Features by Jim Burress
Posted In: college athletics, NCAA
NCAA Division I universities continue to spend big money for sports programs, according to a new study. Does the investment pay off?
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, FDA, health care
So half the dose should mean half the price, right?
Posted In: Housing, affordable housing, HUD
HUD cannot afford to fix its public housing, so the government wants to reclassify the properties as Section 8.
Posted In: NASA, real estate
NASA looks to find new uses for defunct space center.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, NYSE
It's another sign the global business world has become less centralized and more diffuse. The company poised to buy the New York Stock Exchange for more than $8 billion is based not in a world financial center, but in Atlanta.
Posted In: Georgia, state budgets
As Georgia confronts budget cuts, residents fights to keep the state archives funded.
Posted In: Georgia, port
In Georgia alone, 1 in 12 jobs is linked to the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. If longshoremen and port authorities can't agree on a new contract, an economic slowdown is possible.
Posted In: homeownership, Atlanta, buying a home, renting, real estate
Buying into the American Dream? Renting for life? For younger people, home ownership is less cut-and-dry than it was a generation ago.
Posted In: Atlanta, Taxes
A proposal to add a penny to Atlanta's sales tax would mean billions raised for transit projects, winning the backing of business leaders but attracting a strange mix of opponents.
Posted In: theft, hair
As the price of hair extensions rises, so does theft of those goods. Bandits have started to smash into beauty salon storefronts to steal hair.