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"American Made Movie" Starts a 32-city Tour Across Georgia

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...

July 8, 2013
The new Panamera Hybrid is in high demand

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...

July 8, 2013
A new Augusta-based Starbucks Manufacturing Facility will Soon Open

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...

July 5, 2013
Georgia Works Radio Show is now on the air statewide

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...

July 5, 2013
Tanner Health System is one of the growing employers in west Georgia

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...

July 5, 2013
Goodwill Industries has Opened a New Career Center in Midland, GA

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...

July 5, 2013
Dan Kaufman Officially Takes Over Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

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...

July 3, 2013
Blanchard Real Estate Capital Develops Property Across the SE United States

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...

July 3, 2013
Reason Foundation Ranks Georgia Highways Among the Best

Georgia Urban Interstate Conditions - #1 in the U.S.

The Reason Foundation, a national public policy think-tank, has released their 20th annual report on U.S. road conditions and cost effectiveness rankings. The Reason study covers overall performance of state owned...

July 2, 2013
The Georgia World Congress Center is one of America's Best Convention Centers

Georgia World Congress Center Makes the "Top 10”

It is almost four million square feet in size, making it one of the five largest convention centers in the nation. And now, the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) has been ranked as the 6th best in America by the...

July 2, 2013