West Georgia's Talbot County is the latest poor, rural county to rank as the state's "unhealthiest." The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute have put out nation-wide, county-by-county health rankings for the past three years.
A Danish-based supermarket chain is closing 29 Georgia Food Lion stores. The decision means about 1,000 people will lose their jobs. Savannah officials worked for years to bring one store to a blighted corridor.