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.
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.
Economic recovery is coming slowly for rural South Georgia. Many local governments there have made deep cuts in staff and services. And those communities say they're taking another hit...from tax cuts passed by state lawmakers two years ago.
More than 4,000 people paid tribute to Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy at his funeral Wednesday in Jonesboro.
Cathy died Monday at the age of 93.
Faith played a major role in his life including his decision to close Chick–fil–a on Sundays.
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