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Georgia is Now the 6th Largest Exporting State to China

Georgia to China Exports Growing Rapidly

The state of Georgia has become an international leader for exports to China. A new ranking of the top U.S. states that export to China has Georgia ranked 6th. During the last decade the growth of Georgia exports to...

April 25, 2013
The New Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl will Host a National Semi-Final Game

Chick-Fil-A/Peach Bowl Earns Playoff Spot

The highly anticipated College Football Playoff system is becoming more clear and Atlanta will play a major part. The former Peach Bowl, which became the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, will be a host of a semi-final game for college...

April 25, 2013
Jacoby Development of Atlanta has Announced Plans for an Entertainment Complex in Gwinnett

Major Movie Studios for Gwinnett

Jacoby Development, the group that built Atlantic Station in Atlanta, has announced it will construct a 400,000 square foot complex of state of the art media studios in Gwinnett County. The development is expected to...

April 25, 2013
Italian Manufacturer Selects Hiram, GA for New American HQ

Paulding County Selected for New U.S. Headquarters

Italian Manufacturer, RONCHI Mario, has announced the selection of Hiram, GA to be the location of its new U.S. headquarters. RONCHI is a world leader in the production of filling machines for the chemical, cosmetics,...

April 25, 2013
Georgia's Newest City is Hiring a Police Force

Brookhaven Hiring 50 Officers

Georgia’s newest city, Brookhaven, is hiring 50 law enforcement officers to create the Brookhaven Police Department. Newly hired officers will earn between $38,500 and $55,000 per year with a first year housing...

April 25, 2013
New Report Shows Atlanta as the Best Place in America to Start a New Business

America’s #1 City to Start a Small Business – Atlanta, which recently ranked Georgia Tech as the #1 post-secondary educational investment, has now ranked Atlanta the top city for starting a small business. Atlanta beat out the likes of Charlotte, Austin, and...

April 24, 2013
Georgia Tech & the Midtown Alliance are Teaming Up

Innovation District Coming to Midtown Atlanta

The Midtown Alliance and Georgia Tech have announced a strategic partnership aimed at creating a new “Innovation District” for creating and expanding the technology infrastructure and luring entrepreneurs into midtown...

April 24, 2013
6-Acre Solar Farm Will Soon be Constructed in East Georgia

Solar Farm Coming to Sparta

Ecoplexus, a San Francisco-based solar energy company has announced plans to build a 6-acre solar farm in Sparta, GA. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, The 1MW (megawatt) project in Hancock County...

April 24, 2013
Hostess is Set to Re-Open the Columbus, GA Plant and Create 300 Jobs

300 Jobs for Columbus

Hostess Brands will re-open its large bakery in Columbus, GA creating 300 jobs in the process. According to a company press release, the Company will initially add 200 jobs to the local economy and plans to create a...

April 24, 2013
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology is One of America's Best Schools

3rd Best in America - Gwinnett Charter School

The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology has been ranked the best high school in Georgia and the third best in America, according to US News and World Report. The School for the Talented...

April 23, 2013