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Gift card spending increases in 2020

The report says unique purchases of gift cards were 363% higher in September and October of 2020.

Escape Artists War Town owner looks to sell business

  WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The owner of Escape Artists War Town, Cara Heard, is selling her business because this year has been a...

Macon-Bibb County Commission approves new employee pay scale

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— Macon-Bibb County employees are getting a pay raise. The Macon-Bibb County Commission approved an ordinance Tuesday night for a 1.5 percent pay...

Morning Business Report: Purdue Pharma pleads guilty

Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for its role in creating the nation's opioid...

What the payroll tax holiday would mean for you

President Trump's executive order calls to suspend the payroll tax, but the impact that it could have on your future tax returns has left...

Stocks vault higher as Nasdaq hits record on economy hopes

Stocks scrambled even higher Monday on Wall Street's enthusiasm about the reopening economy, and the Nasdaq composite set a record.

Unemployment creating more home businesses

According to the US Chamber of Commerce, 37 million Americans have filed for unemployment since February, including over 1.6 million in Georgia.

Housing market picks up as coronavirus restrictions ease

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Lenders in the home buying market say business is starting to pick up as coronavirus restrictions ease in Georgia. Tara...

Georgia ranks as 4th biggest unemployment increase due to COVID-19

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Georgia ranked number four nationwide in unemployment claims stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. This is according to a survey released...

Going Cashless In The Age Of Coronavirus

(NBC News) Fears over the coronavirus are forcing many to reexamine their everyday lives, especially when it comes to touching credit cards or cash. App...

Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans now open

Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Trump: US ‘may be’ headed toward recession

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says the United States “may be” headed toward a recession as the economy continues to be battered amid...