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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.

VIDEO: Will Solar Power's Surge In Georgia Make It To Homeowners?

Early adopter Creighton Rosental of Macon is what you’d call a solar pioneer. The early adopter said that he had the 4-kilowatt panels installed on the backyard side of his roof about five years ago.
Nzinga Shaw

Hawks Name Shaw As Diversity And Inclusion Officer

The Atlanta Hawks have hired Nzinga Shaw as the team's first chief diversity and inclusion officer.

Switchpitch Flips The Script On Startups And Big Companies

It starts off like any other business-related event in Atlanta: about 100 people slowly trickle into the Terminal West building and take their seats in front of a stage.

Fight For Paulding County Airport Is Far From Over

2015 could be the year that a second airport in the Atlanta area offers passenger flights. Officials in Paulding County, about an hour northwest of the city, have been working for several years to lure commercial service to their airports. But the fight isn’t over.

Video: Jellyfish Industry Meets Resistance In South Carolina

If you’ve ever been to the beach in Georgia or South Carolina, you’re familiar with the large, round globs called cannonball jellyfish - or jellyballs. You’ve probably also noticed there are a lot of them.
Atlanta Falcons Stadium

Final Budget For Atlanta Falcons Stadium Grows To $1.4 Billion

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority has approved a $1.4 billion budget for the new Atlanta Falcons stadium. The congress center's board of governors approved the budget after a presentation on Tuesday. The cost was previously expected to be roughly $1.2 billion.

Why Delta Supports President Obama's Executive Order On Immigration

Atlanta-based Delta Airlines is among the supporters of President Obama’s executive order on immigration. The President’s order shields about 5 million people at risk of deportation. Some will also be allowed to apply for work permits.
Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines Backs Executive Order On Immigration

Delta airlines supports President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Last week, the President announced an executive order to shield about 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation.
Port truck

Port Profiles: Truck Driver Hauls Savannah's Cargo

The Port of Savannah is about to get bigger, to make room for bigger ships. That will mean more containers full of cargo coming in and out of the port. Those containers reach their destinations by rail – and by trucks. As many as 2000 drivers service the Port of Savannah, by some estimates.