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“Revolution” Returning to Atlanta?


The hit television drama, Revolution, filmed its initial pilot in Atlanta, GA including some memorable scenes in the State Capitol. The show, which will soon begin filming season two, is looking to possibly return to Georgia. Last season, following the pilot, remaining shows were filmed in...

16 Georgia Companies Make Fortune 500 List


The Home Depot ranked #34 worldwide, #1 in Georgia, with almost $75 billion in revenues for 2012. Fortune.com annually ranks the top 500 companies in the world based on annual revenue. This year, for the first time, 16 Georgia-based companies made the list, including four companies in the top 100....

College Education is Becoming Free & Online


Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are changing college education forever. The world’s most prestigious colleges and universities are now offering free online courses. Coursera.org and EdX.org feature more than 70 participating schools between them including Harvard, University of Michigan, MIT,...

Lighting Developer to Add 25 Jobs in Norcross


Norcross, GA-based Hera Lighting designs, develops and manufactures high-quality lighting solutions specifically for cabinets, furniture and displays. The company has announced it will add some 60% new space to its existing facilities in Gwinnett County. The additions will allow the hiring of 25...

Celebrate 529 Day & Support College Education Investment


The state of Georgia is joining a national effort to promote college savings accounts by support the national “529” day on May 29th. According to a news release from SavingForCollege.com, in honor of National College Savings Day taking place on May 29, 2013, Savingforcollege.com is helping to...

If Georgia makes it...we should buy it!


Impressive reports state that the first quarter of 2013's revenues were a success due to the manufacturing of Georgia's own products. On June 8, 2013, Georgia will hold host it's first Georgia Manufacturing Expo in Lawrenceville with the hopes to further educate and connect the public, as well as...

The Dawgs Get Their Dean


He hails from Tech, but not the land of Yellow Jackets. Donald Leo, Virginia Tech vice-President and former Dean, has been named the first permanent Dean of the new Engineering school at the University of Georgia. According to the University, Leo is a professor of mechanical engineering and vice...

9 Job Fair & Career Events for May 12-18


Nine Job & Career Fair Events will be held in Georgia from May 12 to May 18. Click on each event to learn more. Monday May 13 2AM Group LLC 9:00 AM to 4:00PM Georgia Department of Labor, Gainesville       Tuesday May 14 Revenue Management Consulting 10:00 AM to 12:00...

34 Georgia Employers Join Pledge to Hire Veterans


Operation Workforce is a service created by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development to bring together returning U.S. military veterans and private employers across Georgia. According to the state website, Operation: Workforce helps veterans and employers connect within the state. The site...

Norcross Solar Panel Maker Expanding Production & Adding Jobs


Suniva, the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells has announced it will be expanding production at its Norcross, GA plant and hiring four-dozen new employees. Founded by Georgia Tech professor, Ajeet Rohatgi, Suniva has quickly become a world leader in solar technology....

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