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Expansion Update – Georgia Business Announcements


Roswell, GA- based Leadmaster has announced it will expand its offerings into the world of franchising. The company currently bills itself as a global “Leader in sales and lead management.” Florida-based Bugerfi has announced it will soon open a 3,600 square foot location in midtown Atlanta. The “...

Wal-Mart to Open on the Georgia Tech Campus


As part of a new strategy aimed at creating Wal-Mart locations on college campuses, the world’s largest retailer has announced it will open locations at Arizona State University and Georgia Tech. Currently Wal-Mart has one college campus location at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville....

Georgia Winery Announces Expansion


Ringgold, GA-based Georgia Winery labels itself as “first of its kind in Georgia”. Established in 1983, Georgia Winery, is one of the largest wine producers in Georgia and about to get a lot bugger. The winery has announced plans to double production for 2013. The expansion plan will mean the...

K1 Speed Expanding to Atlanta


Described as the “ultimate in indoor electric go-kart racing” California-based K1Speed has announced plans to expand into four major U.S. cities during 2013: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio. K1 is now the largest indoor cart racing operator in the United States 16 premier centers and 19...

Atlanta Job Fair - Today


The Job News Atlanta Job Fair is being held today, Tuesday, from 10am to 2pm at the Holiday Inn Atlanta Perimeter located at 4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Road , Atlanta, GA 30341. Twenty employers are scheduled to attend including: Amerilife AMC Theaters Atlanta Foods International Bed Bath &...

Decatur, GA – America’s #1 “Foodie” City


Want to open a restaurant? Perhaps Decatur is the place. The restaurant industry in Decatur has been booming for years and now the website Livability.com has ranked Decatur as the top “foodie” city in the United States. According to Livability.com The cities that made this year’s list have...

Atlanta – 7th Most “Post-Industrial” U.S. City


Economists call the move to an economy based on the production of services, as opposed to goods, “post-industrial”. Atlanta is one of the leading metropolitan areas for the ratio of services produced to goods produced. The national average ratio of services to goods is 3.22 to 1. Atlanta is...

Kubota Plant Opens and with it 200 Jobs


The Kubota Corporation announced the opening of a $73 million manufacturing facility in Jefferson, GA. The plant manufactures the company’s 30-50 HP compact tractors. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal was on hand for the plant opening. “Georgia is proud to join with Kubota today in celebrating one of...

DIRTT Environmental Solutions named Georgia Small Manufacturer of the Year


Savannah-based DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) Environmental Solutions has been recognized by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development as the “Manufacturer of the Year” for companies with 150 or fewer employees. DIRTT manufactures and creates...

“Anchorman 2” Looking for Extras in Atlanta


AccessAtlanta.com is reporting that producers for “Anchorman 2” are currently looking for “extras” in formal wear and 1970’s style. The scene is scheduled to film on April 25. Anyone interested should email personal information, such as height, weight, age, along with photos to CLCFormal@gmail.com

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