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No More College Tuition?


If you don’t believe paying for college is a challenge, consider this, college debt exceeds credit card debt in the United States. The cost of a college education is rising at a faster rate than the cost of healthcare. And these costs are being consumed, for the most part, by young people who have...

12 Job Fair & Career Expo Events Across Georgia this Week


Please click on each link to read more about a specific Job Fair event. Monday July 15 Perimeter Staffing Placements 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM DeKalb Career Center, Decatur Tuesday July 16 Career Fair/Job Expo 9: 00 AM to 12:00 PM Oconee Fall Line Technical College, Dublin Global Protective Services 9:...

Largest Residential Land Purchase in Seven Years


The construction rebound continues as FrontDoor Communities announces a large 400-home development for southern Forsyth County. The 158-acre planned development represents the largest metro-Atlanta residential land purchase in seven years. According to a company news release, FrontDoor believes...

Georgia's Own Strike-Hold! [AUDIO AND VIDEO]


The story of Mike Huggard is uniquely American. He served his country in the Special Forces of the U.S. Army. He followed by serving his community as coach and teacher; he then became an entrepreneur. The product Strike-Hold is made and shipped from Mike’s manufacturing facility in Pickens County...

Create Jobs - Buy Georgia Made [AUDIO]


Georgia is home to some of the largest corporations in the world; Coca Cola, Home Depot, UPS to name a few.Our state is also a growing center of manufacturing with small entrepreneur-led companies leading the way.This week on Georgia Works I spent time talking to some people who make Georgia...

95 New Jobs for Augusta Area


The new Walmart Neighborhood market is scheduled to open this fall in Martinez, GA outside of Augusta. The company has announced 95 new positions will be filled. Applications are currently being taken both online and in person from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the Walmart Supercenter location 4469...

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...

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