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ATLANTA — With the University of Georgia Bulldogs winning Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game, devoted fans will seek out souvenir items such as jerseys, equipment, cards or other things that have direct connections to the historic game, according to the Better…

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp is asking the General Assembly to approve a record $30.2 billon state budget heavy with new spending on schools, health care and public safety.

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week but remained at historically low levels, suggesting that the job market remains strong.

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting for the opening of Walk by Faith Christian Gifts, now located at Pike Plaza.

A beautifully decorated The Bell House just in time for the Christmas holidays was the setting for this month’s Business After Hours, held by the Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce.

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Nearly $100 billion at minimum has been stolen from COVID-19 relief programs set up to help businesses and people who lost their jobs due to the pandemic, the U.S. Secret Service said Tuesday.

The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the office of Keller Williams Georgia Communities, located at 416 E. Taylor Street in Griffin.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s economy will bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic next year, despite inflation and the latest COVID-19 variant, the dean of the business school at the University of Georgia predicted Monday.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s unemployment rate dropped to another record low last month, while the state’s all-time high workforce is larger than it was before the coronavirus pandemic.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr landed the endorsement of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.

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ATLANTA — A Georgia utility is working with one of the nation’s largest independent power producers to bring utility-scale solar energy projects to Georgia.

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Byron Brock has made the bittersweet decision to pass on the torch of Country Financial, his insurance business started by his father, David Brock, in 1982.

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Georgia residents should be aware of potential scams seeking donations for those impacted by the recent tornados, Attorney General Chris Carr and Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday.

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While growing up in foster care, Christmas gifts for Rebecca Michael and her twin sister Debbie Reese would often come in shoe boxes labeled “girl”.

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The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting to mark the new location of The Sellers Law Firm LLC. The law firm is now located at 306 South 5th Street.

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A Spalding County couple have been named recipients of the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award for 2021.

A metro Atlanta landscape company violated requirements of the federal H-2A temporary agricultural worker programs related to hours, wages, transportation costs and work assignments, an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor determined.

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Gas South has renewed its partnership with the Atlanta Braves, maintaining its position as the team’s official natural gas provider for the next five years.

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ATLANTA — Georgia tax revenues rose again last month, continuing a positive trend of increases that began with the start of the current fiscal year in July.

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Cronic Nissan General Manager J.C. Coissy, left, is pictured presenting a Nissan Armada to Lt. Sebastian Arroqui of the Salvation Army in Griffin for use during the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign. The local dealership provides the Salvation Army with a car to use each year durin…

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The Griffin-Spalding County United Way worked with eight local companies to collect 2,500 cans over a three-month period to collect 2,500 canned items as part of United Way’s 2021 Can Drive.

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The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce welcomed Tipsy Daisy to downtown Griffin with a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. Tipsy Daisy is located at 132 South Hill Street.

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The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce welcomed Tipsy Daisy to downtown Griffin with a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony. Tipsy Daisy is located at 132 South Hill Street.

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The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Mrs. Good Day Ice Cream on Nov. 12. The business is located at 119 W. Taylor St., Griffin.

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In August 2018, Griffin High School student Ana Giddings set a goal when she began a three-year German Apprenticeship program through the Griffin Region College and Career Academy.

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The Georgia Ports Authority has completed and is now operating the second set of nine new rail tracks for a total of 18 tracks at its Mason Mega Rail Terminal, Gov. Brian Kemp said Monday.

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Bridgestone Bandag in Griffin celebrated its 45th anniversary Monday.

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Norfolk Southern Corporation formally opened its state-of-the-art headquarters in midtown Atlanta on Thursday following a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Gov. Brian P. Kemp and other Georgia dignitaries.

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Hoshizaki Corp. has appointed Chris Karssiens to the new role of president of the Americas region. He will serve in this role concurrently with his current position as president of Hoshizaki America.

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NEW YORK  — The Perfect Pigg, a gift shop owned by Ginger Pigg, is the go-to place for residents of Cumming, Georgia, to pick up gift items like kids toys and home goods.

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Brightmoor Hospice recently came to the Griffin Campus Southern Crescent Technical College and took practical nursing students and faculty on a Virtual Dementia Tour simulated experience. Each participant is outfitted with goggles to impair vision, headphones to simulate hearing loss, and so…

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Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that all regional commissions in the state recorded a decrease in the unemployment rate and in the number of initial claims filed.

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After being located for decades at its South Hill Street site, Griffin’s Southside Animal Hospital now has a new home.

WASHINGTON — Top executives of ExxonMobil and other oil giants denied spreading disinformation about climate change as they sparred Thursday with congressional Democrats over allegations that the industry concealed evidence about the dangers of global warming.