Augusta man arrested after meth lab found in car

...evidence of the lab in the front of the car.Jeffrey Wade Alleva, 48, was taken into custody after running from deputies and being tased.Alleva has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and obstruction of a police officer.

Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

...applications for jobless aid fell 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000. The decrease suggests that a recent slowdown in manufacturing, housing starts and retail sales have not trickled into the job market, a possible indication that economic growth will...

Labor commissioner: Augusta's job growth rate more important than unemployment rate

...more to a prospective employer than location and incentives.Georgia's labor commissioner, Mark Butler, told Augusta manufacturing representatives Wednesday that an able workforce is the message more common from prospects than location and incentive packages...

Laverne Adams

...Cadley Community of Warren County and graduated from Warren County High School. She worked at Garland Knitting Mills, Camak Manufacturing and worked at Little Rascals' Day Care for many years. Mrs. Adams lived in Thomson for the past 48 years and was a member...

Science, industry economics, patients are boosting research on rare disease drugs - and hope

...Now the O'Neills are working with a children's hospital and a biotech firm to test a potential gene therapy, though manufacturing difficulties have delayed patient testing. The parents hope the therapy shows enough promise to attract a well-off drugmaker...

Jenkins County getting jobs

...company headquarters, research and development facilities and manufacturing operations for its new LED lighting production, Deal's...occupy, but Jockey International Inc. vacated its former manufacturing facility there in 2007. The company had laid off 200 workers...

Light manufacturer to add plant in Jenkins County, creating 200-plus jobs

...lights.The plant on Highway 25 North will house the company's headquarters, research and development initiatives and manufacturing operations for its new LED lighting production line."After much consideration, Geor gia was the ideal place for us to...

Business news

...consecutive month in February, driven by a big drop in production at auto plants.The Federal Reserve said Monday that manufacturing output fell 0.2 percent in February, after a decline of 0.3 percent in January. Overall industrial production edged...

Fed inching toward interest rate increase, economy shows signs of weakness

...its task is getting more complicated:Several key sectors of the economy are flashing some signs of weakness.Housing, manufacturing and consumer spending ? the U.S. economy's main driver ? have been tepid of late. The pace of home building plunged...

Gauge of US economy up modest 0.2 percent in February

...building permits.The three indicators which subtracted from growth were weekly unemployment benefit applications, weekly manufacturing hours and the index for new orders tracked by the Institute for Supply Management.Growth, as measured by the gross domestic...