A Fulton County judge has ruled that state Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine disregarded application requirements when awarding small-loan licenses.
Superior Court Judge Marvin Arrington ruled that Oxendine was not requiring applicants for licenses to fill out required forms.
The cold weather is causing concerns for anyone who has freeze-sensitive plants.
But farmers are more concerned about the lack of rain.
It's rained just 18 inches since July in Toombs County, the heart of Georgia's $83 million a year Vidalia onion harvest.
Fueled by property and corporate income tax collections, Georgia's revenues climbed in November for the sixth straight month. State officials reported Monday that tax collections for the month are up 6.7 percent from the same month a year before.
While Georgia's overall economy remains stagnant, the state's film industry is booming.
Film industry officials believe that will keep them in good stead with state lawmakers who are reviewing all of Georgia's tax credits next year.
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.