New Amazon delivery station coming to Doraville

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

Here’s how much a dollar is worth in Georgia

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

Radial to open $40 million distribution center in Locust Grove

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 flooring company fined for inflated earnings reports

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

Zillow is moving into Dunwoody

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 Power may pass COVID-19 safety costs on to customers

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 single digits

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

Popular art studio for kids closes in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock art studio that specializes in children’s art and birthday parties is saying goodbye. Sherine Searcy, owner of Petit Artist announced the studio’s closing on Facebook. “It has taken me a while to write this letter as I believed

Will recently laid off workers be replaced by automation?

A new study by Georgia State University economists shows a strong correlation between Americans unemployed due to  coronavirus and those likely to be displaced by automation after the pandemic is over. About 75% of industries at risk from COVID-19 closely match those

Plant Vogtle lays off 20% of workforce

ATLANTA – The coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project near Augusta. Atlanta-based Southern Co. announced this week that the workforce at the $25 billion project is being cut by 20%. As of Wednesday, 42 workers

Amazon’s Newnan expansion will create 500 jobs

NEWNAN — Amazon is expanding its Georgia operations into Newnan and will bring 500 new jobs with its new fulfillment center. “I am excited to welcome yet another expansion of Amazon’s operations here in Georgia,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “Our logistics infrastructure,