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Aerospace Company Announces 100 New Jobs for Savannah


Good news for Savannah, 100 new aerospace jobs has been announced. Airframe parts supplier LMI Aerospace joined the Savannah Economic Development Authority in making the announcement Tuesday following a Savannah Economic Development Authority(SEDA) board vote in favor of a $125,000 cash incentive...

Delta is Ready When You Are


Atlanta-based Delta Airlines has announced it will hire 225 new flight attendants. The employee expansion is expected to be complete this fall. Delta hired 400 flight attendants last year as the airline continues to expand. New hires will come from a pool of 44,000 applicants from the 2012 hiring...

American Made Movie Created by Dacula High Graduates


The newly-released American Made Movie documentary focuses on the benefits of building products in the U.S. but it has a distinctly Georgia flavor. Dacula High School graduates Nathaniel McGill and Vincent Vittorio created and directed the film which began a 32-city tour on July 5th with the...

Porsche Sets Another Record


Atlanta-based Porsche Cars North America has achieved another sales record. The German sports car company saw a 23% sales increase selling 3700 vehicles in the U.S. during June 2013. One year ago, in June 2012, Porsche sold just over 3,000 cars and SUV’s. During the first six months of 2013 Porsche...

Starbucks Plant in Augusta to Hire 140


A new Starbucks Coffee Company manufacturing plant is scheduled to open near Augusta, GA in early 2014. The Augusta Chronicle reports 140 people will ultimately be employed at the facility. The $172 million manufacturing plant will create the coffee base which goes into the highly popular Starbucks...

Listen: Georgia Works Radio Show


The first episode of the Georgia Works radio show is now available online via podcast. This week we talk to: a former IRS Tax Attorney who shares the secrets to becoming a millionaire an author who believes people without a brand will die a generic an HR professional who claims the key to finding...

Report: West Georgia Economy Growing Strong


A recently released study from Center for Business and Economic Research at University of West Georgia shows consistent job growth in west Georgia and a strengthening of the housing market. The study covered the counties of Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Paulding and Polk. Overall unemployment...

Columbus/Midland Job Fair – July 9


Goodwill Industries of Southern Rivers serves 50 counties in west Georgia and east Alabama. The organization will host a Job Fair July 9th in Midland, GA. Employers such as Columbus Consolidated Government, Wells Fargo, Pezold Management, Alatrade, Manpower, and the Columbus Police Department will...

Gwinnett Chamber Leader Officially Takes Reigns


The new President of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce is the picture of leadership success. Dr. Dan Kaufman certainly has academic credentials; an undergraduate degree from the U.S. Military Academy, a Master’s degree from Harvard, and a Doctorate from M.I.T. He also spent the last eight years...

Major Development & New Jobs Planned for Dawson County


The retail building boom that slowed in 2009 is back again in north Georgia. Blanchard Real Estate Capital has announced plans for a large retail development on 102 acres located of Georgia Highway 400. The retail site which is being described as a “commercial power center” will be an estimated 350...

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