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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Just 20 cities are left standing in the competition for Amazon’s second headquarters and the 50,000 jobs it will bring. One of those cities is in Georgia.

Georgia antique shop owner: Women stole ‘piece of Christianity’

The owner of a Georgia antique shop says two women stole a 14-karat gold rosary from him and that the theft is recorded on surveillance cameras.

Coke aims to recycle a bottle for each it sells by...

Coca-Cola announced long-term recycling goals Friday, including attempting to recycle a bottle or can for every beverage it sells by 2030.

Facebook to emphasize ‘trustworthy’ news via user surveys

Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys.

Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you...

Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself.

2017 a banner year for Georgia job growth

2017 was a banner year for job creation, employment and workforce gains in Georgia.

Georgia city on Amazon’s shortlist for headquarters

Georgia city on the shortlist of 20 cities to land new Amazon Headquarters - 50,000 jobs possible.

Bank of America 4Q profits fall by 48 percent due to...

Bank of America said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profits fell by nearly half from a year ago, as the bank had to book $2.9 billion in charges related to the new tax law.

Chamber of Commerce wants a rise in the gas tax

Chamber of Commerce wants to increase the gas tax to fund roads.

Goldman Sachs posts $1.9 billion loss due to new tax law

Goldman Sachs posted a $1.93 billion loss in the fourth quarter as the investment bank had to record more than $4 billion in charges related to the new tax law. It was the bank’s first quarterly loss in more than six years.