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Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Economy

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workers

McDonald's raises pay for 90,000 workersMcDonald's Corp., which has been struggling to improve its image amid sagging sales, plans to increase pay for some 90,000 workers starting in July, according to a report.
  • Economy
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Macon

Macon grocery store seeks applicants, will host job fair

Macon grocery store seeks applicants, will host job fairHarveys supermarket is hosting a job fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday at its 1605 Shurling Drive location in Macon.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Macon

Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in Macon

Chipotle Mexican Grill opens in MaconChipotle Mexican Grill opens its first Macon restaurant today at 120 Tom Hill Sr. Blvd.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Warner Robins

New '50s themed ice cream and soda parlor in Perry

New '50s themed ice cream and soda parlor in PerryWalking into A Couple of Jerks Soda Fountain Shop feels like stepping into a time machine.
  • Warner Robins
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Economy

Economist: Macon-Bibb economy in "up-cycle"

Economist: Macon-Bibb economy in "up-cycle"Economist: Macon-Bibb economy in "up-cycle"
  • Economy
  • 4 weeks ago
Economy

Survey: How older job seekers can find work

Survey: How older job seekers can find workMore than half (53%) of older workers who got a job after being unemployed now work in a different field, a new survey reveals.
  • Economy
  • 4 weeks ago
Local

Unemployment rates in Macon, Warner Robins decline

Unemployment rates in Macon, Warner Robins declineUnemployment rates in Macon, Warner Robins decline
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Developer plans large north Macon center, movie theater

Developer plans large north Macon center, movie theaterAn Atlanta-based developer has submitted plans to build a 415,000-square-foot shopping center in north Macon.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
News

Heinz, Kraft Foods Group To Join Forces In Mega-Merger

Heinz, Kraft Foods Group To Join Forces In Mega-MergerH.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods Group (KRFT) on Wednesday announced they have agreed to merge in a mega-deal that will form the fifth largest food and beverage firm in the world and the third largest in North America.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Macon-based Mrs. Griffin's barbecue sauce turns 80

Macon-based Mrs. Griffin's barbecue sauce turns 80In a small factory building in Macon, a staple stocked in kitchens across the south is made: Mrs. Griffin's barbecue sauce.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
News

Bibb, Houston leaders explore regional transportation

Bibb, Houston leaders explore regional transportationLeaders from Bibb and Houston County are exploring several ideas to expand the region's economic footprint.
  • News
  • 1 month ago
Economy

Across American oilfields, layoffs and auctions

Across American oilfields, layoffs and auctionsConvinced he can ride out the slowing fortunes of America's oil and gas industry, Shawn Kluver arrived at Thursday's heavy equipment auction with money to spend and bets to make.
  • Economy
  • 1 month ago
Money

Six tax tips for the newly divorced

Six tax tips for the newly divorcedFiling taxes can be challenging for the newly divorced, according to Atlanta divorce lawyer and family and estate law expert Harmon Caldwell.
  • Money
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Pier 1 Imports opens new north Macon store

Pier 1 Imports opens new north Macon storeThrough Thursday, customers will receive a free reusable shopping bag and a Pier 1 imports backscratcher.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Economy

Could California have one year of water left?

Could California have one year of water left?One water scientist has a startling prediction -- California has only one year of water left due to a shrinking ground water supply.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

Scamster filed taxes in YOUR name? Do this

Scamster filed taxes in YOUR name? Do thisWhat do you do if fraudsters already filed a tax return using your ID?
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

Should I bother to itemize my taxes?

Should I bother to itemize my taxes?Many Americans dread the annual ritual of gathering documents and trudging down to the local tax preparation center.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

America's Millennials: Well-educated but unskilled

America's Millennials: Well-educated but unskilledBad news ahead for the American workforce: Its Millennial generation is flunking the basics.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

Fazoli's to open Macon, Warner Robins restaurants

Fazoli's to open Macon, Warner Robins restaurantsC & P restaurant company, a 100 restaurant group based in Macon has signed a six unit development deal in the Peach state. The partners previously operated a dozen Fazoli's in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina under the RMS Family restaurants group, but...
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Macon unemployment rate up slightly

Macon unemployment rate up slightlyMacon unemployment rate up slightly
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Target eliminates 3,100 positions

Target eliminates 3,100 positionsTarget has confirmed that 3,100 positions, 1,700 existing and 1,400 that will go unfilled, were eliminated.
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Bibb planning commission approves Sky Zone permit

Bibb planning commission approves Sky Zone permitSky Zone is planning to open in November or December in the former Regal Cinema on Tom Hill Sr. Blvd.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

Save on taxes: 9 commonly overlooked tax breaks

Save on taxes: 9 commonly overlooked tax breaksTax time can be stressful for many Americans. And it's not just gathering forms and filling out confusing paperwork that's a source of tension, but the gnawing feeling that you're missing something on this year's tax return.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

Lower gas prices fueling saving, paying off debt

Lower gas prices fueling saving, paying off debtSome folks are using their savings from lower gas prices to pay down their bills while others are tucking it away in savings, a new investor survey shows.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

McDonald's not alone nixing antibiotics

McDonald's not alone nixing antibioticsMore recently, major suppliers, including Tyson and Perdue, have cut back on their antibiotics use.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Money

Study looks at millionaires-in-the-making: Are you one?

Study looks at millionaires-in-the-making: Are you one?Investors who are millionaires-in-the-making are different in several ways from people who are already millionaires, a new study reveals.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Money

Expert: Hang up on self-proclaimed IRS callers

Expert: Hang up on self-proclaimed IRS callersThieves have manufactured their own caller IDs that show they're from IRS, Sileo says. This means they're duping more victims than ever in a scheme that generates more than $1 million a month.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Money

9 tax tips for the self-employed

9 tax tips for the self-employedAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were some 815,000 self-employed Americans at the end of 2014.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Money

Childless adults can use earned income credit

Childless adults can use earned income creditThe Earned Income Tax Credit has one of those clunky names that you might ignore, as unfortunately some do. But the complex credit can put real money into the pockets of working people.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Money

The most common consumer complaints

The most common consumer complaintsProblems with fraudsters hijacking people's identity has topped the list of complaints for 15 straight years, according to the Federal Trade Commission, which on Friday released its latest figures on the biggest consumer kvetches.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Macon

Ingleside Village garden store opens

Ingleside Village garden store opensUps-A-Daisy opened Thursday in Ingleside Village in the former Society Gardener location.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Life

What To Do If You Get Bad Food Eating Out

What To Do If You Get Bad Food Eating OutIt doesn't taste just right. What are you supposed to do?
  • Life
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Macon

Burlington moving to Macon Mall

Burlington moving to Macon MallBurlington, also known as Burlington Coat Factory, is moving from the Westgate Mall on Pio Nono Ave. to the Macon Mall.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Economy

Regulator warns of 'Armageddon' cyber attack on banks

Regulator warns of 'Armageddon' cyber attack on banksA New York financial regulator said he is considering new rules to protect against "an Armageddon-type" cyber attack that would devastate U.S. financial markets.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Money

Tax tips you can still do to lower taxes

Tax tips you can still do to lower taxesWhether your filing online or dropping by an H&R Block it's never fun doing your taxes unless you know you are getting some money back.
  • Money
  • 2 months ago
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