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Waffle House has Captured the 2013 "Munchie" Award for Best Late Night Food

Georgian’s Win Big @ the “Munchies”

The popular food website,, has just announced the winners of the People’s Choice Awards for food - aka the "Munchie" awards! Marietta’s own Alton Brown won the award for Best Food TV Personality for his...

May 9, 2013
Zaxby's Has a 2-Year Deal to Sponsor Some of America's Most Well-Known College Sports Teams

Zaxby’s – Now the “Official” Chicken of College Sports

Athens, GA – based Zaxby’s has reached a 2-year agreement with 25 of the largest southern and Midwest Colleges and Universities to sponsor the schools’ football and basketball teams. According to a company press...

May 9, 2013
The Georgia Aquarium is on of the state's top tourist attractions

$50 billion – Georgia Tourism Breaks Record

It was an historic year for tourism in Georgia. According to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, tourism contributed over $50 billion to the state economy. It is the first time in state history that tourism...

May 9, 2013
Medient Studios Moves Forward on $90 million Studio Project Near Savannah

Savannah Area Movie Studio Signs Major Deal

Medient Studios has announced a $40 million agreement with Prime Focus Limited to provide Cameras, lighting gear and other production equipment, cutting-edge full-service post production offline and online editing,...

May 8, 2013
The A.R. Johnson School in Augusta has been Ranked the Best High School in Georgia by new state scoring system

How Does Your Child’s School Score?

The Georgia Department of Education has released a much anticipated tool for evaluating the effectiveness of every public school in Georgia. The new grading system gives each school a score between 0 – 100. Overall the...

May 8, 2013
Murray County will be home to the first Mattex Plant outside the Middle East

Manufacturing Plant & 200 Jobs for Murray County

Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Dubai-based Mattex Corporation will build a manufacturing plant and employ up to 200 people at a location in Murray County. Mattex specializes in creating carpet backing material...

May 8, 2013
Atlanta is Ranked as One of the Best Cities in America for Starting a Career

Atlanta #9 for “Happiest” Entry-Level Workers

The employment assistance site has released a listing of the best places to start your new career. They characterize it as the “Happiest” cities for entry-level jobs. A survey of more than 4000 workers...

May 8, 2013
The Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Features Students from Around the World, including 3 from Georgia

3 Georgia Students Compete for Over $4 Million in Prizes at National Science Competition

The annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair includes some 1,600 student scientists and engineers from nearly 70 countries, who compete for more than $4 million in prizes including college scholarships....

May 8, 2013
Full-Time Jobs - working from home - are becoming more popular

Hundreds of Full-Time “Work from Home” Careers Available in Georgia

Ten years ago telecommuting became widely accepted in the U.S. workplace. Today, technology has allowed employees to work full-time from home. Worldwide it is estimated by Reuters that full-time home-based employees...

May 7, 2013
Reshoring Growth Continues - More U.S. Jobs

Follow-Up: Reshoring Making More & More Sense

The United States Department of Commerce has just released a new program for determining the true costs of offshoring compared to domestic production. According to the Commerce Department, the Assess Costs Everywhere (...

May 7, 2013