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Expansion Update – Georgia Companies on the Move


Suwanee-based simpleFLOORS inc. has hired a new Chief Operating Officer and announced plans for expansion across the U.S. and Canada. New COO Julio Berea says, “We believe that simpleFLOORS is poised to become one of the leading retailers of flooring products in the United States. Our goal is to...

Web Tech Firm – Search Discovery – to Double Workforce in Atlanta


Atlanta-based Search Discovery has announced plans to relocate the company headquarters and more than double the current workforce, according to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The internet technology company has seen record growth recently and will move into a new 10,000 square foot...

Bio-Science Training Center in Covington Moving Forward


The State of Georgia is in the process of purchasing a 6.7 acre tract of land in Stanton Springs, near Covington, GA, to construct a 48,000 square foot bio-science training center. The facility is part of the new bio-sciences industry expanding in Georgia with the Baxter Pharmaceuticals...

More Tires – More Jobs; Coming to Georgia?


Hankook Tire Company is considering Georgia as a location for a manufacturing plant in the U.S. It would be the company’s first U.S. plant. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the South Korean-based Hankook is working with the Georgia Department of Economic Development to...

Job Fair Weekly - 17 Events Across Georgia - April 15-19


There will be 17 Job Fair event across Georgia between Monday April 15 and Friday April 19. Below is the listing. Click on an individual event for more information. Monday April 15th Aerotek Commercial Staffing 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Rome Career Center, Rome Tuesday April 16th 2013 Wiregrass GA....

Walmart to Hire 300 in Stone Mountain


A soon to be open Walmart store in Stone Mountain, GA has 300 openings for full and part-time jobs. Walmart has established a temporary hiring center at Georgia Piedmont Technical College located @ 495 North Indian Creek Drive in Clarkston, GA. Anyone interested in applying should do so between 8AM...

Another Major Film Studio Coming to Georgia


Georgia is now a significant player in the world of television and movie production. The last 30 days have seen announcements to build major film studios in Georgia by mega-producer Tyler Perry, Pinewood Studios, and Medient Studios. We can now add Triple Horse to the list. The Georgia-based film...

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Adding 200 Jobs in Columbus, GA


One of Georgia’s largest health insurance provider, Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Georgia, has announced the expansion of state operations that will include 200 new positions in the workforce. According to the Ledger-Enquirer.com, Jennifer Wade, staff vice president of operations at Blue Cross and Blue...

Savannah Area Mall Development Moving Forward


The Savannah Economic Development Authority has given a green light on tax breaks for a large shopping mall planned for Pooler, GA just outside of Savannah. The upscale shopping venue will receive property tax abatements estimated to be worth $131,000 annually. The project, once opened, is expected...

Intercat of Savannah Plans $35 million Expansion and 25 New Jobs


The Savannah Economic Development Authority made the announcement that long-time Savannah manufacturer, Intercat, is expanding its operations though capital investment and job creation. According to a report in the Savannah Morning News, "We have been operating in Savannah for 25 years and...

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