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U.S. Tax Law Actually Allows a Number of Ways to Earn Money & Keep It - Tax Free

18 Ways to Tax-Free Income

It’s no coincidence that the 9 states with no personal income tax have some of the highest population growth rates. People generally don’t like paying taxes. So, what if there were a way to pay 0% taxes on certain...

June 6, 2013
Georgia Southern & Statesboro Want the University to Expand Downtown

Georgia Southern University Expanding

The Statesboro City Council has approved a plan to partner with Georgia Southern University in expanding the school’s campus in downtown. The agreement hinges on the awarding of a $1 million joint grant from the U.S....

June 5, 2013
Brixx Pizza Moving into Georgia

New Pizza Chain Moving to Georgia

North Carolina-based Brixx Wood-Fired Pizza has announced it will soon make the move into Georgia with 3 new locations. The specialty pizza restaurant currently has 21 locations throughout the Carolinas, Tennessee, and...

June 5, 2013
Sports Safety Has Become a Serious Concern in High School Athletics

Local Atlanta High School Students Win National Safety Award With Funny Video

Brendan Rosenberg from the Holy Innocents School and Jacob Schlanger from North Springs High won first place in the Brock International Safety MVP national video contest. The Atlanta area students set out to show why...

June 5, 2013
TMX Finance, Owners of TitleMax, Expect Record Growth this Year

29% Store Growth in One Year

Savannah-based TMX Finance (which includes TitleMax, TitleBucks, InstaLoan) is experiencing record growth for its number of stores. The privately held auto lending company has seen a 20% revenue growth during the first...

June 5, 2013
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Will Help Train New Mohawk Employees

Quick Start & Georgia Northwestern Tech Team with Mohawk to Fill 500 Jobs

As recently reported on this blog, Mohawk Industries is expanding in NW Georgia and looking to fill 500 new jobs. Now the State of Georgia, with the highly successful Quick Start program, along with Georgia Northwestern...

June 5, 2013
Law School Graduates Face a Tough Time Finding Jobs in Some States

Law School: Good Idea or Bad?

The question of whether to attend law school may be determined by where you live. A new book ‘The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis’ documents that in many states the ratio of lawyers to jobs is terrible. Certain...

June 5, 2013
The TomorrowLand Festival is Headed to Georgia

One of World’s Largest Music Festivals Coming to Georgia

TomorrowLand music festival is so popular, last year they turned away 2 million fans. Yes, turned them away. Now for the first time, the hyper-popular Belgian festival is going International. The 2,000-acre Bouckaert...

June 4, 2013
Georgia Schools Excel in Teaching Motorcylce Repair

Two Georgia Schools Named Tops in the Nation for Motorcycle Repair

The motorcycle dedicated website has released a listing of the top 30 motorcycle repair schools in the United States. Georgia’s own Chattahoochee Tech and Piedmont Tech were chosen as top schools for starting a...

June 4, 2013
Atlanta-based Moe's Has Grown to 500 Locations in 10 Years

Gotta Go To Moe’s

Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill has opened its 500th location. The newest restaurant is located on 3rd Avenue in Manhattan. The fast-growing restaurant company has opened an average of one new location every week...

June 4, 2013