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Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 6 minutes ago
Macon

Kroger nixes plan to build Macon gas station near Baconsfield store

Kroger nixes plan to build Macon gas station near Baconsfield storeKroger said it will no longer pursue plans to build a gas station near its Baconsfield Shopping Center store in Macon.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks ago
Economy

More young adults may leave nest in spark for economy

More young adults may leave nest in spark for economyThe economy has been picking up solidly but it's packing a secret weapon that could turbocharge growth this year: the millions of young adults still living with their parents.
  • Economy
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Economy

Economy grew 2.6% in the fourth quarter

Economy grew 2.6% in the fourth quarterThe economy grew more slowly than expected in the fourth quarter as government spending fell sharply and business investment pulled back.
  • Economy
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Macon

Macon area unemployment rate falls slightly in December

Macon area unemployment rate falls slightly in DecemberThe unemployment rate in Metro Macon for December was down one-tenth of a percentage point in November.
  • Macon
  • 4 weeks ago
Dooly - Macon

Tyson Foods expands Dooly Co. plant, creating 500 new jobs

Tyson Foods expands Dooly Co. plant, creating 500 new jobsTyson Foods, Inc. is expanding its chicken processing plant in Vienna, adding 500 new jobs.
  • Dooly - Macon
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Ga. economists give farm and food price projections for 2015

Ga. economists give farm and food price projections for 2015At Friday morning's Georgia Agriculture Forecast, University of Georgia economists discussed grain, dairy, meat prices and more.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Job-market-thursday

Want to get an employer's eye? Cut these buzzwords

Want to get an employer's eye? Cut these buzzwordsWhile a buzzword may seem fashionable and cutting-edge, there's a downside to relying on them: Sounding like every other Jane or Joe.
  • Job-market-thursday
  • 1 month ago
News

Former oil exec: $5-a-gallon gas on the way

Former oil exec: $5-a-gallon gas on the wayJohn Hofmeister attracted national attention in 2010 when he predicted that average U.S. gasoline prices would soar to $5 a gallon in 2012.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

Former oil exec: $5-a-gallon gas on the way

Former oil exec: $5-a-gallon gas on the wayJohn Hofmeister attracted national attention in 2010 when he predicted that average U.S. gasoline prices would soar to $5 a gallon in 2012, thanks to rising crude oil prices. His forecast fell short, as the cost of filling up flirted with $4 in 2012, but never went...
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Economy

Report says richest 1% will control most wealth by 2016

Report says richest 1% will control most wealth by 2016The world's richest 1% will soon amass wealth that represents more than the entirety of that owned by the rest of the people on our planet, a new report released Monday by the British anti-poverty charity Oxfam claims.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Economy

The biggest, baddest threats we face over next 10 years

The biggest, baddest threats we face over next 10 yearsThe World Economic Forum on Thursday released its annual Global Risks report ahead of the group's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next week.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 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, 4 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months ago
Money

Longer gift return policies and return fraud

Longer gift return policies and return fraudLonger gift return policies and return fraud
  • Money
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 1 week 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
  • 2 months, 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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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