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Sports Bars are a Common Site in Atlanta

#8 "Most Exciting" City – Atlanta

The real estate website,, has released its list of the 10 “Most Exciting” cities in the United States. Coming in at #8 is Atlanta, GA. The formula to determine what American city was the most exciting...

May 3, 2013
The University of Georgia Routinely Ranks as One of America's Top Schools for Economic Development

UGA to Open Economic Development Office in Atlanta

The University of Georgia, incoming President Jere Morehead, has announced plans to open an economic development office in Atlanta. UGA consistently ranks as one of the top universities in the U.S. for moving research...

May 2, 2013
PointClear Solutions is a Leader in Health Information Technology

200 IT Jobs for Atlanta

Atlanta has attracted another IT company to its growing resume of Health Technology companies. PointClear Solutions will be relocating its corporate headquarters to Metro Atlanta and Dunwoody creating 100 to 200 new...

May 2, 2013
The Savannah Riverfront is a Major Attraction for Tourism

Savannah Convention Business is Booming

Savannah has been ranked as one of the "Top 10" cities in America to visit by USA Weekend Magazine, and the Savannah International Trade...

May 2, 2013
Engineered Floors is Making One of the Largest Investments in Georgia History (photo:courtesy of WRCB Televison)

Update - $500 Million Investment & 2,400 Jobs

Calhoun, GA-based Engineered Floors will invest $500 million in the creation of two new manufacturing facilities. The investment is expected to create 2,400 total jobs. According to a release from the Georgia Department...

May 2, 2013
Coca-Cola is Hiring

Coca-Cola Hiring 52 in Atlanta

Atlanta-based Coca Cola the world’s most well-known company, with 75,000 employees across North America and are currently hiring in Georgia. As of May 2, Coca-Cola has 52 open positions in the Atlanta area. The...

May 2, 2013
Atlanta Has Become a Top Tourist Destination

Atlanta – Home to 40 Million Visitors

The city of Atlanta can now boast of being a major tourism city alongside Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed believes new development and attractions will cause the number of visitors to...

May 1, 2013
Development is Underway for Lakepoint Sports Complex Near Lake Allatoona

LakePoint – World’s Largest Amateur Sports Complex Breaks Ground

The massive LakePoint Sporting Community...

May 1, 2013
Possibly 2000 Carpet Manufacturing Jobs for NW Georgia

2400 Jobs for Northwest Georgia

Engineered Floors of Calhoun, GA has announced an expansion that could create 2400 jobs in Northwest Georgia. Engineered Floors is the new company started by Bob Shaw, former CEO of flooring giant, Shaw Industries. The...

May 1, 2013
The San Francisco 49'ers are One of More than 1000 Shaw Sports Turf Customers

Shaw Industries Winning the “Turf” War

The Mount Paran Christian School in Kennesaw, GA recently became the first school in the nation to install the new Shaw Sports Turf Powerblade system. It is the latest advancement in the world of athletic turf...

May 1, 2013