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.
The job market for new college graduates appears to be reviving.
After two years of grim forecasts, employers say, they'll be hiring more new grads this year.
But the newly-graduated might have to reign in their expectations.
A Milledgeville manufacturing facility is expanding, and adding up to 300 jobs. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle the expansion is worth 36-million dollars.Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division makes parts for aircraft manufacturers like Boeing, Gulfstream and Sikorsky.
Macon's annual Cherry Blossom Festival has opened for a 10-day run that features music and a lion and tiger show.
The popular festival opened Friday, with country singer Tanya Tucker as the featured performer.
North Georgia has seen major population gains over the last decade. But parts of the region north of metro Atlanta have been playing catch-up with technology. The area's now in the middle of a big push to get plugged-in for the economic benefits.
The Georgia Department of Labor says the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month. State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the rate fell to 10.2 percent in February, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 10.3 percent in January.