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Atlanta ranks 22nd fittest U.S. city, study finds

Atlanta finished 22nd on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.

Congressman David Scott quiet on USMCA

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congresswoman Lucy McBath quiet on USMCA

Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Doug Collins quiet on USMCA

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

Congressman Sanford Bishop quiet on USMCA

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

15 Fred’s stores to close in Georgia

The discount chain Fred’s Inc. will close 104 more underperforming stores, including 15 stores in Georgia, by the beginning of summer, the Memphis-based company said this week.

Analysis: Georgia's Bibb County has 4th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Georgia's Bibb County was more than 3,500 in the third quarter of 2018, a 68-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 3 in Georgia

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close 3 of its 15 stores in Georgia.

Augusta area has 50th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Augusta area was nearly 3,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 42-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: University of Georgia athletes No. 1 in state for economic impact

University of Georgia sports programs brought in $352,349 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Georgia that year, according to a Georgia Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

College wrestling earned over $2.5 million for Georgia schools in 2016

Shorter University wrestling brought in $17,738 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing wrestling programs in Georgia that year, according to a Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Analysis: Home affordability in Gwinnett County tanks

Gwinnett County had the lowest home affordability index in Georgia in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Emmanuel College fields most volleyball players in Georgia

Emmanuel College ranked No. 1 for student volleyball participation in the state, according to a Watchdog analysis of college sports participation.

21 percent of borrowers at 2-year colleges in Georgia default on student loans

At Sae Institute of Technology, 29 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Georgia gets score of 81 on financial transparency

Georgia earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Analysis: Dekalb County has lowest home affordability in state

Dekalb County posted the lowest home affordability index in Georgia, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Linq3 announces new leadership team

Lottery technology company announces new leadership team to transform, innovate and expand lottery for today’s modern consumers.

Dekalb among counties with worst home affordability

Dekalb County ranked No. 13 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

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