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Job openings in Central Georgia

Job openings in Central GeorgiaSee what positions are open across the heart of Georgia.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 12 hours 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 week, 3 days 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 week, 4 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Macon

Macon unemployment rate up slightly

Macon unemployment rate up slightlyMacon unemployment rate up slightly
  • Macon
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 4 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 1 month ago
Local

Free doughnuts from Krispy Kreme on Tuesday

Free doughnuts from Krispy Kreme on TuesdayKrispy Kreme commemorates 1000th store with free doughnuts.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Money

Retirement: When you should take Social Security

Retirement: When you should take Social SecuritySocial Security is most Americans' largest retirement asset, but the system is "maddeningly complex, and if you don't figure it out, you can lose big bucks," says one of the authors of a new book.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

UPDATE: Planned Sky Zone Macon location announced

UPDATE: Planned Sky Zone Macon location announcedSky Zone, the indoor trampoline park, has plans to open a Macon site.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tech

Obama: Privacy, information-sharing crucial to economy

Obama: Privacy, information-sharing crucial to economyPresident Obama cracked jokes about Silicon Valley as "the place that made 'nerd' cool" as he addressed the Whitehouse cybersummit at Stanford University Friday.
  • Tech
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Chipotle presents plan for Macon restaurant

Chipotle presents plan for Macon restaurantChipotle Mexican Grill will be presenting its plan to county officials to open its first Macon restaurant.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Money

IRS warns about "dirty dozen" tax scams

IRS warns about "dirty dozen" tax scamsThe nation's tax agency has counted the ways in its annual list of "dirty dozen" tax scams.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Economy

Washington teens could be paid less than minimum wage

Washington teens could be paid less than minimum wageA new proposal to pay teenagers lower than the state minimum wage is moving through the legislature with a key vote Wednesday.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Milledgeville

Business owners split on Milledgeville consolidation

Business owners split on Milledgeville consolidationHouse Bill 67 now goes to the State Senate. If it passes there, it goes before Governor Deal, who would have to sign it before a special election would be held.
  • Milledgeville
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months ago
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