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ATLANTA - The Georgia Ports Authority Monday reported modest growth for 2020 despite the economic slowdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.The Port of Savannah moved more than 4.68 million … more
ATLANTA - Some Georgia employers are having a hard time filling job openings because generous unemployment benefits are encouraging them to stay home, state Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler said … more
ATLANTA - The unusual nature of the current pandemic-driven recession has put Georgia in a stronger economic position than could have been expected otherwise, the state’s chief economist said … more
ATLANTA - First-time unemployment claims in Georgia increased by 5,581 last week to 37,039, reflecting a national trend, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.As a result, the state agency … more
March 18, 2020Our office will be following the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America as well as Governor Kemp’s Guidelines to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and our … more
ATLANTA - The Small Business Development Center at the University of Georgia will offer free online seminars next week to update business owners on the $900 billion coronavirus relief package … more
Submitted by Food City   ABINGDON, VA – Ashley Findley of Chatsworth has been recognized by Food City  for “outstanding volunteerism among their associates through their … more
ATLANTA - Georgia tax collections rose in November for the second consecutive month, the state Department of Revenue reported Tuesday.The state brought in nearly $1.96 billion last month, an increase … more
ATLANTA - Georgia is going to need $135 billion to $150 billion during the next 30 years to keep up with the demand for freight capacity of a fast-growing state, a logistics industry executive said … more
ATLANTA – — The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced its International Trade division’s 2020 GLOBE Award recipients. This state-led awards program … more
 By Dave Williams, Bureau Chief, Capitol Beat News Service  more
ATLANTA – Illya S. Copeland, former Executive Director, Murray County Industrial Development Authority, was made an Honorary Life Member (posthumously) by the Georgia Economic Developers … more
ATLANTA - The Port of Savannah set a record for containerized cargo volume in October, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported Monday.The nation’s busiest export hub handled an all-time high … more
ATLANTA – Attorney General Chris Carr this week announced that the office’s Consumer Protection Division has launched a revamped website at www.consumer.ga.gov.“The improvements we … more
ATLANTA - Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) and telecom providers remain far apart on how to expand broadband connectivity in rural Georgia with time growing short for the state … more
ATLANTA – Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers and businesses that scammers are exploiting the fact that utilities are essential services to con people out of their money. … more
ATLANTA - First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell significantly last week, continuing a downward trend that has helped the state Department of Labor catch up with a backlog of claims.Initial … more
Students from Dalton State College have been quizzing merchants and other people in the community about what kind of businesses they would like to see in downtown Chatsworth.The students, from the … more
ATLANTA - Georgia Power Chairman, President and CEO Paul Bowers will retire next April after more than a decade leading the Atlanta-based utility, the company announced Thursday.Bowers’ … more
      ABINGDON – The Council for Exceptional Children Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) recently presented Food City with their Employer of the Year … more
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