A new report says Georgia’s historic drought of 2008 took a disastrous toll on the economy of Lake Lanier north of Atlanta.
The non-profit 1071 Coalition” spent $180,000 on the independent study to provide hard data on Lake Lanier’s economic importance to North Georgia.
State officials marked the official start of construction on the centerpiece of Jekyll Island's multi-year revitalization project.
The Jekyll Island Convention center will cost the state about $50 million.
Officials at Mitsubishi Power Systems have approved the third and final phase of a gas turbine manufacturing plant near Savannah.
The company's board on Monday announced the last stage of the facility, which should be completed by 2012.