Business community backs Brian Kemp’s reelection bid

Georgia’s leading business organization endorsed Gov. Brian Kemp Monday for reelection next year. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce cited the Republican governor’s emphasis on economic issues during his first term in office. “Governor Kemp has made economic growth a priority in Georgia,”

Shop local by buying from these UGA alums

With supply chain issues affecting businesses worldwide, a great solution for consumers is to shop local when gift hunting this holiday season.  Consider supporting the endeavors and small businesses of College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) alumni — and forgo the

Shoppers return to in-person holiday shopping this year

Retailers throughout Georgia can expect to see a 15% increase in foot traffic this year, according to the National Retail Federation, as shoppers return to stores for holiday shopping this year after pandemic concerns kept many away last year. Nearly 2 million

Holcomb Woods in Roswell is under new ownership

ROSWELL — Dilweg, a leading Southeast real estate investment firm, today announces the purchase of Holcomb Woods, a single story office park in Roswell. The park is made up of four one-story buildings, which consists of approximately 244,000 square feet of office

Will the backlog at the Port of Savannah be a holiday Scrooge?

The backlog of ships and cargo in the Port of Savannah remains high due to a shortage of truck drivers, equipment and warehouse workers. Lee Beckman, manager of governmental affairs for the Georgia Ports Authority, painted a dim picture of the situation

Georgians are hitting the roads again

With the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Georgia steadily declining, more and more Georgians are driving and traveling. That encouraging trend is showing up in monthly tax collections reported by the state Department of Transportation. The DOT collected $174 million

Georgia Congresswoman backs bill to improve supply chains

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux and two House colleagues introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday aimed at improving the flow of goods and materials through supply chains. The bill would create a federal Office of Supply Chain Resiliency and Crisis Response within the Department of

UGA and Clemson: Football rivals, but peach partners

Georgia and South Carolina share a border, a passion for football and pride in their peaches. With the University of Georgia and Clemson University campuses separated by a mere 70 miles, the Bulldogs and Tigers began fighting it out on the football

Spectrum is hiring sales representatives for $20 an hour in Duluth

DULUTH — Spectrum today announced it is hiring more than 20 sales representatives for positions in Duluth. Sales representatives work doing door-to-door sales of Spectrum Internet, Spectrum TV, Spectrum Mobile and Spectrum Voice to new customers. The roles offer unlimited earning potential, including a base

Georgia’s ports are setting records

The beginning of a new fiscal year meant more records at Georgia’s two coastal ports. The Port of Savannah handled 450,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo last month, an increase of 25% over July of last year, the Georgia Ports

Job Creator: Delta to hire more than 2,000 people in Atlanta area

(The Center Square) – Georgia’s largest private employer has announced the hiring of more than 2,000 employees since January, bolstering the state’s pandemic recovery. Delta Air Lines announced the hiring of 2,216 people this week, adding to the nearly 30,000 employees who

These are the six companies that can grow marijuana in Georgia

The state commission in charge of Georgia’s medical marijuana program has announced its intent to award six licenses to companies to grow the leaf crop and convert it into low-THC cannabis oil. Two so-called “Class 1” licenses will allow the licensees to

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