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Vidalia Onions Lawsuit Heads Back To Court

A dispute between Vidalia onion growers and the state Department of Agriculture is heading back to court this week.
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Coca-Cola Slashing Up to 1,800 Jobs

Coca-Cola says it's cutting between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs globally as part of an ongoing push to trim costs. The Atlanta-based company says it began notifying workers in the U.S. and some international locations Thursday.
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Officials Confirm Mercedes Moving U.S. Headquarters To Atlanta

Mercedes-Benz says it's moving its U.S. headquarters from New Jersey to Atlanta. The company announced its plans Tuesday.
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Mercedes-Benz May Move Headquarters To Atlanta

The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports that Mercedes-Benz is considering relocating its U.S. headquarters from Montvale, New Jersey to Atlanta.

An Historic Macon Steam Engine Has A Savannah Suitor

The 509 steam engine sits less than a quarter mile east from the Central Georgia Railroad tracks in Macon. The locomotive is one of the few remaining steam engines that traveled the rail lines in central Georgia.

All Aboard: Atlanta Streetcar Begins Service

The Atlanta Streetcar is set to welcome its first group of passengers. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and other officials will be on hand for a grand opening ceremony Tuesday morning at Woodruff Park. Reed has said passengers are invited to ride for free for the first three months of service.

Final Flight For AirTran

AirTran Airways is no more. The airline’s final flight departed from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Sunday night. The airline was known as ValuJet when it was founded in Atlanta in 1992. The company changed its name in the late 90s, following a pair of serious accidents.
Armstrong Inn, Savannah

Sounds Of East Broad: Armstrong Inn And Perc Coffee

This week as we continue our series on Savannah’s East Broad Street, we’ll hear from a couple who opened a Bed and Breakfast on East Broad and young entrepreneurs who chose to locate their new business in this historic corridor
Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines: No Immediate Flights To Cuba Planned

Atlanta-based Delta Airlines says it has no immediate plans for flights to Cuba. But a company spokesman tells the Associated Press there is groundwork to offer service in the future.

Grady Hospital Takes Fight With BlueCross To The Public

Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital is locked in a bitter dispute with the state’s largest health insurance company. Grady’s agreement with BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia expired last month. That means the hospital is now outside of BlueCross’ network.