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Georgia's Leading Role In Reality TV

It’s no secret that a lot of reality TV shows are filmed right here in Georgia. Thom Beers, the brains behind action-packed programs including Deadliest Catch and Monster Garage, got his start in Atlanta working for Ted Turner.

Goodwill Hosts Ten Job Fairs In Coastal Region

Goodwill of the Coastal Empire will host 10 job fairs this week to connect residents with job opportunities and training services in the region. The first is Tuesday in Jesup, with others to follow throughout the region.

Savannah Carriage Companies 'Upgrading' Policies After Runaway Horse Incident

Carriage company owners in Savannah say they’re taking steps to better prepare their drivers for emergencies, after a runaway horse tore through downtown traffic last week while carrying several passengers.

Georgia Ports Authority Touts Wetlands Creation On Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, the Georgia Ports Authority is highlighting a new wetland area constructed for stormwater treatment. The 14 acres of man-made wetlands lie between the storage and dock facilities and a container transfer facility at GPA’s Garden City Terminal.

Vidalias: The Conversation Around Georgia's Sweetest Onion Turns Sour

Vidalia onion growers can legally pack and ship onions this week. But so far the state’s agriculture commissioner doesn’t appear to be doing anything to punish a Georgia grower who admits to packing ahead of that date.

The Atlanta Beltline: Transforming Atlanta's Urban Culture

"Mommy says nobody walks the streets of downtown Atlanta anymore. You’re either riding in a car, or walking across a bridge between the buildings and the sky.”

WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

Some career advisers say a personal website chronicling your work is better—and more dynamic—than a resume nowadays.

Wait 6 Days To Pack Onions? Not If This Vidalia Farmer Can Help It

The state’s largest Vidalia onion grower is awaiting word Tuesday on whether he can harvest and ship onions without facing state fines. Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in Glennville says much of his crop is ready and he’s packing this week.

Wait 6 Days To Harvest Onions? Not If This Vidalia Farmer Can Help It

The state’s largest Vidalia onion grower is awaiting word Tuesday on whether he can harvest and ship onions without facing state fines. Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in Glennville says much of his crop is ready and he’s packing this week.

Wait 6 Days To Harvest Onions? Not If This Vidalia Farmer Can Help It

UPDATE (Wednesday 5:06 p.m.): A prominent Vidalia onion farmer says he's packing and shipping onions Wednesday, regardless of what Georgia's agriculture commissioner may say.

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