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Home Depot Data Breach Costs Credit Unions

Credit unions are taking the brunt of fiscal problems caused by the data breach at the Cobb County-based Home Depot back in September.
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Virgin Atlantic Lands In Atlanta

Starting this weekend, passengers at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport will have another option for traveling to Europe. Virgin Atlantic will offer nonstop service to London’s Heathrow Airport.

"Pecan Scab" An Expensive Headache For Georgia Farmers

It’s harvest time at pecan orchards in southwest Georgia. We’re the nation’s leading pecan producing state, but farmers are dealing with a serious threat to their crops. It’s a fungus called Pecan Scab. Pecan Scab. The fungus is worse this year, due to an unseasonably wet spring.

Making Real The Promise Of The Digital Economy

Most people agree that technology has reshaped the economy. But how can you make practical use of digital tools and approaches? That is what the Middle Georgia Digital Economy Summit aims to answer.
Developer Ben Carter. Courtesy The Wilbert Group.

Developer Ben Carter Gives Interview, Doesn’t Like What We Asked

Editor’s Note: Last week, a publicist for Atlanta developer Ben Carter offered an interview and tour of Broughton Street to GPB Savannah.

Georgia's Unemployment Rate Dips To 7.9 Percent

State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent. That's down from 8.1 percent in August. The Georgia Department of Labor announced the new seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September early Thursday morning.
Eugene Talmidge Bridge Savannah River.

Two-Way: Georgia Ports Authority Chief Discusses Savannah Harbor Expansion

The head of the Georgia Ports Authority announced double–digit growth in the total weight of freight moved at the Port of Brunswick Tuesday. The increase includes a record number of auto and machinery units moved compared to last year.

Can Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Breathe Life Into Georgia Downtowns?

On a Friday night in Macon, people dropped by the atrium of the downtown Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, ready to share their ideas on how to revive the city's urban core.

Hartsfield-Jackson Still Rules The Air For Atlanta-Area Fliers, But Others Trying To Create Alternative

Chicago has two. So does Washington, Houston, Dallas and Miami. New York has three big ones, and several smaller ones. But why is Atlanta the only top 10 US Metro area with one passenger airport?

Macon Voices Describe Blight

The Telegraph newspaper and GPB will take a close look at blight in Macon. The newsrooms selected this topic after interviews with those in the community.