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Thursday, September 21, 2017

An odd trend in wheat country: not much wheat

An odd thing has happened in wheat country — a lot of farmers aren’t planting wheat. Thanks to a global grain glut that has caused prices and profits to plunge, this year farmers planted the fewest acres of wheat since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began keeping records nearly a century ago.

Hudgens Directs Insurers to Exercise Leniency Regarding Premium Payments

Insurers that have or will process lawful cancellation or nonrenewal notices during the time in which Georgia is in a State of Emergency are encouraged to ensure that policyholders impacted by legal adverse underwriting decisions have sufficient time to address their insurance needs.

Bitcoin … the way to the future or path to financial...

Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week, with a flurry of rumors that China will shut down exchanges and the head of a major U.S bank calling bitcoin a “fraud.”

Georgia Southern College of Business launches mobile app

The College has officially launched its GS Business application, which provides relevant, up-to-date information for prospective and current students, parents, alumni, faculty and staff.

Child care choices limited for those working outside 9-to-5

The National Survey of Early Care and Education said in a 2015 report that just 2 percent of the child care centers it surveyed offer child care in the evening. Six percent provide overnight care and 3 percent have weekend hours.

Hospitals in Georgia partner for specialized surgeries

Two hospitals in Georgia are collaborating for a clinical partnership to specialize in surgeries.

Key Equifax executives departing after huge data breach

The top security official has roots in Georgia and will soon retire.

Equifax victims may face another hassle in buying an iPhone

Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones that can cost more than $1,000.

Georgia’s Attorney General tells 5 million Georgians to freeze credit

Georgia Attorney General, Chris Carr, says 5 million Georgians had their data compromised in the Equifax data breach.

IRMA brings tax relief to Georgians – state extends deadlines

Georgia Department of Revenue gives tax relief Georgians impacted by IRMA.

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