The July rate was up half a percentage point from 7.5 percent in June.
Financial turmoil shows no signs of fading
Hospitals across the state and nation are being squeezed by several major factors, including lower reimbursements from insurers, fewer inpatient visits, and more pressure to update their technology, including information technology, said Tom Sims, a health care consultant with Stroudwater Associates.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed legislation that will extend the statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday and ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliance tax-free holiday weekends for an additional two years.
Chick-fil-A is introducing a new lineup of grilled chicken entrees that will give the chain a more nutritious and expansive menu.
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced a 7.3 percent unemployment rate for January, continuing a seven-month drop in the rate.
Georgia moves up in Census rankings of imports and exports in 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday.
J. Mack Robinson’s business ventures included car sales, insurance, banking and fashion industries, died late Friday night. He was 90.
Officials announced the state’s most recent fiscal year saw a 10 percent increase in job growth.
After $300 million in collections over two decades, the toll will end along Ga. 400.
Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate increased by seven-tenths of a percentage point between May and June, which officials attribute to a loss in education jobs over the summer and new graduates entering the workforce.
The Coca-Cola Foundation on Friday presented Albany State University President Everette Freeman with a $50,000 check to be split among four ASU students as First Generation Scholarships.
COVINGTON -- The Covington Downtown Development Authority has given its blessing to the initial project assessment for the proposed Mystic Grill restaurant.
The Mystic Grill, the fictional cafe where characters in "The Vampire Diaries" gather, will soon be a real restaurant.
The struggling U.S. Postal Service is reporting a record annual loss of $15.9 billion.
Oil giant BP has agreed to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history, totaling billions of dollars, for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday.
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