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America’s #1 City to Start a Small Business – Atlanta


Nerdwallet.com, 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 Tulsa to take the top spot. According to the report, Atlanta earned an A- on...

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 Atlanta. According to Georgia Tech, The Midtown Alliance-Georgia Tech partnership...

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 is expected to be completed in November, according to a Development of Regional...

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 total of more than 300 jobs in the community within the next several years. The...

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 & Gifted in Dallas, Texas too top honors. Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and...

Youth Summer Jobs Available with U.S. Forest Service


The Greening Youth Foundation is teaming up with the U.S. Forest Service to hire youth (ages 15-19) for Summer jobs with the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew. According to the website LakeLanier.com, YCC provides meaningful employment, job skills and educational opportunities through outdoor...

Major New Development for Downtown Savannah


North Point Hospitality Group has announced it will build a major hotel and retail center along the banks of the Savannah River. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, North Point Hospitality Group Inc. is seeking approval to build a mixed-use development that includes a 470-room...

125 Jobs for Valdosta


Express Scripts, America’s largest prescription management company, has announced Valdosta as the location for new customer service jobs. According to a report from the Valdosta Daily Times, Express Scripts announced Thursday that it plans to hire up to 125 customer-service agents in Valdosta who...

400 Jobs for Columbia County


Pennsylvania-based Urban Outfitters has announced the creation of a major call center to be located in Columbia County, GA near Augusta. According to a company press release, Urban Outfitters will hire 200 people before August 1 and a full 400 people over the next five years. Urban Outfitters...

20 Job Fair Events Scheduled for the Next Week


Twenty Job Fair and Career Expo Events to be held across Georgia. Click on the name of each event for more information. Saturday April 20 BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM COLUMBUS CAREER CENTER, COLUMBUS Monday April 22 Juvenile Justice Pre-Screening 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM Eastman...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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