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Effingham County's Industrial Authority is Paving the Way for America's Largest Movie Studio

Effingham County Mega-Studio Moves Forward

The Effingham County Industrial Authority has approved a bond resolution for the industrial development bonds associated with the Medient Studios project. The up to $300 million in bonds are for capital expenditures...

June 21, 2013
WellStar is Planning an Outpatient Facility (like the one seen here) for Cherokee County

150,000 Square Foot Healthcare Facility to Open in Cherokee County

WellStar Health System has announced it will construct a 150,000 square foot health facility in Holly Springs, GA. The news follows a February announcement of the purchase of 62 acres and plans to hire 1000 workers for...

June 21, 2013
Georgia Schools are Leading the Way in Earning Online Masters Degrees

Georgia, Georgia State, West Georgia, Clark Earn Top Honors for Online Masters Programs has released their annual college masters program rankings. It is a tool for students in their search for the best online education and degree programs. There are 13 Masters Degree Programs that...

June 21, 2013
Real Estate Sales Remain Strong Across Georgia and Most of the U.S.

Existing Home Sales Reach 2009 Levels; Atlanta Jumps Again

The latest report from the National Association of Realtors is good news for homeowners. Existing home sales rose 4.2% in May to a level of 5.2 million nationwide. This is the highest level of existing home sales since...

June 20, 2013
The Carroll County Chamber is Hosting Phase-Two of a Career Expo

Carroll County Career Expo Announced

From the Georgia Department of Labor... Job seekers in West Georgia will have a unique opportunity to connect with businesses looking to fill current or future openings during a career expo sponsored by the Georgia...

June 20, 2013
A New Super Walmart in Cumming is Expected to Employ 250

250 Jobs for Forsyth County

CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate firm, has announced that Walmart will build a new location on Peachtree Parkway in Cumming, GA. The Super Walmart will be 177,000 square feet and is expected to open in...

June 20, 2013
The U.S. Army is Looking to Fill Open Reservist Positions

Georgia Department of Labor & Uncle Sam Team Up

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has announced it will team up with the U.S. Army to try and fill a number of reservist positions. The GDOL Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will host a recruitment event Friday, June 21...

June 20, 2013
WellStar in Marietta has been recognized as a Top Place for Senior Employees

Two Georgia Companies Named Among Top Employers for Seniors

Marietta-based WellStar Health System and Atlanta-based Southern Company has been named by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) as among “Best Employers for Workers Over 50”. Wellstar earned the #10 spot...

June 20, 2013
Savannah has become an "Economic Engine" for Georgia

Savannah Economy Strong

Armstrong Atlantic State University forecasts the economic activity for the Savannah area, which includes Chatham, Bryan and Effingham counties. Armstrong’s Center for Regional Analysis has published the economic...

June 20, 2013
Atlanta's Newest Tourist Attraction is Creating Construction Jobs

Atlanta SkyView Ferris Wheel Under Construction

Construction is underway on Skyview, the 20-story Ferris wheel located next to Centennial Olympic Park, according to WXIA-TV and Atlanta Business Chronicle. The Ferris wheel arrives on Monday in hundreds of pieces, and...

June 19, 2013