Georgia retailers are fighting to bring back the sales tax holiday this year. The lobbying effort comes despite state lawmakers’ reluctance, and the Tax Reform Council’s recommendation, to not bring it back.
Despite hopes a new car plant just over the Tennessee border would bring jobs to Georgia, that apparently hasn’t happened.
People in North Georgia thought Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant would bring jobs to the area, according to Dalton’s Daily Citizen.
A rift is widening on the Savannah River over the proposed Savannah harbor deepening.
South Carolina officials worry, the planned harbor deepening could hold back development of a proposed port in Jasper County.