Georgia

Pages

The South is more likely to hand out corporate subsidies

Jun 2, 2014
The Atlanta Braves' new stadium will be funded in large part by taxpayer dollars.
Posted In: Atlanta Braves, South, subsidies, tax subsidy, Georgia

Where Obamacare is shunned, insurance brokers step in

Mar 19, 2014
In states where politicians are dead set against Obamacare, private insurance agents are oh so happy to help.
Posted In: ACA, Georgia

Tobacco crop threatened by excessive rain in Kentucky, Georgia

Jul 15, 2013
Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, weather, kentucky, Georgia

Atlanta real estate: Peachy keen or sour grapes?

Mar 15, 2013
The weather is hot in Atlanta, but is the housing market?
Posted In: Housing, Atlanta, Georgia

Community banks fail over technicality: Study

Feb 19, 2013
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia

Nation's smallest Walmart to open in Atlanta

Jan 14, 2013
World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Posted In: Walmart, Georgia, Retail

Amid budget battle, Georgia archives to stay open

Oct 22, 2012
As Georgia confronts budget cuts, residents fights to keep the state archives funded.
Posted In: Georgia, state budgets

Strike at East Coast ports would affect economy

Sep 3, 2012
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: Georgia, port

40 years later, 'Deliverance' causes mixed feelings in Georgia

Aug 22, 2012
It's been 40 years since "Deliverance" was filmed in Rabun County, Ga. Tourism in the region has boomed in that time, but not everyone welcomes the attention.
Posted In: movies, Georgia, tourism

Georgia voters prep for primary, focus on economy

Mar 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states will have their say tomorrow in the Republican presidential race. Among them: Georgia, where a number of economic issues are at play in who wins the primary there.
Posted In: Georgia, republican primaries

Pages