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State Sets Vidalia Onion Ship Date Set for 2019 Season

It's that time again. The Georgia Department of Agriculture has decided when Vidalia Onions can be packed up and shipped out!

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Issues Voluntary Recall of Nearly 900,000 Vehicles in the United States

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has agreed to voluntarily recall of 862,520 vehicles in the United States.

Health care executives in Georgia sentenced to prison for fraud

In total, Primera Medical Group submitted more than 4,500 fraudulent claims using the NPI numbers of unknowing doctors.  These claims sought more than $8.5 million in insurance payments.

Kroger Commits to Georgia Dairy Farmers as part of Milk Makes Amazing Campaign

The Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Georgia Grown program is partnering with over 168 Kroger stores across the state as part of the “Milk Makes Amazing” promotion.

Georgia Sets Trade Record

“Trade is a vital part of our state’s economy, and it is exciting to see Georgia products in such high demand across the globe. I thank Governor Perdue and Governor Deal for prioritizing Georgia's success on the international stage and their commitment to expanding our state's trade industry," stated Governor Kemp.

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Battery Manufacturer For Lead and Other Safety Hazards;...

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited U.S. Battery Manufacturing Co. for exposing employees to lead, unguarded machinery, and other safety hazards at its facility in Augusta, Georgia. The company faces penalties of $115,594.

FDIC-Insured Institutions Report Net Income of $59.1 Billion in Fourth Quarter 2018

"The banking industry continued to report strong results," McWilliams said. "Growth in net income was attributable to higher net operating revenue and a lower effective tax rate. Loan balances expanded, net interest margins improved, and the number of ‘problem banks’ continued to decline. Community banks also had a strong quarter, with annual loan growth and a net interest margin that exceeded the overall industry."

Georgia Forestry Had Economic Impact of $21.3 billion in 2017

According to a new report, in 2017, increases were recorded in the number of jobs, net state revenue, and output – the total revenue generated by the industry.

DOT Fines Delta Air Lines and American Airlines for Violating Tarmac Delay Rule

Under DOT rules, airlines operating aircraft with 30 or more passenger seats are prohibited from allowing their domestic flights to remain on the tarmac for more than three hours at U.S. airports

First Kia Telluride Crosses Brunswick Docks

Big news for Georgia Ports and business.