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Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Economy

IRS to lose tax collectors, do fewer audits in 2015

IRS to lose tax collectors, do fewer audits in 2015The Internal Revenue Service will lose 1,800 tax collectors through attrition and do 46,000 fewer audits this year because of congressional budget cuts to the tax agency, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told IRS employees Tuesday.
  • Economy
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Telfair rated as one of U.S.'s poorest counties

Telfair rated as one of U.S.'s poorest counties24/7 Wall St. lists Telfair County as one of the nation's poorest counties.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Money

Survey: US gas prices fall 27 cents per gallon

Survey: US gas prices fall 27 cents per gallonThe average price of regular gasoline nationwide has dropped 27 cents a gallon in the past three weeks, to $2.20.
  • Money
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Money

Macy's, JC Penney's Announce Store Closings, Layoffs

Macy's, JC Penney's Announce Store Closings, LayoffsJ.C. Penney and Macy's head into 2015 with a focus on smaller operations and fewer employees.
  • Money
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Economy

Healthy U.S. hiring should make 2014 best since 1999

Healthy U.S. hiring should make 2014 best since 1999Labor Department data is expected to confirm this morning that 2014 was a great year for hiring -- the best since 1999.
  • Economy
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Economy

2015 outlook: Americans will save $97 billion on gas

2015 outlook: Americans will save $97 billion on gasA forecast report shows the average price for a gallon of gas in 2015 will be $2.64.
  • Economy
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Money

Dow loss exceeds 300 points as oil plunges

Dow loss exceeds 300 points as oil plungesStocks fell Monday as crude oil plunged and the euro sank to a nine-year low, sending major Europe benchmarks down as much as 3.3%.
  • Money
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Money

Will stock market celebration continue in 2015?

Will stock market celebration continue in 2015?January marks a fresh start for Wall Street
  • Money
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Money

BMW raises prices for 2015

BMW raises prices for 2015BMW is taking advantage of strong sales to raise prices for 2015. But not by much.
  • Money
  • 4 weeks ago
Economy

Minimum wage to rise in 21 states this week

Minimum wage to rise in 21 states this weekThe minimum wage will rise in 21 states in 2015.
  • Economy
  • 1 month ago
Money

9 year-end tax strategies to use before Dec. 31

9 year-end tax strategies to use before Dec. 31Sure, April 15 may seem far away, but depending on your situation, there are many steps you can take before the end of the year that will help lower your tax bill.
  • Money
  • 1 month ago
Economy

Poll: 5 things to know about the economy

Poll: 5 things to know about the economyFew issues in a presidential campaign come close to being as meaningful as the economy. The latest Associated Press-GfK poll offers a look at how the public feels about this issue, which touches nearly every aspect of American life. As the 2016 candidates get set to...
  • Economy
  • 1 month ago
Money

Longer gift return policies and return fraud

Longer gift return policies and return fraudLonger gift return policies and return fraud
  • Money
  • 1 month ago
Economy

Missouri gasoline price falls below $2 per gallon

Missouri gasoline price falls below $2 per gallonMissouri is the first state in five years to have its statewide gas price average drop below $2 per gallon, according to AAA.
  • Economy
  • 1 month ago
Money

2014 Holiday shopping might be highest ever

2014 Holiday shopping might be highest everA study by the National Retail Federation predicts Christmas Shopping this year will rise 4.1 percent, to almost 617 billion dollars.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Keurig recalls 'Mini Plus' coffee makers

Keurig recalls 'Mini Plus' coffee makersKeurig is recalling some 7 million of single-serve coffee brewing machines because of reported burns.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

Dow, S&P 500 finish at all-time closing highs

Dow, S&P 500 finish at all-time closing highsThe Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.8% to 17,959.44.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Fox channel blackout on Dish continues

Fox channel blackout on Dish continuesFox News Channel and Fox Business Network fans were still blacked out for Dish Network subscribers Monday.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Economy

Falling gas prices are not good for everyone

Falling gas prices are not good for everyoneA new survey found the average cost of regular gas is at its cheapest point in more than 5.5 years
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

7 big tax changes in 2015

7 big tax changes in 2015As 2014 draws to a close, it's nearly time for the annual deluge of tax forms – including 1098's reporting mortgage interest or W-2's from employers reporting your annual wages.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Kroger planning new Macon gas station in Baconsfield

Kroger planning new Macon gas station in BaconsfieldKroger has talked with county zoning officials about putting in a gas station near its Baconsfield Shopping Center store.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Economy

Eight countries that win and lose big from oil plunge

Eight countries that win and lose big from oil plungeOil prices traded near a five-year low Tuesday, as global supply continued to outstrip demand.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

UPS hoping for a merrier Christmas in 2014

UPS hoping for a merrier Christmas in 2014This holiday season UPS insists it is ready.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Economy

Gulf markets plunge as OPEC says "no set price" for oil

Gulf markets plunge as OPEC says "no set price" for oilThe head of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Abdalla Salem el-Badri, said Sunday that OPEC has no set price target for oil, according to the Wall Street Journal.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

House approves $1 trillion spending package

House approves $1 trillion spending packageIn a dramatic vote late Thursday evening, the U.S. House narrowly approved a $1 trillion government spending package despite a rare uprising from House Democrats. The bill passed on a 219-206 vote.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

North Macon center thriving with new local businesses

North Macon center thriving with new local businessesFountain of Juice, known as FOJ, relocated to the Prado on Forsyth shopping center. Carol's Linens did the same in August.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago