There is some good news coming from the unemployment picture. According to the labor commissioner, unemployment claims are down from last week by 323,000. That’s great. But unemployment is still a huge issue across the state. Let’s take a look at the numbers.
More Georgia businesses are opening every day and many of you reach out to FOX 5 with your concerns about their safety practices.
It was the biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade, since an 8.4% fall in 2008 during the depths of the financial crisis.
Airports on Memorial Day weekend are usually packed, and hotels are all booked up, but not this year.
Some have reportedly mistaken their Economic Impact Payment debit cards as junk mail after being confused by the envelope.
State officials say the manager of a popular Atlanta restaurant owned by rapper 2 Chainz was cited over the weekend for violating Gov. Brian Kemp’s executive order on social distancing.
Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to restart production in July, other studios in Georgia and beyond are anxiously waiting for Hollywood’s green light.
Vice President Mike Pence on Friday praised Georgia’s decision to quickly reopen businesses during the coronavirus outbreak during a visit to the state that included lunch with the governor at an Atlanta café that had resumed dine-in service.
Dante Smith is one of the hundreds of people who were in line Friday before the gates at a food giveaway in Clarkston even opened. He lays tile for a living but hasn't worked since the deadly coronavirus flat-lined much of Georgia's workforce. He said he wasn't shocked to see the long line of families waiting for free boxes of food.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed an executive order allowing sleep away camps to reopen as early as the end of the month.
New unemployment figures are out. Georgia is at the highest unemployment rate on record, nearly 12 percent. It passed the previous record from the Great Recession which was 10.6 percent a decade ago.
Atlanta’s mayor released her official plan to reopen the city late Thursday evening.
The number of initial unemployment claims in Georgia has reached another all-time high, with April's total surpassing the number of claims reached in the past four years combined, officials said Thursday.
Graduating is hard, but being a self-sufficient adult is harder. COVID-19 hasn’t helped.
U.S. health officials have quietly released more reopening guidance that was created more than a month ago but initially shelved.
The IRS is adding 3,500 phone representatives to handle a flood of calls from taxpayers waiting for their stimulus checks.
Traffic on the roads is picking back up, but truckers who are deemed essential are not back to full force. There are a lot of businesses that are still closed and that means a lot of trucks are parked.
The IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department will begin sending economic stimulus payments on preloaded debit cards this week, the Trump administration said on Monday.
U.S. equity markets soared Monday after drugmaker Moderna announced progress toward a COVID-19 vaccine and as lockdowns continued to ease nationwide.
Many hair salons and restaurants have reopened, albeit with modification, but what about gyms?