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Keurig creates 550 jobs in Douglas County!


Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. will invest $337 million in a new cold brewing manufacturing facility in Douglas County that will create 550 jobs over the next five years.  Governor Deal made the annoucement today and said, “Keurig’s new facility is a great addition to Georgia’s already diverse...

Starbucks Offers Employees FREE Tuition!


It was announced this week that Starbucks will partner with Arizona State University and offer their thousands of employees free online college education, without requiring them to stay with the company. The program is open to serve the company's 135,000 United States...

How to get rid of your case of the Mondays!


Everyone gets a case of "The Monday's" right? But, Monday mornings are a critical time of the workweek, it sets the stage for the day as well as the week ahead. Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and...

The Arts Learning Task Force will raise student achievement & attract businesses!


Earlier this week, Governor Deal announced the creation of the Arts Learning Task Force to help improve student achievement with the development of robust arts learning environments. Deal says that the Arts Learning Task Force will work to make Georgia a leader in education and innovation. This...

Kroger will create 120 jobs in Clayton County!


One of the world's largest grocery retailers, Kroger, is relocating to a new distribution center in Forest Park, creating 120 new jobs and investing more than $175 million over the next five years. Governor Deal said, “Georgia is the ideal location for Kroger to establish its newest...

Korea-based auto supplier creates 80 jobs in LaGrange, GA!


Korea-based Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems, an auto supplier, will expand creating 80 jobs and investing $5.5 million over the next two years.  Governor Deal stated, "The international automotive industry has repeatedly chosen Georgia because of our highly skilled workforce, competitive...

Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County!


The India-based textile company, Surya, recently invested $30 million in to a new facility in Cartersville, GA, creating 200 jobs. Governor Deal said, “Surya’s decision to expand in Georgia is an indicator of the strength of our competitive business climate. With a highly effective...

May revenues up 3.1 percent


Today, Governor Deal announced that Georgia's May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013. The net tax revenue year-to-date totalled $16.1 billion with an increase of $697 million, or 4.5%, compared this same time last year. ...

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!


Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America named, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS). This...

Northwest Georgia selected as one of 12 regions in $1.3B manufacturing initiative!


Congratulations Northwest Georgia! Northwest Georgia is one of the 12 regions selected to be a part of the new manufacturing initiative making them eligible for a share of $1.3 billion in federal assistance. The communities will be able to apply for funds for local manufacturing projects. The 12...

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