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Music Hall Board Needs More Time

The Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority will take more time to decide on the new location for the museum. The board rejected a proposal for the museum to stay in Macon.

Southern Company Reports Earnings

Industrial production and weather help earnings. Even though revenue's rose, profits fell. Company expects strong 2011.

State Among Worst in Nation for Construction Job Losses

Georgia lost 11,800 construction jobs in 2010, 7.5 percent of the construction workforce. The rate of job losses is the fifth-highest in the nation.

More Hurdles For Harbor Deepening

The public comment period on the Savannah harbor deepening project ends Tuesday. The half-billion-dollar project is one of the state's highest political priorities. The comment period has been a ping-pong table for environmental groups and business interests.

Retailers Want Sales Tax Holiday

Georgia retailers are fighting to bring back the sales tax holiday this year. The lobbying effort comes despite state lawmakers’ reluctance, and the Tax Reform Council’s recommendation, to not bring it back.

Court Rules On Soldier’s Hospital Bill

The Georgia Supreme Court says MCG Health has no claim to a $50,000 settlement awarded to an Augusta soldier who was injured in a car accident. The decision could affect the way hospitals in Georgia are able to collect on bills.

Hope Dwindles for Car Jobs

Despite hopes a new car plant just over the Tennessee border would bring jobs to Georgia, that apparently hasn’t happened.

McDonough Bank Is State’s 2nd In 2011

Georgia leads the nation in bank failures with its second bank closing this year in McDonough.

Economic Development Agency Hires Marketer

The state Department of Economic Development will spend more than $13 million over the next five years on a contract aimed at promoting tourism, film and global commerce. The contract with an Ohio-based marketing firm covers ad campaigns, media buys and sponsorships for the agency's three divisions.

Bids, Again, For Music Hall Of Fame

GMHF Authority Board wants more details on proposals. Four cities are trying to house the Music Hall of Fame. Lawmakers will ultimately decide where the museum will be.

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