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News and opinion on local businesses and economics.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
Zombies, Car Chases Generate $5.1 Billion for GA Film Industry

Zombies, Car Chases Generate $5.1 Billion for GA Film Industry

Georgia film and TV productions include “The Walking Dead,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2,” and more.
Starbucks Expects to Raise Prices Tuesday

Starbucks Expects to Raise Prices Tuesday

Certain drinks will cost customers 5 to 20 cents more.
New Atlanta Alliance Focused on Airport's Economic Potential

New Atlanta Alliance Focused on Airport's Economic Potential

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport serves some 250,000 passengers and moves almost 2,000 metric tons of freight each day.
New Delivery Platform to Contract Hundreds of ATL Drivers

New Delivery Platform to Contract Hundreds of ATL Drivers

Midtown company plans to hire numerous delivery drivers in the Atlanta area over the next six months.
Reports: Ted Turner in Argentine Hospital for Appendicitis

Reports: Ted Turner in Argentine Hospital for Appendicitis

CNN founder and Georgia philanthropist Ted Turner is reportedly being treated for appendicitis in a South American hospital.
City of Atlanta Announces Supplier Vendor Expo

City of Atlanta Announces Supplier Vendor Expo

The Department of Procurement will host event to help suppliers learn more about the procurement process.
Google Looking at Atlanta for Super-Fast Internet

Google Looking at Atlanta for Super-Fast Internet

City one of 34 across the country that the Silicon Valley giant is looking to bring its new, ultra-fast, fiber optic Internet service.
Georgia Job Openings: Macy's, Ranstad, TA/Petro and More

Georgia Job Openings: Macy's, Ranstad, TA/Petro and More

Diesel mechanic, Windows engineer, medical office assistant, technical support worker and more. Find employers now hiring on the Patch jobs board.
Metro Atlanta’s Jobless Rate at Lowest Point in How Long?

Metro Atlanta’s Jobless Rate at Lowest Point in How Long?

Despite drop in December, both Georgia and metro Atlanta still trail the national unemployment rate.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Who's Hiring: 5 Local Government Jobs Hiring Now

Who's Hiring: 5 Local Government Jobs Hiring Now

Whether you want to work at the airport or downtown, here are 5 good City of Atlanta jobs.
Young IT Company Can Get a $50K Boost

Young IT Company Can Get a $50K Boost

The annual TAG Business Launch Competition will offer a total of $400,000 in total prize packages, including strategic business services for the winner.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
Georgia’s Jobless Rate Dips to 7.4 Percent in December

Georgia’s Jobless Rate Dips to 7.4 Percent in December

The rate was 8.7 percent in December a year ago.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.