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Aaron's buys Progressive Finance, cuts outlook
Furniture leasing company Aaron's has agreed to buy online rent-to-own finance company Progressive Finance Holdings f...
09:00 AM, Tuesday, April 15
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Lawsuit: Georgia factory pollutes Altamaha River
An environmental group is suing a factory in southeast Georgia, accusing the company of discharging colored waste and...
01:45 PM, Monday, April 14
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Georgia judge asked to stop new Vidalia onion rule
UPDATE: One of Georgia's most prominent growers of sweet Vidalia onions asked a judge Tuesday to protect him from pos...
01:00 PM, Monday, April 14
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Deal signs law extended tax-free shopping holidays
Georgians can count on at least two more years of tax-free shopping holidays for school items and energy-efficient ap...
12:50 PM, Monday, April 14
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Starbucks moves toward new coffee facility in Georgia
The Seattle-based company currently produces its VIA product line in Europe, but it will be moving production here wh...
08:15 AM, Friday, April 11
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Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings
In the past few years, some of the biggest car rental companies have added the finest cars money can buy to their fle...
12:05 PM, Monday, April 07
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US employers add 192K jobs; rate stays at 6.7 pct.
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Fr...
10:15 AM, Friday, April 04
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Lawmakers accuse GM of possible criminal cover-up
UPDATE: Lawmakers on Capitol Hill accused General Motors of a potentially criminal cover-up of its defective ignition...
03:20 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Chick-fil-A again tops KFC as top chicken chain
Chick-fil-A widened its lead over rival KFC as the No. 1 chicken chain in the U.S. last year.
03:00 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Supreme Court could limit software patents
The issue has divided the nation's technology giants, with companies like Microsoft Corp. and IBM warning that new re...
01:45 PM, Monday, March 31
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AP IMPACT: Gov't safety agency missed Cobalt clues
For years, the U.S. government's auto safety watchdog sent form letters to worried owners of the Chevrolet Cobalt and...
10:30 AM, Friday, March 28
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Auto firm plans expansion in southwest Georgia
State officials say an automotive manufacturer plans to invest $10 million in a new headquarters in southwest Georgia...
12:45 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Investor urges against Coke's management pay
An investment fund is taking issue with Coca-Cola's pay plan for management, saying it's particularly excessive in li...
01:45 PM, Tuesday, March 25
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Home Depot groups hit 10,000 mark in homes project for vet...
UPDATE: The foundation, supported by contributions from the Atlanta company and its vendors, has handed out more than...
01:15 PM, Tuesday, March 25
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Disney to buy YouTube video producer Maker Studios
Disney said Monday that it is buying YouTube channel operator Maker Studios for $500 million as the family entertainm...
08:00 AM, Tuesday, March 25
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