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Harris brings Economic Opportunity Tour to Atlanta

Vice President Kamala Harris (Photo Courtesy of The White House) ATLANTA - The Biden administration has taken important steps to help Black Americans achieve home ownership and start small businesses, Vice President Kamala Harris said Friday. But more needs to be done...

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State tax revenues continue downward slide

ATLANTA - Georgia tax collections continued to fall last month, dropping 1.1% compared to May of last year, the state Department of Revenue reported Friday. With just one month remaining in the current fiscal year, tax revenues are down by 1.2% compared to the first...

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Port of Savannah reports 22% growth in containers

Port of Savannah ATLANTA - A strengthening retail market and new customers are combining to drive growth at the Port of Savannah. The port handled 490,330 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last month, up 22% compared to May of last year, the Georgia Ports...

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Albany State to get interim president next month

Lawrence Drake II ATLANTA - University System of Georgia Chancellor Sonny Perdue has named a former interim president at a historically Black university in Florida to serve as interim president at Albany State University. Lawrence Drake II will succeed current Albany...

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