The first seaport to improve its facilities following passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill could be in Savannah, a senior Biden administration official said Tuesday. President Joe Biden has yet to sign the measure, which Congress sent to Biden’s desk late last week,
The annual cost of the gifts given by the “True Love” in the song “The 12 Days of Christmas” is out, and this year the cost has dropped drastically due to the coronavirus pandemic. The cost of the items is calculated and
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp today announced that ByoPlanet International, a leading producer of electrostatic spray technology, is investing nearly $7 million in expanding its Georgia manufacturing operations, delivering 250 jobs to Athens-Clarke County. “It’s a pleasure to see ByoPlanet International continue to
Small businesses are a crucial part of the U.S. economy — more than 99% of the businesses in the country are small businesses — and their impact to local economies is just as important. A new study from SmartAsset, a New York financial
SAVANNAH — The City of Savannah is encouraging holiday shoppers to support local, small businesses by offering free parking in city-owned garages on Small Business Saturday and Tuesdays and Wednesdays in December. Parking is free from noon to 8 p.m. on Nov.
If you want a live Christmas tree this year, but don’t want to risk exposure to coronavirus, Pike Nurseries has a solution. The company is offering a Christmas tree delivery service this year. This year, Pike is delivering Christmas convenience to customers’
Black Friday this year marks the start of what could be a difficult holiday season for many Georgians. Tens of thousands of workers continue to struggle to find jobs after COVID-19 decimated retail businesses. One third of holiday shoppers are in a
ATLANTA – Atlanta-based The Home Depot has agreed to pay a $17.5 million settlement with 46 states including Georgia over a 2014 data breach The settlement, announced Tuesday, resolves a multistate investigation of a data breach involving the payment card information of
DORAVILLE — Amazon plans to open a new metro Atlanta delivery station in Doraville and has purchased property in the city for the new station. The new station will power Amazon’s last-mile delivery capabilities to speed up deliveries for customers inside and outside
The purchasing power of a dollar in Georgia is $1.08 based on the regional cost of items such as housing, groceries and services in 2018, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St. Goods and services in relatively poorer states
LOCUST GROVE — Governor Brian Kemp today announced that international e-commerce company Radial Inc. will invest $40 million in opening a new fulfillment center in Locust Grove, creating 344 full-time job opportunities and more than 1,000 seasonal opportunities in Southeast metro Atlanta.
Atlanta-based commercial flooring company Interface Inc. agreed Monday to pay a $5 million fine stemming from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into improper reporting of its quarterly earnings. An order handed down by the SEC found Interface and two former
DUNWOODY — Popular real estate company Zillow will be making its new Southeastern home in Dunwoody. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp today announced that Zillow Group, the largest portfolio of real estate brands on the web, has named the metro Atlanta area its
Georgia-based The Home Depot is opening three new warehousing facilities in DeKalb, Fulton and Henry Counties. The expansion project is estimated to bring 1,000 jobs to the metro area. “Since 1978, The Home Depot has been creating jobs and opportunities for hardworking
Georgia Power can recover $7.7 million it spent on COVID-19 safety expenses, but drew criticism over the message that it sends when it sticks customers with the tab. This week’s 3-2 vote by the Georgia Public Service Commission allows the company to
Georgia’s unemployment rate is back in the single digits, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. Unemployment in Georgia stood at 9.7% for the month of May, down 2.9% from April’s jobless rate of 12.6%. “I think we are going to continue