jobs.
Thu., October 27, 2011 2:20pm
Nashville-based Sitel announced that two new clients have prompted the hiring activity for its Augusta call center.
Tue., October 25, 2011 9:50am
A German company is set to open its headquarters and a wind turbine component manufacturing facility in Elberton. The governor’s office says the investment will equate to $10 million, and create 200 new jobs over five years. Hailo USA produces mechanical components for wind turbine towers.
Tue., September 27, 2011 11:08am
Officials with Georgia Health Sciences University say they are laying off about 150 people. The Augusta Chronicle reports that about 100 of those will be in its clinical system, Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics and Physicians Practice Group.