POLITICS

Biden backs Abrams in closely-watched Georgia race

Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Stacey Abrams Wednesday in her bid to become Georgia’s first Democratic governor in 15 years and the nation’s first-ever black female state executive.

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Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice

06/21/2018 Booking Report for Bulloch County

06/21/2018 Booking Report for Bulloch County Booking reports are details of arrests only. All persons below are considered to be innocent until proven otherwise in...

Auditor: Claxton Gets a ‘C’ on Financial Audit, Revenues Still Exceeding Expenditures

The Claxton City Council heard details of their FY 2017 financial audit at Monday’s council meeting and while the letter grade has improved from two years ago - a ‘D’ - the auditor says there is still work to be done.

BUSINESS

Glass company: People drink less beer, more of it in cans

An Ohio-based glass company says it’s closing a Georgia bottle factory — and part of the reason is that people are drinking less beer, and buying more of it in cans.

Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers.

Georgia Ports See Busiest May for Total Tons, Teus

Last month was GPA’s busiest May ever and the second busiest month in the Port of Savannah’s history,

NATIONAL

Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company.