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LEAD Participants have a 100% High School Graduation Rate

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...

July 26, 2013
College Scholarships are available, if you know when to look

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...

July 26, 2013
CJ Stewart and LEAD Program Graduates

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...

July 25, 2013
Polk County will soon have a third solar farm in operation

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...

July 25, 2013
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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...

July 25, 2013
Neonatologist is one of the "Hottest" jobs according to Monster.com

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...

July 24, 2013
The ATL WEBFEST will be held Oct. 25th - 27th

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...

July 24, 2013
Surprisingly, Amusement Parks are rated the most injury-prone workplace

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...

July 24, 2013
Teleperformance is expanding operations and adding jobs in Augusta, GA

Teleperformance Adding 130 Jobs in Augusta

Teleperformance, a world-wide customer service operator, is adding 130 more jobs to its Augusta facility, as reported by The Augusta Chronicle. The global company has been operating in a 50,000 square foot building,...

July 23, 2013
New Walmart Location to Hire 250

New Fulton County Walmart Means 250 Jobs

A new Walmart Supercenter off of Cascade Road in South Fulton County began this construction past October, and is now ready to hire at least 250 retail employees. Fulton County's Housing and Human Services, Office of...

July 23, 2013

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