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Zep agrees to $905,000 EPA penalty

Zep agrees to $905,000 EPA penalty

Zep Inc. will pay a $905,000 civil penalty to resolve Environmental Protection Agency allegations its subsidiary sold an unregistered pesticide, sold a misbranded pesticide and submitted false compliance certification statements.…

Ford issues 6 recalls affecting 100,600 vehicles

Ford issues 6 recalls affecting 100,600 vehicles

Ford is recalling 100,610 vehicles in North America for various safety defects. The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No injuries, accidents or fires related to any of the…

GM fighting brake line recall

GM fighting brake line recall

General Motors, which has recalled nearly 29 million cars globally so far this year, is pushing back against critics clamoring that it should recall another 6 million pickups and SUVs…

Honda expands recall by up to 1 million cars

Honda expands recall by up to 1 million cars

The single shrapnel-spewing deployment of an air bag in an old Accord has led Honda to expand its recall by 500,000 to 1 million vehicles. The expansion is limited to…

Dot Foods’ expansion into Mexico means more jobs in Vidalia

The Vidalia DC is currently looking for 10 new drivers and 8 part time warehouse personnel. “On the local level, our employees are ready for this challenge. We are recruiting…

Domtar Personal Care to invest millions in Wayne County facility, create 25 jobs

Domtar Personal Care to invest millions in Wayne County facility, create 25 jobs

Domtar Personal Care, a division of Domtar Corp., will create 25 jobs by investing millions into the expansion of its existing EAM facility in Wayne County, Ga. The Domtar facility…

GM allegedly seeking bankruptcy shield from Georgia lawsuit

GM allegedly seeking bankruptcy shield from Georgia lawsuit

Lawyers for a Georgia family that is trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so…

Georgia seeking entry-level employees to fill openings

Georgia seeking entry-level employees to fill openings

The state is looking to fill about 45 positions at Hays State Prison, according to a Georgia Department of Corrections representative at the Goodwill job fair Tuesday in Rome. But,…

Peanut growers worry about unintended impact of farm bill

Peanut growers worry about unintended impact of farm bill

In the heart of the nation’s peanut zone, farmers are putting substantially more runners into the ground than they did last year. And in the eyes of some industry experts,…

Surya Rugs to add 200 jobs, occupy new 1 million sf building in Bartow County

Surya Rugs to add 200 jobs, occupy new 1 million sf building in Bartow County

A huge industrial real estate project is taking shape in Cartersville that will bring 200 new jobs to the region — the latest sign of stronger economic activity. Atlanta Business…

Food truck restaurant in Augusta to open brick-and-mortar location The Brown Bag food truck will open a business at the corner of 10th and Ellis streets in Augusta within the…

Pinnacle Foods to be bought by Hillshire Brands

Hillshire Brands is pushing further outside the deli case with a deal to buy the maker of Birds Eye frozen vegetables, Duncan Hines cake mixes and Hungry-Man frozen dinners.  Source: Augusta…

Conyers woman builds career as welder

Misty Whaley now works full-time as a welder for Perimeter Sheet Metal Company Inc. in Ellenwood. Source: Rockdale Citizen  Gainesville residents, tenants say they’ll fight Lanier Plaza shopping center redevelopment Source: Gainesville…

Work disrupted at Gainesville plant due to ammonia leak

Source: Gainesville Times Plant Vogtle water plan opposed Siphoning water from the Savannah River to operate cooling towers for two new reactors at Plant Vogtle has drawn stiff opposition from at…

Few empty storefronts in Villa Rica

There are only five buildings available in all of downtown Villa Rica, according to Ada Large, a Realtor who runs the downtown leasing office. Source: Carrollton Times-Georgian  RoseMott Vineyards at Gin…

Carmike Cinemas reports higher revenue

But they also reported a $3.1 million net loss.…

Former GM plant in Doraville to be developed by Egbert Perry

The plant — which shut down several years ago – is now poised to become a historic redevelopment.…

Downtown’s Polaris to rotate once again

Downtown’s Polaris to rotate once again

Polaris, the revolving restaurant atop Atlanta’s second-largest hotel, is set to reopen in June after closing a decade ago. Downtown’s Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Thursday announced an official opening is…

Carrolton restaurants to feature local goat cheese

Several Villa Rica restaurants to feature local goat cheese Gabe’s, Uncorked on Main and Southern Table restaurants will soon be featuring Capra Gia Cheese Co.’s goat cheese made the old-fashioned…