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The New SoakYa Waterpark is Open @ Lake Winnie

NW Georgia Water Park Opens – Creating 50 New Jobs

- Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 5:34am

The Lake Winnepesaukah amusement park has been a fixture in northwest Georgia for 88 years. Now for the first time since the 1960’s the park has expanded adding a multi-million dollar water park. The new SoakYa water...

Calhoun-based Mohawk Announces Large Job Expansion

500 New Jobs – Mohawk Expands

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 8:03pm

One of the world’s largest flooring companies, Calhoun, GA-based Mohawk, has announced it will create 500 new jobs by expanding a manufacturing facility in Chattooga County. The Georgia Quick Start program will perform...

11 Job Fair Events Across Georgia May 28-31

Job Fairs Across Georgia, May 28-31

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 9:14am

We have identified 11 Job Fair/Career Expo events across Georgia during the week of May 28-31. Please click on the name of each event for more information. Tuesday May 28 Labor Finders 9:30 AM to 1:00 PMGeorgia...

Alpharetta is the Fastest Growing City in Georgia

Alpharetta: 6th Fastest Growing City in United States

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 8:23am

Alpharetta is the fastest growing city in Georgia and 6th fastest in the U.S. according to numbers from the Census Bureau. The north Fulton county city grew by 4.37% last year compared to a statewide growth of 1%....

Rockfish is the Digital Marketer for many Fortune 500 Companies, including Sam's Club

200 More Technology Related Jobs for Atlanta

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 7:41am

Digital marketing firm, Rockfish, has announced an expansion for Atlanta that could mean up to 200 new jobs. Currently Rockfish currently has a small office in Atlanta but the new plan calls for Atlanta to become a...

UGA Economist Predicts Growth for Georgia

Georgia Economy to Grow Faster than U.S.

- Friday, May 24, 2013 - 7:19am

For the first time since 2008 Georgia’s economy is expected to grow faster than the overall U.S. economy. University of Georgia Economics professor Jeffrey Humphreys predicts 2.5% state GDP growth as compared to just 2...

Chelesa Fearce Has Become an Inspiration to Many!

Heartwarming Story – Georgia Valedictorian Once Homeless

- Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 4:10pm

Chelesa Fearce has earned the highest academic distinction a high-school senior can attain – Class Valedictorian. Well deserving, with a GPA of 4.466 and a 1900 on the SAT, Chelesa has not lived the easy life. Most of...

Bulldog Land is Job Growth Strong!

Congrats to Athens: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Georgia

- Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 3:51pm

The unemployment rate in metro Athens has fallen to 5.6% down from 6.4% a year ago, according to a report from the Georgia Department of Labor. The report went on to state, The rate declined as the number of jobs in...

Job Picture Looking Better & Better for metro Atlanta

Good News: Atlanta Jobless Rate Falls Again

- Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 3:44pm

The unemployment rate in metro Atlanta has fallen to 7.6% down from 8.5% a year ago, according to a report from the Georgia Department of Labor. The report when on to state, the rate declined as the number of jobs in...

Summer Industries in the Nation's Largest Producer of Recycled Paper Tubes

Kingsland, GA to Become Home of New Manufacturing Plant

- Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 3:33pm

Summer Industries is America’s largest manufacturer of paper tubers, cores, and cans made of recycled paper. The company has plants in Mississippi, North Carolina, New York, Florida, and soon-to-be Georgia. A $3.5...


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