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Educational Opportunity of the Week – Chattahoochee Tech


Chattahoochee Technical College is home to over 13,000 students, making it one of Georgia’s largest public Universities. The school is spread across six counties and eight campuses in North Georgia. It is the home to over 70 educational programs including some of the very best for immediate...

Job & Career Fair Events for April 29-May 3


Twelve Job & Career Fair Events will be held in Georgia over the next seven days. Click on each event to learn more. Monday April 29 DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM COVINGTON CAREER CENTER, COVINGTON Hartwell Career Expo 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Cateechee Golf Club, Hartwell Bay...

Dawsonville Manufacturer Expected to Hire 150


Impulse Manufacturing has announced it has been awarded significant contracts with the new Caterpillar production facility in Athens, GA. The new demand is expected to create 150 manufacturing jobs over the next three years. According to a company news release, The new Caterpillar facility will...

Sublime to Go Big Time; Franchising Atlanta’s Favorite Donut


Atlanta’s award-winning Sublime Donuts has announced it will begin franchising the popular brand. The west Atlanta donut bakery was recently named “America’s Best Bakery” by Bake Magazine. According to a company press release now is the right time to expand the successful business, "Sublime...

Atlanta Chosen for Location of New Wells Fargo Expansion


Wells Fargo Insurance has announced it will expand the company’s international specialty group. Three cities have been chosen to help serve the needs of U.S. multi-national firms; Atlanta, New York, and San Francisco. According to a report at ClaimsJournal.com, the International Specialty Group...

Ionic Secures Almost $10 million in Funding & Plans for 50 New Jobs


Atlanta-based Internet Security firm, Ionic, has just closed a round of fundraising that resulted in almost $10 million of new investment. According to a company news release, The capital will be used to expand Ionic's engineering team, accelerate enterprise sales and increase awareness of its...

Atlanta Jobless Rate Drops Again


One year ago the unemployment rate in metro Atlanta stood at 8.9%, Thursday it was announced the rate has fallen to 7.9%. According to the Georgia Department of Labor, The number of jobs in metro Atlanta increased to 2,381,200, up by 13,100 from 2,368,100 in February. Most of the growth came in...

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 China is 443% to a record $3.3 billion. By comparison, Georgia exports to the rest...

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 football’s national championship following the 2016, 2019, 2022, 2025 seasons....

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 include 12 sound stages, a higher education facility, housing, retail, hotel, and...

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