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Georgia lawsuit targets payday lenders

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has filed a lawsuit aimed at forcing two payday lenders to stop doing business in the Peach State. Atlanta Business Chronicle.…

Study: Online sales taxes would boost economies in Georgia and Florida

ATLANTA | Retailers across Georgia and in neighboring states are hopeful that a report issued by a well-known conservative economist will bring needed support in Congress for legislation to tax…

Wade Lee, 63

Wade Lee, 63

James Wade Lee, 63, of Hoboken died Sunday morning at Mayo Clinic Health Systems of Waycross after a short illness.…

Officers search for bank robbery suspect near Glynn Place Mall

Officers search for bank robbery suspect near Glynn Place Mall

Glynn County police and other officers were searching the area around Glynn Place Mall Monday afternoon for a suspect in the 2:20 p.m. robbery of The Heritage Bank. jacksonville.com.…

Threat of strike hurt business at Georgia port last year, officials say

Cargo traffic at Savannah’s busy seaport fell just shy of a milestone 3 million containers for a third straight year, according to performance numbers released Monday by port officials, who…

Clinch County woman first victim of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in state

A 70-year-old Clinch County woman who was hospitalized in June is Georgia’s first and the nation’s third reported victim of Eastern Equine Encephalitis this year, the Southeast Health District reported.…

Currie quits in protest of DA appointment

Currie quits in protest of DA appointment

George Barnhill, right, was recommended by resigning DA Rck Currie to take over the DA post, but the governor chose someone else with less experience — a lot less, according…

Metro Brunswick unemployment rate rises to 10.3 percent in June

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Brunswick’s unemployment rate increased to 10.3 percent in June, up seven-tenths of a percentage point from 9.6 percent in…

Waffle House patron opens fire on would-be robber, wounding him

UNION CITY  — Authorities say a customer at a Waffle House outside Atlanta shot and wounded a suspect who was trying to rob the restaurant. via Daily Reporter.…