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.
Georgia’s unemployment rate is up again. The 10.2 percent mark for December is a two-tenths of a point rise over the previous month.
For more than three years, the state’s jobless rate has topped the national rate, which is currently at 9.4.
The state’s first bank failure of the new year came over the weekend.
Georgia’s Department of Banking and Finance closed Brunswick’s Oglethorpe Bank late Friday. Deposits and assets were acquired by Bank of the Ozarks, a Little Rock, Arkansas-based institution.
The snow has kept much of the Northern half of the state paralyzed. Businesses are now weathering this second blast of winter.
For this local Atlanta grocery store that has stayed open, business is better than ever. Chris Hutchens is the manager.