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Sharecare Receives Health IT Award


The Metro Atlanta Chamber announced Sharecare as the "2013 Emerging Company of the Year" at the 4th Annual Health IT Leadership Summit. Sharecare, founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold, is an online health and wellness social engagement platform based out of Atlanta. More than 30 million people...

Shaw Thriving in Savannah


The Savannah Economic Development Authority has welcomed Shaw Industries to Savannah. Shaw has relocated its Southeast distribution center to Savannah from Columbia, South Carolina, and has already doubled its original 156,000 square foot facility to more than 300,000 square feet, reported...

The Hunger Games Helping Atlanta History Center Tourism


Although filming for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has wrapped up, Atlanta is still making profits because of the movie filming. The Swan House at the Atlanta History Center was one of the set locations during the filming. The Atlanta History Center is hosting a Swan House Capitol Tour with...

Increasing Revenues for Georgia


Georgia's net tax revenue has increased from one year ago. By the end of October 2013, Georgia's net tax collections increased approximately $81.75 million or 5.9 percent compared to the month-end October 2012.Additionally, year to date net tax revenue collections are up 5.9 percent compared to the...

Southern Company-A Top Military Friendly Employer


G.I. Jobs has named the Southern Company the highest-ranked utility company in its 2014 Top Military Friendly Employer® listing. This is the seventh consecutive year that Southern Company has received this honor. They are ranked in the Top 10 Overall. "Southern Company is privileged to have so...

Join the "Red Kettle" Army [AUDIO]


The “Red” Kettles will soon be everywhere, or at least we should hope. One of Georgia’s most successful charity efforts, to help those in need during the holiday season, is the Salvation Army Red Kettle program. This week on Georgia Works we talk to Salvation Army Atlanta Area Commander, Major Todd...

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fairs


Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is helping veterans and military spouses find employment. Hiring Our Heroes will be having two job fairs this week in Augusta and Atlanta. Tuesday, November, 12th from 10 am to 1 pm will be a job fair at Savannah Rapids...

Career Fairs and Events for November 11th - 15th


Please click on event for further detailed information. Tuesday, November 12th AutoNation from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Cobb/Cherokee GDOL, Marietta NWGA Job Readiness Kickoff from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at The Forum Civic Center Complex, Rome Wednesday, November 13th Surge Staffing from 9:00 AM...

Augusta Corporate Park Adding Renewable Energy Jobs


Augusta Renewable Energy LLC is building its first anaerobic digestion facility in Georgia and will create approximately 10 highly technical positions, announced the Augusta Chronicle. The new facility will be in the Augusta Corporate Park and will primarily use coffee grounds from the neighboring...

200 Jobs for Savannah


Southern Aviation Parts & Services has announced it will invest up to $17 million over the next five years to develop two locations in the Savannah area. The general aviation services company is expected to hire up to 200 people with an average salary of $60,000 per year. According to a report...

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