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Friday, July 21, 2017

Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump’s criticism

More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers were being laid off Thursday from the company’s Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Panel approves bill to boost testing of self-driving cars

legislation has been approved to allow automakers to increase the testing of self-driving cars on U.S. roads.

Local business seeks help from community during hardship

Dirt Road Organics provides clean and healthy food options in Georgia’s “food deserts” and encourages consumers to buy LOCAL from their area farmers. DRO now services 1,600 members and provides both pick-up locations and delivery services. They are the epitome of a small business.

Ready-to-cook meals from Amazon in bid to expand groceries

WOULD YOU BUY?? Amazon-branded meal kits come with raw ingredients needed to prepare such meals as chicken tikka masala and falafel patties.

Netflix still piling up viewers — and big programming bills

Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but the online video service still faces a long-term problem: Its acclaimed programming line-up is costing far more money than what subscribers pay for it.

Georgia Jury: Railroad to pay $3.9M for train death of film...

A railroad owner must pay $3.9 million to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad trestle in 2014, a jury decided Monday in civil verdict that found the company shared in the blame for the deadly freight train collision even though the film crew was trespassing.

NeSmith Chevrolet Gets New General Manager

Fresh faces are lighting up the scene at NeSmith Chevrolet in Hagan as the dealership celebrates its 43rd year. Statesboro native Cole Hendrix has taken...

Delta tells Ann Coulter her insults are ‘unacceptable

Ann Coulter is sparring with Delta on social media...over $30. But Delta is ticked about her insults regarding their employees.

70-year-old Army veteran fired for confronting shoplifters

A 70-year-old Army veteran has been fired from a Home Depot after trying to stop suspected shoplifters from taking thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise.

Georgia veterans office closing for a week for training

SPREAD THE WORD: ALL veterans field offices will be closed this week.
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