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HoneyBaked Ham Hiring 620

Georgia-based HoneyBaked, which is known for its hams and turkeys, is adding 620 jobs to its metro Atlanta stores for the holiday season.

S.C. Attorney General Joins Port Fight

South Carolina's attorney general has agreed to represent the Savannah River Maritime Commission in its opposition to Georgia's plans to dredge the river channel shared with South Carolina.

Immigration Law Hurts Restaurants, Farms

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.

LaHood Pushes Savannah Port Project

President Obama's top transportation official is throwing his weight behind Georgia's effort to get more than $400 million federal dollars to deepen Savannah's harbor.

Mining Company Eyes SE Ga.

An official with a mining company says it's exploring in southeast Georgia's Brantley and Charlton counties for the mineral zircon and could eventually turn its attention to Glynn County.

Isakson Targeting 'Mini Unions'

Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson is trying to undo a National Labor Relations Board decision allowing unions to organize just a handful of workers at a business.

Cell Phone Fee Goes Local

Georgia counties will soon get more money to pay for 911 services. Staring in January the funds will no longer go to help the state meet its budget.

WORKING: Stress And Your Kids

Can your kids catch your stress? Research suggest yes, actually, even if you try to hide it. Our resident workplace and career guru Brandon Smith explains how kids can pick up on our subtle signs of stress.

Georgia Lags In Energy Efficiency Programs

A new report shows there are big gaps in energy efficiency programs that utility companies are providing for customers.The Southeast trails the rest of the nation.

Iconic Music Venue Sold

Concert producer Alex Cooley is buying the popular music venue Eddie's Attic in downtown Decatur. The listening room founded by Eddie Owen in the 1990s has over the years provided early opportunities for such successful performers as the Indigo Girls, Sean Mullins and Sugarland.