National Parks Support More Than 5,200 Jobs


National Park Service officials say the more than 7.3 million people visited Georgia's national parks in 2012, and the tourism generated an economic benefit of more than $343 million (Associated Press). In a release, National Park Service Southeast Regional Director Stan Austin said the parks are a...

Georgia Investing in STEM Teaching Programs


Georgia will be the first state in the South to join a growing national initiative that seeks to increase the supply of outstanding teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and change how they are prepared to teach, Governor Deal announced today. "STEM education plays...

Prince Moving HQ to Atlanta


One of the oldest names in tennis is moving its corporate headquarters to Atlanta. Prince Global Sports is finalizing a lease agreement to move into commercial property in the Buckhead area, Prince recently announced. The company is relocating from Bordentown, New Jersey. CEO Mike Ballardie stated...

Money for Entrepreneurs [AUDIO]


Capital; it is the lifeblood for any business, and especially important for entrepreneurs. This week on Georgia Works Radio we look at a Georgia based company that specializes in micro-loans to start-up businesses. Since 1999, Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) has made more than $21 million...

Career Fairs and Events for March 1st - 7th


Please click on each event for further detailed information. Saturday, March 1st Lake Lanier Islands Job Fair from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford Monday, March 3rd Allied Barton Security from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm at the Athens Career Center Tuesday, March 4th Kelly Services...

Denny's Adding 20 New Atlanta Diners


Denny's, the All-American diner that has been in business for over 60 years, is about to open 20 new restaurants in the Atlanta area, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Former pro football Donnell Thompson and Ronald Wooten have signed a development agreement with Denny's Corporation for...

Veteran Spring Career Fair


There will be a Veteran Spring Career Fair held on Thursday, March 13th in Valdosta. The career fair will be open to veterans, their family members, active duty personnel, military retirees, National Guard and U.S. Reserve units and more. The Veteran Spring Career Fair will be from 1:00 pm to 4:00...

Burger 21 Expanding in Atlanta


The rapidly expanding Burger 21, has three new restaurants opening in the metro Atlanta area: Johns Creek, Alpharetta, and Perimeter Mall. Future plans are to open 10 additional locations to the Kennesaw, Midtown, Buckhead, Cumberland Norcross communities. Dan Stone, Vice President of Franchise...

Can Your Kids Dance? They Should Audition for Maurice Hines’ Play


If your kids can dance like a Broadway star they should audition for Maurine Hines’ upcoming production Maurice Hines Tappin’ Thru Life. Auditions are being held today from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Alliance Theatre. Registration for the auditions begins at 1 p.m. You can pre-register at alliance....

Inalfa Roof Systems Expanding in Cherokee County


Inalfa Roof Systems is expanding its recently completed 165,000-square-foot regional headquarters in southwest Cherokee County by an additional 45,000 square feet, announced Governor Nathan Deal today. The company will be investing an additional $6 million and create 100 new jobs in addition to...

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