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According to a report in the technology publication The Verge, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to announce a rebrand of the company next week

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Delta Air Lines said a fifth of its unvaccinated employees received a COVID-19 shot in the two weeks since the airline announced that they would be subject to a $200 monthly surcharge, providing support for companies that are hesitant to impose mandates.

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Walnut Grove has intended to build a downtown on the Walnut Grove Parkway for about a decade now. That vision is edging closer to fruition with reenergized city leadership.

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A Georgia-based buyer has bought a shopping center on Athens Highway just west of Loganville.

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Chris Clark came to Walton County on Thursday with bit of advice on how to essentially future-proof the local economy.

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A developer has changed its plan for a travel center in northeast Newton County again to create more space for a convenience store and fast-food restaurants compared to one it showed commissioners in June.

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Pinnacle Bank has an agreement to purchase Liberty First Bank of Monroe by the end of the year, creating one of the biggest local financial institutions.

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ATLANTA — The diminishing number of Georgians with landline telephones in their homes are about to see a savings on their bills thanks to the sunsetting of a decade-old program.

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A downsized version of a previously controversial plan for a travel center near Social Circle will be considered by Newton County commissioners in June after the planning board unanimously voted to recommend it in May.

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Novolex has entered a definitive agreement to buy Flexo Converters USA Inc., which has a facility in the Piedmont Regional Industrial Park.

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Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare has signed an agreement to buy four Georgia hospitals including Eastside Medical Center in Snellville.

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Gov. Brian Kemp defended The Home Depot Inc. Tuesday after a group of Black Georgia faith leaders called for a nationwide boycott of the company over its position on the state’s controversial election law.

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Oconee County has the highest concentration of small businesses in Georgia, according to a new study. Gwinnett and Morgan counties rank in the top five.

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The Georgia Department of Economic Development on Wednesday announced that Bridgestone Golf, represented by the Masters tournament winners and the world’s top golf talent, is officially a Georgia Made-certified company.

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Three new retailers have been announced for Monroe Pavilion as the developers announced the start of “vertical construction” at the shopping center.

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Publix supermarket will anchor the retail portion of the Covington Town Center mixed-use development on Alcovy Road, about 8 miles south of Jersey.

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Local insurance agent Doug Blevins recently achieved membership in the MDRT organization, open only to the world’s top financial professionals.

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One county planning commissioner said “the people have spoken” about a planned travel plaza near Social Circle after hearing residents’ objections Tuesday.

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Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday announced that Spring Mountain Center will invest $45 million in opening its manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County.

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Retired Judge Eugene M. Benton and his son Bartlett have teamed up to start a law firm in Monroe.

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Increased business as a result of the pandemic will lead to new jobs in Newton County.

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Gov. Brian Kemp took the stage Thursday at Bridgestone Golf in Covington to announce Georgia was once again ranked the best state for business.

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The Covington News launches a midweek edition Wednesday, going against the grain in the industry by adding an edition.

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Facebook has announced a new cycle of its Community Action Grants and, for the first time, the Newton Data Center will participate in the program.

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Two more businesses have joined the lineup of retail offerings slated to open at the new Monroe Pavilion shopping center currently under construction between Highway 11 and Charlotte Rowell Boulevard.