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Georgia cotton losses could have a devastating financial impact

Cotton losses for Georgia could be almost $1 billion.

Deal: Korean battery manufacturer to create 2,000 plus jobs in Georgia

A Korean battery manufacturer looks to bring over 2000 jobs to a North Georgia county. 

Port of Savannah TEU Count Grows 7.5% in 2018

The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5 percent increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch to the GPA Board Tuesday.

GPA Marks Decade of Partnership with KIA

“Kia is one of our largest customers at the Port of Savannah, and a stellar example of the kind of advanced manufacturing going on across Georgia,” said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch. “At Georgia Ports, we are proud to support the positive impact Kia has on the state’s economy.”

Book & Library Services Company Expanding in Georgia

Baker & Taylor supports 6,000 public library systems, representing 90 percent of all U.S. public libraries. The company has capacity to ship over 46 million units annually out of its Commerce center.

First Confirmed Bird Flu in Chattooga County

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black released the following statement regarding a commercial poultry breeding operation in Chattooga County that tested positive for H7 avian flu....

Chattooga County Health Department to hold special one-day flu clinic Thursday, September 21

The Chattooga County Health Department, 60 Farrar Drive, Summerville, will begin offering flu immunizations at a special one-day clinic, Thursday, September 21, on a...

Georgia State Vet Issues Precautionary Measures for Georgia Poultry

In light of the outbreaks of avian influenza in Tennessee and Alabama, the Georgia State Veterinarian, Robert Cobb, has suspended all poultry events and...

OSHA issues $309K fine to Georgia peanut company

The federal government has cited a Georiga peanut company for safety and health violations and facing penalties of over $300,000. 

Seven more GA counties get disaster aid

State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said this week that workers in seven more Georgia counties may now be eligible for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance...