Atlanta-based Vision Airlines has scrapped plans to fly out of Macon. The carrier is blaming poor ticket sales.
Vision planned to fly between Macon and Destin, Florida. The company chose the route because of the number of people from Middle Georgia who vacation in Destin.
The Georgia House has adopted a resolution supporting the deepening of the Port in Savannah as well, as one across the state line in South Carolina.
The House endorsed the measure 167-3 on Tuesday. It already passed the Senate.
An official with the US Army Corp of Engineers says, it now will be at least 2016 before the Savannah harbor deepening project can be completed.
And the Corp's Savannah District Commander, Colonel Jeff Hall says, that's "if" final approval and funding come next year.
Under pressure from investors the Southern Company has agreed to share environmental impact information about water use at power plants. Requests for environmental impact data are up 50-percent this year.
The nation’s second-largest airline says it will lose between $250 million to $400 million this year due to the crisis in Japan. Due to that and higher fuel costs, Delta is again scaling-back its flight schedules.
There’s hope a funding plan might soon be in-place to keep a network of weather monitoring stations running across Georgia. It involves bringing all interested parties together to pay their fair share.