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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
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Macon

Last call at Macon's Grant's Lounge? Not so fast

Last call at Macon's Grant's Lounge? Not so fastGrant's Lounge owners said recently they were going to close. They've change their mind, but their landlord hasn't.
  • Macon
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Money

Bank overdraft fees reach a new high

Bank overdraft fees reach a new highThe overdraft fee isn't only one of the country's most reviled banking fees, it's also on what seems to be an unstoppable rise.
  • Money
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Money

How to erase credit card late-payment fees

How to erase credit card late-payment feesNot only does it never hurt to ask, but with credit card late-payment fees it's almost guaranteed to help.
  • Money
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Money

Walmart introduces checking account service

Walmart introduces checking account serviceIn a partnership with Green Dot Corp., Walmart announced Wednesday that it'll launch a checking account service that will be linked to a MasterCard debit card and simplify fees paid by customers.
  • Money
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Peach - Crawford

Blue Bird sold to Texas company

Blue Bird sold to Texas companyHennessey Capital Acquisition has purchased Fort Valley's Blue Bird Corp. for nearly $500 million.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Money

How to save money at the grocery store

How to save money at the grocery storeWhen the grocery store cashier is printing out that long, long receipt with details of all the money you just spent, you might have a sinking feeling. You may wonder if you could have saved more money. The truth is, you probably could have saved a lot more money if you...
  • Money
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Macon

Macon sports bar closes after 16 years

Macon sports bar closes after 16 yearsAfter 16 years in business, CJ's Sports Bar & Grill in Macon had last call Sunday night.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Economy

Study: Recovery eludes long-term unemployed

Study: Recovery eludes long-term unemployedMore than 20% of Americans laid off the past five years are still unemployed and one in four who found work is in a temporary job, according to a survey out Monday.
  • Economy
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

US gas prices fall, extending summer decline

US gas prices fall, extending summer declineA national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks.
  • Nation
  • 4 weeks ago
Money

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipients

Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipientsThose affected took advance payments of the premium tax credit for health insurance.
  • Money
  • 4 weeks ago
Macon

Crews working to reopen shuttered downtown Macon hotel

Crews working to reopen shuttered downtown Macon hotelCrews are working at the former Ramada Plaza hotel in downtown Macon with hopes of reopening before the end of the year.
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Macon

Goodwill hosting Macon job fair Thursday

Goodwill hosting Macon job fair ThursdayMore than 30 employers will be on hand at Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia's job fair Thursday in Macon
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Money

Home Depot confirms breach of credit card system

Home Depot confirms breach of credit card systemHome Depot on Monday confirmed a breach of its payment data systems in the United States and Canada.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

Olive Garden: $100 for 7 weeks of pasta

Olive Garden: $100 for 7 weeks of pastaThe Pasta Pass costs $100 and gets you unlimited pasta for 7 weeks.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Economy

Impact of a Mercer Football Game

Impact of a Mercer Football GameThe Mercer Football team continues to bring wins, as well as a positive impact to our local economy.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Money

Macon gas prices drop from last year

Macon gas prices drop from last yearAccording to AAA, the average price of gas in Macon today is $3.24. That's around 13 cents cheaper than last year.
  • Money
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Nation

Home Depot's credit cards may have been hacked

Home Depot's credit cards may have been hackedA massive batch of credit and debit card information that went on sale on a criminal Internet site Tuesday may be from Home Depot stores.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Economy

Major layoffs expected at Turner Broadcasting

Major layoffs expected at Turner BroadcastingAnother round of major layoffs is expected at Turner Broadcasting, and half will likely come out of Atlanta.
  • Economy
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Unemployment rates up slightly in metro Macon, Warner Robins

Unemployment rates up slightly in metro Macon, Warner RobinsMetro Macon's unemployment rate rose four-tenths of a percentage from June to July and up five-tenths in Warner Robins.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Money

$254,340: Cost of raising a child born in 2013

$254,340: Cost of raising a child born in 2013A middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 for food, shelter and other expenses up to age 18
  • Money
  • 2 months ago
Macon

Airline wants out of Macon

Airline wants out of MaconFlorida-based Silver Airways is planning to discontinue its service out of the Macon regional airport.
  • Macon
  • 2 months ago
Money

A third of people have nothing saved for retirement

A third of people have nothing saved for retirementA third of people (36%) in this country have nothing saved for retirement, a new survey shows.
  • Money
  • 2 months ago
Economy

GEICO celebrates forty years in Macon

GEICO celebrates forty years in MaconForty years later, Geico is still one of Central Georgia's biggest employers.
  • Economy
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Money

Watch out for credit cards issued by retailers

Watch out for credit cards issued by retailersYou're checking out at a store, and the cashier says, "You could save 15% today if you sign up for our credit card." What do you do? "Say no, thanks," says CreditCards.com senior industry analyst Matt Schulz.
  • Money
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Features

How to retire early while everyone else toils at work

How to retire early while everyone else toils at workAs with most journeys, retiring early starts with a few simple steps, the most important being this: You have to calculate – there's no getting around it, really – how much you'll need to fund your lifestyle for as long as you (and your partner) will live.
  • Features
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Economy

Report: Russia to block US agricultural imports

Report: Russia to block US agricultural importsThe Russian state news agency RIA Novosti is quoting an official of Russia's sanitary oversight agency as saying all imports of agricultural products from the United States to Russia will be banned.
  • Economy
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago