Thu., September 22, 2011 2:26pm
Angel Food Ministries is going out of business. For 17 years the Monroe, Georgia based company provided discounted groceries to families across the country. The organization ran into trouble in 2009 when the FBI searched its offices.
Wed., August 3, 2011 4:15pm
Savannah-area officials are working to attract another big warehouse. Not much is known about the potential new company and nothing is finalized. But, industry officials say, the area is courting a 1.4 million square-foot distribution center in Pooler.
Tue., July 26, 2011 4:47pm
A Pew Research Center study shows the wealth gap between whites and minority residents in the U.S. widened sharply during the Recession. The finding is especially notable in Georgia, where the minority population is large and growing.
Mon., July 25, 2011 2:35pm
The most recent unemployment numbers from the state labor commission show many Georgians still can’t find work. And about 250,000 residents have been out of work for at least seven months. That’s more than half of the unemployed worker pool.
Tue., June 21, 2011 2:55pm
It will be a slow return to pre-recession job levels for Georgia’s capital city and other major metro areas in the state. That's the conclusion of a recently-released national study.
Fri., April 1, 2011 4:20pm
Georgia leads the nation in the growth of women-owned businsses. That's the conclusion of a new report commissioned by American Express, looking at the past 14 years. The study uses Census data and figures Georgia has nearly 300,000 women-owned businesses, or 97% more than in 1997.
Mon., January 24, 2011 9:14am
Payments are due for federal money borrowed to pay unemployment claims. This could result in more job losses.
Fri., October 15, 2010 3:33pm
With Georgia unemployment at 10-percent and still higher than the national average, any news of an opening is going to attract a crowd. In coastal Liberty County, there's a rush of job-seekers to a metal forging facility opening soon.
Mon., August 30, 2010 3:00am
Travel industry experts credit a rebounding economy and the BP oil spill with a prediction for more Georgia travelers Labor Day weekend. AAA says, 921,000 Georgians, or about seven percent more than last year, will take a holiday trip this year. Tybee Island tourism officials say, hotels and home rentals on Tybee Island already have seen the tourism increase.
Mon., August 23, 2010 12:00am
A regional economist says, Savannah's recession is over. Michael Toma of Armstrong Atlantic State University says, his numbers show, the downturn ended for the Savannah area earlier this year. Port activity and tourism are leading Savannah's come-back.