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Wire drums at Southwire's factory in Carrollton, Ga. (Photo by Fast Forward)

How Southwire is Keeping At Risk Kids in School By Giving Them Jobs

Our show Fast Forward visited the electrical wire company Southwire for good reason. The company is not only a great hands-on launchpad to science, technology, engineering and math careers, but it is preventing at risk...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | September 27, 2013

Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’!

Fast Forward recently took a trip to McCaysville to do some white water rafting. No, we weren’t on vacation. We were exploring more of the cool jobs Georgia has to offer. So if you’re the adventurous type (and don’t...

by Parker Branch | September 13, 2013

Hartsfield Jobs Taking Off

Fast Forward recently visited Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. No, we weren’t catching a flight. As usual our team was on the hunt for the coolest jobs in Georgia. And Hartsfield might just have been...

by Parker Branch | September 13, 2013

A Refreshing Place to Work

“Open Happiness.” If that sounds familiar, you can thank The Coca-Cola Company. And no, they aren’t talking about the feeling you get when you click on a new Fast Forward blog (though it would make sense). Coke is a...

by Parker Branch | September 13, 2013

The Walking Dead (Warning: May Contain Awesomeness)

By now you should know that Georgia is a great place to shoot films. But did you know that the most popular television show in the history of cable is also shot here? That’s right. The town of Senoia, just an hour South...

by Parker Branch | September 3, 2013

Farming in Georgia

When you think of farming in Georgia, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you said peaches, that’s a good guess. If you said candle hammer, you have bigger things to worry about. Either way, you probably weren...

by Parker Branch | September 3, 2013

Gearing Up in Georgia

Fast Forward spends a lot of time on the road. When you’re constantly searching for the coolest jobs in Georgia it kind of goes with the territory. Needless to say, we appreciate a good vehicle. And we appreciate it...

by Parker Branch | August 2, 2013

Six Flags Over GPB

Here’s a riddle: How many flags does it take to get Fast Forward's attention? Trick question. We’re always paying attention. (I would have also accepted six.) In case you haven’t guessed from that gem of an introduction...

by Parker Branch | July 12, 2013

One if By Land, Two if By Sea

Fast Forward recently made a trip to the Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah. And if you’ve ever been shopping in the state of Georgia, chances are you’re familiar with their work. They’re in the business of importing...

by Parker Branch | June 28, 2013

An Eventful Week for Fast Forward

Fast Forward started the week with The Cogdell Berry Farm and Kia Motors table reads, and I was so excited that I went home and bought some blueberries that same evening. I would have bought a car, but that’s not as...

by Sabrina Thomas | June 26, 2013

Lights, Camera, Meddin!

Hollywood South. That’s what people are calling Georgia. At least they will soon (if I have anything to say about it, that is). With the film and television industry growing faster than ever, more and more...

by Parker Branch | June 12, 2013

The Best is Yet To Come

There’s something in the air, and I am not referring to the pollen. It’s Emmy season (Fast Forward was recently nominated for 4 Regional Emmy’s) and we are in the home stretch of filming season 2 of Fast Forward. Holy...

by Sabrina Thomas | June 10, 2013

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