ATLANTA (AP) — Haverty Furniture Cos. said Thursday that improving customer confidence and newly refurbished stores helped boost its first-quarter sales by 5.7 percent at stores open at least a year.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Carmike Cinemas Inc. said Thursday that it expects its first-quarter revenue from ticket sales rose more than 30 percent on a healthy rise in attendance.
Crude oil almost $110 a barrel
Rising gas prices threaten the worldwide economic recovery, but that prices are expected to keep rising into spring and summer. Ongoing strains with Iran keep heightening fears of another war in the Middle East, driving oil prices to almost $110 a barrel, and increasing gas prices in the U.S.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in December.
Southwest Airlines continues to evolve as it prepares for flight services at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
MARIETTA -- The final F-22 Raptor fighter jet is scheduled to roll off the assembly line at a Lockheed Martin plant in Marietta on Tuesday.. Reports say that the jet will be the last of 187 F-22s produced for the U.S. Air Force, completing its operational fleet.. The
MARIETTA -- Cobb County sheriff's officials say a Lithia Springs man is accused of posing as an attorney and even appearing in court on behalf of clients even though they say he doesn't have a license to practice law.. Authorities say that 51-year-old Glover Carl Lewis was arrested
An energy developer will drop its plans to build a coal-fired power plant in Georgia as part of an agreement ending a lawsuit that environmentalists filed targeting one of the company's power plants in Texas, officials said Monday.
The Coca-Cola Co. has made its secret formula the centerpiece of a new exhibit at its corporate museum, ditching the confines of the bank vault where the list of ingredients had been stored since 1925.
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. said on Wednesday that it has closed a five-year, $800 million credit agreement to replace a smaller credit pact that had been scheduled to mature next November.
Company officials say a new $15 million plant is expected to bring 80 to 100 jobs to south Augusta.
The state of Vermont threw its support Monday behind a folk artist whose T-shirt business is being threatened by the nation's second largest chicken restaurant chain because of his use of the phrase "eat more kale."
A judge's order will allow a Savannah businessman to continue advertising discounted gas prices on signs outside his service stations while he fights the state's efforts to restrict the practice.
Strong support around Georgia in favor of Sunday alcohol sales is energizing some advocates who say the political climate in the state could finally be ripe to expand gambling interests as governments search for fresh revenue sources.
Google's next frontier in digital mapping will span the world's shopping malls and airports.
- Legendary golfers draw fans to Greater Gwinnett Championship
- Lawrenceville firm names interim creative director
- Daily Post starts e-Edition
- Fifth Third Bank and the G-Braves team up to Strike Out Hunger
- Lake Lanier Islands Resort is designated pet-friendly
- Renovated Buford restaurant giving away free meals Friday
- Executive Women's Day helps females advance in the workplace
- Snellville business makes, sells fresh mozzarella cheese
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: GOP hosts debate for school superintendent candidates
- Groundbreaking held for The Views development at Coolray Field
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Hannity endorses Kingston in Senate race
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Sarah Palin endorses Karen Handel in Senate race
- Judge awards attorney's fees to Sen. Don Balfour
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Beaudreau says Balfour's attorney's fees should come from campaign
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Senate candidates to debate in Gainesville this weekend
- GRTA director Jannine Miller resigns
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Dacula Day to be held Tuesday at Capitol
- Gov. Deal extends state of emergency through Sunday, urges continued caution
- POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Storm response makes waves in governor’s race
- Gov. Deal discusses state response to snow
- Deal extends tax-free holiday weekends
- State School Superintendent: Republican candidates
- Report: Georgia shines in Common Core implementation
- DeKalb watchdog Nancy Jester mounts school superintendent campaign
- 4 GCPS schools named Schools of Excellence
- $9.9M of state education grant could be in jeopardy
- GGC to ship textbooks to Tanzania
- Coca-Cola gives Albany State $50,000 scholarships grant 1 comment
- Initiative prepares students for 'global marketplace'
- Book tells of life at UGA through student newspaper