Category Archives: Local

Delta Q2 profit rises 31% to $1.4B


Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) The Atlanta-based airline reported its second-quarter profit rose 31 percent, following a $285 million gain for mark-to-market adjustments for ... Read More »

Report: 400,000 Georgians may not have insurance despite Obamacare

A new Kaiser Family Foundation report says Georgia's decision not to expand Medicaid will mean 400,000 in the state will not have health insurance.

A new Kaiser Family Foundation report says Georgia’s decision not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act – often called Obamacare – means that ... Read More »

Savannah-built Gulfstream G650 sets around-the-world record

Gulfstream G650

  Gulfstream Aerospace’s newest large business jet, the Savannah-built G650, has successfully completed the fastest westbound, around-the-world flight for a non-supersonic aircraft.   The ultra-long-range, ... Read More »

Ex-Coca-Cola exec accused of stealing $400,000 from company

Coca-Cola Headquarters Atlanta

A former Coca-Cola executive was arraigned Monday on fraud and money laundering charges, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. Jeffrey David Shamp, who was indicted by ... Read More »

Georgia Tech president awarded France’s Legion of Honor medal

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson

Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson will be named a French knight on Oct. 23. Peterson will get France’s Legion of Honor in the rank of ... Read More »

King’s Hawaiian adding 400 jobs in Georgia

Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc.

  Bread maker King’s Hawaiian will expand at its Oakwood, Ga., facility and add 400 jobs by 2016. Torrance, Calif.-based King’s Hawaiian will double the ... Read More »

Watson statue to be moved from Capitol

Georgia Capitol_Gold Dome_BS-304

  Tom Watson’s time in Georgia has come and gone. That will be made clear soon when the statue of the former Georgia lawmaker and ... Read More »

Red Bull Curates Atlanta event and winners (SLIDESHOW)

Two Atlanta artists are headed to Art Basel week in Miami in December after their creativity caught the eyes of judges at the “Red Bull ... Read More »

SunTrust Q3 earnings drop due to mortgage settlements

SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE:STI) The Atlanta-based banking company today announced net income available to common shareholders of $179 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, ... Read More »