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250 Jobs for Forsyth County


CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate firm, has announced that Walmart will build a new location on Peachtree Parkway in Cumming, GA. The Super Walmart will be 177,000 square feet and is expected to open in 2014. Once fully operational, the Cumming Walmart will employ an estimated 250...

Georgia Department of Labor & Uncle Sam Team Up


The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has announced it will team up with the U.S. Army to try and fill a number of reservist positions. The GDOL Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host a recruitment event Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Training Room B at the career center, located at...

Two Georgia Companies Named Among Top Employers for Seniors


Marietta-based WellStar Health System and Atlanta-based Southern Company has been named by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) as among “Best Employers for Workers Over 50”. Wellstar earned the #10 spot on the list, while Southern Company comes in at #22. Overall, the National...

Savannah Economy Strong


Armstrong Atlantic State University forecasts the economic activity for the Savannah area, which includes Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties. Armstrong’s Center for Regional Analysis has published the economic forecast in the Coastal Empire Economic Monitor which states the region remains strong...

Atlanta SkyView Ferris Wheel Under Construction


Construction is underway on Skyview, the 20-story Ferris wheel located next to Centennial Olympic Park, according to WXIA-TV and Atlanta Business Chronicle. The Ferris wheel arrives on Monday in hundreds of pieces, and is scheduled to be completed and opened July 2nd. Skyview will employ...

Georgia College & State University Ranks #15 Nationwide for Online Graduate Programs


U.S. News & World Report has released their annual list of "Top Online Graduate Business Programs.  Georgia College & State University is among the rankings, coming in at #15.   Georgia Southern University ranks 34th. Factors that were taken into consideration for the rankings...

Mobile Technology and Health IT Jobs Booming in Metro Atlanta


A recent jobs report from the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) and Burning Glass International show overall job growth in metro Atlanta to be strong. The greatest sector of strength is found in technology, specifically Health Information and Mobile. The report tracked the number of advertised &...

Gulfstream Sets Speed Records


Savannah-based Gulfstream has set a series of new speed records, including just over 7 hours from Savannah to Paris, France. The records were established in the new Gulfstream G650. A crew of three along with five passengers broke a 25-year old record, also held by a Gulfstream jet, by making the...

Emory Chosen by VA as One of Six Nationwide


Emory University has been chosen to be one of the six nursing schools to train for the specialized field of veteran health care through the VA Nursing Academic Partnership program. The program is administered through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. This partnership will provide $4 million...

AT&T Picks Atlanta


The newest AT&T Foundry will be located in Atlanta. The communications giant chose Georgia’s Capitol city as the fourth Foundry location worldwide.The company currently has Foundry sites in Palo Alto, CA, Plano, TX, and Tel Aviv, Israel. The AT&T Foundry is a technology accelerator designed...

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