Law officers in Peach County say they're cracking down on pecan thieves, which have been on the rise now that harvesting is in full swing.
Peach County Sheriff Terry Deese tells The Macon Telegraph that most of the suspects are gathering large amounts of pecans to sell.
State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 10.2 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from September.
The Georgia Department of Labor said in a statement Thursday that the state added 26,500 jobs.
Business leaders told state Democrats at a hearing Tuesday that the state’s immigration law is still harming Georgia’s farms and companies.
Under the law, many firms have to use the federal E-Verify immigration check system to screen workers.