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Hancock

Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Hancock
  • 15 hours, 58 minutes ago
Warner Robins

Warner Robins' unemployment rate falls, Macon's rate holds steady

Warner Robins' unemployment rate falls, Macon's rate holds steadyWarner Robins' unemployment rate for Oct. is down two-tenths from Sept. while Macon's rate held steady at 7.7 percent.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 weeks ago
Perry

Perdue: 'No regrets' about investing in Perry's Go Fish

Perdue: 'No regrets' about investing in Perry's Go FishFormer Governor Sonny Perdue says the issue became "derisive", but he's proud of Go Fish.
  • Perry
  • 4 weeks ago
Money

Millennials want to save, many can't

Millennials want to save, many can'tMillennials are stuck between having a financially responsible mindset and having the resources and discipline to pull off long-term results, finds a USA TODAY/Bank of America Better Money Habits poll of Millennials.
  • Money
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
News

What plunging gas prices mean for your wallet

What plunging gas prices mean for your walletThe gas pump is a friendly place these days, not the graveyard for one's disposable income it once was. With the price of a barrel of oil cratering to levels not seen in almost four years under the weight of weak demand and a plethora of supply now that the U.S. is...
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Money

How Social Security raise impacts retirees

How Social Security raise impacts retireesSocial Security recipients will get a 1.7% cost-of-living adjustment starting in January, according to the Social Security Administration.
  • Money
  • 1 month ago
Money

2015 looks like good year for raises

2015 looks like good year for raisesAmerican workers should be feeling their best since the start of the Great Recession. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 2008.Yet while jobs have returned, wages have remained relatively stagnant, rising just 2% in the past year. More people may be clocking in,...
  • Money
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Manufacturing jobs lag 10 years after B&W closure

Manufacturing jobs lag 10 years after B&W closureMacon Economic Developer, Pat Topping, says manufacturing jobs never recovered at the cigarette plant closed.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb Co. to host vendor fair for small businesses

Macon-Bibb Co. to host vendor fair for small businessesMacon-Bibb County will host a Reverse Vendors Fair to help small businesses learn how to do business with County agencies
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Economy

10 reasons Americans are down on the economy

10 reasons Americans are down on the economyExperts say the U.S. economy is turning around, but many Americans just aren't buying it.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Obama on Asia: Incredible opportunity to create jobs

Obama on Asia: Incredible opportunity to create jobsPresident Obama delivered a speech at an economic summit in Beijing on Monday, saying he wants the United States and China to strengthen ties that could lead to more jobs and for China to "do well."
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Warner Robins

UPDATE: Cook-Out opening in Warner Robins on Russell Pkwy

UPDATE: Cook-Out opening in Warner Robins on Russell PkwyThe Macon and Warner Robins Cook-Out locations should be open during the beginning of next year, possibly Jan. or Feb.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Kumho Tires job fair draws hundreds

Kumho Tires job fair draws hundredsRecruiting continues online after a job fair Wednesday drew nearly 400 people.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Why OPEC is fine with falling oil prices

Why OPEC is fine with falling oil pricesSo, why would a cartel that aims to defend $100 a barrel oil and depends on high prices for the success of its economies, allow oil to slip into the $80s?
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Credit card skimming: A scam on the rise

Credit card skimming: A scam on the riseCredit card skimming is on the rise.
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Dublin

German-based company opening Laurens Co. headquarters

German-based company opening Laurens Co. headquartersDie maker AWEBA said it will create 52 jobs and invest $6 million in the local economy over the next five years.
  • Dublin
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Seafood restaurant new to Macon opens next week

Seafood restaurant new to Macon opens next weekSilver Bay Seafood is opening its fourth restaurant in Macon in the former Ryan's location on Presidential Pkwy.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Macon's Kumho Tire plant recruiting workers in Norcross

Macon's Kumho Tire plant recruiting workers in NorcrossIt's "not a reflection on the skills of people in the Macon area," an official said of Kumho recruiting Atlanta area workers.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Applebee's planned on Zebulon Road in Macon

Applebee's planned on Zebulon Road in MaconFranchise owner Apple Georgia owns and operates 18 Applebee's restaurants in the state.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Warner Robins

Some optimistic about Warner Robins unemployment rate

Some optimistic about Warner Robins unemployment rateThe Department of Labor says the city lost 200 jobs in September.
  • Warner Robins
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Unemployment rates in Macon, Warner Robins decrease

Unemployment rates in Macon, Warner Robins decreaseMetro Warner Robins' unemployment rate is 7.1 percent, down six-tenths %. Metro Macon's is 7.8, down seven-tenths %.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000The Labor Department says applications rose 17,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 283,000.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Georgia's unemployment rate still dead last in U.S.

Georgia's unemployment rate still dead last in U.S.At 7.9 percent, Georgia's unemployment rate is No. 51 out of 51 states. The lowest is North Dakota at 2.8 percent.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
News

Officials warn 500 million financial records hacked

Officials warn 500 million financial records hackedFederal officials warned companies Monday that hackers have stolen more than 500 million financial records over the past 12 months, essentially breaking into banks without ever entering a building.
  • News
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Nation

Babies born today get free $500 mutual fund investment

Babies born today get free $500 mutual fund investmentMore than 10,000 babies are born each day in the U.S. Voya Financial is offering the investment as a "head start."
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Nation

Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring24 % of companies increased wages and salaries in the July-September quarter, down from 43 % in the April-June quarter.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Nation

Southwest fares drop below $100 round trip in 72-hour sale

Southwest fares drop below $100 round trip in 72-hour saleTravelers can snag round-trip fares as low as $98 on short routes. Some longer routes showed fares as low as $96.20
  • Nation
  • 2 months ago