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Georgia is Now the 6th Largest Exporting State to China

Georgia to China Exports Growing Rapidly

- Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 7:27am

The state of Georgia has become an international leader for exports to China. A new ranking of the top U.S. states that export to China has Georgia ranked 6th. During the last decade the growth of Georgia exports to...

The New Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl will Host a National Semi-Final Game

Chick-Fil-A/Peach Bowl Earns Playoff Spot

- Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 5:11am

The highly anticipated College Football Playoff system is becoming more clear and Atlanta will play a major part. The former Peach Bowl, which became the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, will be a host of a semi-final game for college...

Jacoby Development of Atlanta has Announced Plans for an Entertainment Complex in Gwinnett

Major Movie Studios for Gwinnett

- Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 4:49am

Jacoby Development, the group that built Atlantic Station in Atlanta, has announced it will construct a 400,000 square foot complex of state of the art media studios in Gwinnett County. The development is expected to...

Italian Manufacturer Selects Hiram, GA for New American HQ

Paulding County Selected for New U.S. Headquarters

- Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 4:06am

Italian Manufacturer, RONCHI Mario, has announced the selection of Hiram, GA to be the location of its new U.S. headquarters. RONCHI is a world leader in the production of filling machines for the chemical, cosmetics,...

Georgia's Newest City is Hiring a Police Force

Brookhaven Hiring 50 Officers

- Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 3:41am

Georgia’s newest city, Brookhaven, is hiring 50 law enforcement officers to create the Brookhaven Police Department. Newly hired officers will earn between $38,500 and $55,000 per year with a first year housing...

New Report Shows Atlanta as the Best Place in America to Start a New Business

America’s #1 City to Start a Small Business – Atlanta

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:46am, which recently ranked Georgia Tech as the #1 post-secondary educational investment, has now ranked Atlanta the top city for starting a small business. Atlanta beat out the likes of Charlotte, Austin, and...

Georgia Tech & the Midtown Alliance are Teaming Up

Innovation District Coming to Midtown Atlanta

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 4:50am

The Midtown Alliance and Georgia Tech have announced a strategic partnership aimed at creating a new “Innovation District” for creating and expanding the technology infrastructure and luring entrepreneurs into midtown...

6-Acre Solar Farm Will Soon be Constructed in East Georgia

Solar Farm Coming to Sparta

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 4:07am

Ecoplexus, a San Francisco-based solar energy company has announced plans to build a 6-acre solar farm in Sparta, GA. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, The 1MW (megawatt) project in Hancock County...

Hostess is Set to Re-Open the Columbus, GA Plant and Create 300 Jobs

300 Jobs for Columbus

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 3:43am

Hostess Brands will re-open its large bakery in Columbus, GA creating 300 jobs in the process. According to a company press release, the Company will initially add 200 jobs to the local economy and plans to create a...

Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology is One of America's Best Schools

3rd Best in America - Gwinnett Charter School

- Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 11:00am

The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology has been ranked the best high school in Georgia and the third best in America, according to US News and World Report. The School for the Talented...


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