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Career Fairs and Events for February 3rd - 7th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Monday, February 3rd Comcast from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the North Metro Career Center in Atlanta Hart County Career Expo from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell Abacus Staffing from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the...

Georgia: The Electric Car State? Almost


According to automotive website site Edmunds.com, Georgia has a higher percentage of electric vehicles on the road than any other state east of the Mississippi River. Overall, Georgia ranks fourth in the U.S. behind Washington, Hawaii, and California. Fully electric vehicles accounted for more than...

Atlanta Public Schools Receive Technology Grant


Atlanta Public School has been the awarded an educational technology grant worth $25,000. Trend Micro, a global pioneer in security software and solutions, has contributed a total of $300,000 to twelve schools across the nation to help educate and prepare student for technology-focused careers of...

American Textile Expands in Tifton


With product demand growing at 15% per year, American Textile Company has announced it has begun construction on an expansion at its Tifton, GA facility. The new project will mean 400,000 square feet of manufacturing and distribution space and a target of doubling the Tifton workforce within the...

Auto Parts Manufacturer to Expand in Lavonia


Kautex of Georgia, Inc. has announced it will expand its production facility in Lavonia by adding a 95,000 square foot warehouse. The company is a subsidiary of German-based Textron Incorporated. Currently the plant manufactures fuel tanks, catalytic converters and other parts used in automobile...

Education Top Concern for Teens


The Boys & Girls Clubs of America surveyed more than 1,000 teens across the county to find out the issues that matter most to them regarding their outlook on the future. Findings of the survey included three main issues important to teens: 1. Getting a job or college education 2. Teen...

Rent Your Rooftop for Solar Power? Maybe Soon.


Representative Mike Dudgeon has introduced legislation, which if enacted, would allow Georgia property owners to lease their rooftops for the purpose of generating solar energy. Twenty-two states allow such private arrangements; Georgia is not one of them. According to a report from Morris News...

Where will the jobs be?


So where will the new jobs be over the next 10 years? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the top ten occupations will account for one in six new jobs between now and 2022. 1. Personal care aides 2. Registered nurses 3. Retail salespersons4. Combined food prep & serving workers5. Home...

Northeast Georgia Career Fair On Monday, Feb. 3rd


The Department of Labor is hosting a career expo in Northeast Georgia on Monday, February 3rd from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Cateechee Golf Club located at 140 Cateechee Trail in Hartwell. This particular career fair will help connect job seekers with new employers and expanding employers looking...

Georgia Joining National Teaching Initiative


Georgia will be joining The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The official announcement will be made, weather permitting, on Wednesday, January 29th at 11:30 am at the State Capitol by Arthur Levine, President of The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Governor Nathan...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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