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200 Jobs Coming to Acworth


Cabela’s Incorporated announced they are opening a 100,000 square foot retail store in Acworth and a 42,000 square foot Cabela’s Outpost store in Augusta. Construction on the store in Acworth is to begin this fall and open in the fall of 2014. It will be located off of I-75 and Hwy 92 in the...

80 Jobs Coming to Hart County


Field Service Engineering (FSE) based out of Hartwell, Michigan, is moving its corporate headquarters to Hart County, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and FSE announced yesterday. Field Service Engineering will be investing $5 million to expand its operations in Hart County....

Georgia Works 7/25/13: Former MLB player gives back to help todays youth get into college! [AUDIO AND VIDEO]


The high school graduation rate for African-American males in the Atlanta Public School System is less than 50%. This week on the Georgia Works radio show we take an in-depth look at LEAD. This is the highly successful mentoring and training program established by Atlanta native and former...

Georgia's Little Known College Scholarships


It’s common knowledge that thousands of college scholarships go unused every year. The question is why? Likely it’s because many scholarship offers are obscure. Perhaps even more likely it’s because the scholarships requirements are so specific and unique that few students actually qualify. For...

100% Graduation Rate – LEAD Delivers [AUDIO & VIDEO]


(updated from original post May 20th 2013) The inner-city Atlanta youth baseball program (LEAD) started by former professional baseball player CJ Stewart recently held their annual awards night. The event held at Georgia Public Broadcasting headquarters featured outstanding student-athletes who had...

Polk County Going Solar


A 10-acre farm is going solar in Polk County. This will be the third solar farm in Polk County and should be completed by 2014, according to the Cedartown Standard. The other two solar farms are in Rockmart and Cedartown. Along with a quiet and low-impact energy source, a major benefit from the...

Bass Pro Shops Setting up Camp in Georgia


The word is out. Bass Pro Shops is coming to Augusta and Emerson. The Columbia County commissioners announced Wednesday that Bass Pro Shops® Outpost will be opening a 50,000 square foot store in the fall of 2014 or early spring 2015. The store will be located near the intersection of I-20 and...

Monster.com Lists Top 6 "Hot Jobs"


Monster.com, the popular worldwide employment search engine, has released “The Top 6 Hot Jobs That Pay Over $80,000 a Year”. Here’s a quick synopsis of Monster's Contributing Writer Tom Mangan’s article highlighting the half-dozen hot jobs. For the full article, please click HERE. Neonatologist...

Largest Web Series Festival in Southeast to be Hosted by Georgia Tech


The Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication Technology is hosting the largest Webfest in the Southeast this October. ATL WEBFEST is geared towards growing the digital film and video production industries. The three day event will include screenings, workshops, panels, and...

America’s Most Dangerous States to Work


Sometimes it’s good to be average. A new study from a disability insurance company shows Maine to be the most dangerous state for workers. The study, conducted by the Allsup company, reviewed job-related injury claims that are serious enough to require a job transfer or restriction of job duties....

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