US oil prices top $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014

U.S. oil prices crashed through the $70-a-barrel mark on Monday for the first time since late 2014, foreshadowing costlier gasoline and consumer goods. It’s not...

Lobster prices high, but dropping as summer approaches

Lobster prices are high in the U.S. right now, but members of the industry expect them to come down soon as the Canadian catch...

In Georgia, small business lending is at an all-time high

Lending for small businesses is at an all-time high in Georgia. A recent report released by the Georgia Small Business Administration shows that $1.41 billion...

Warren Buffett deflects questions about a successor

Billionaire Warren Buffett deflected questions about his eventual successor at Berkshire Hathaway on Saturday, and encouraged the thousands of people at his annual meeting to focus more on big picture investing principles than day-to-day events.

US adds a modest 164,000 jobs; unemployment down to 3.9 pct.

U.S. employers stepped up hiring modestly in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, evidence of the economy’s resilience amid the recent...

Kemp Says Georgia Breaks All-Time Record for Business Registrations for 3rd Straight Year

For the third straight year, Georgia broke the all-time record for total business registrations filed during annual registration season running January 1 to April...

2nd-longest US expansion on record keeps churning out jobs

The U.S. economy has delivered steady if only modest gains for most Americans since the Great Recession ended in 2009. It’s been a frustration...

2nd hidden camera found in Georgia Starbucks bathroom

Police say a second hidden camera has been found in a bathroom at a Starbucks in suburban Atlanta, weeks after the first camera was...

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

Could robots replace low skilled labor?

Deal touts 1,495 new jobs in Georgia in April

Since April 1, Gov. Nathan Deal has announced more than $229 million in investment and the creation of over 1,495 new jobs in Georgia communities. April...