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Georgia's #1 STEM School [AUDIO]


U.S. students have fallen behind much of the industrialized world in math & science scores. The most recent international testing shows American students near the middle of the pack when compared to 38 nations around the world.  The struggles of U.S. students in an increasingly global...

Career Fairs and Events for November 2nd - 8th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Saturday, November 2nd Johnson Controls Inc. Job Fair from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Johnson Controls Plant (West Point Facility), West Point Monday, November 4th Liberty Tax Service from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Dalton Career Center,...

How Teachers Can Help Their Students Get Hired


Georgia’s college and career clusters, which help students develop a practical career plan, puts the state’s young professionals at a tremendous advantage. That said, even more can be done to prepare students to enter the workforce - whether they intend to attend college or not. Though helpful in...

RSI Putting Americans Back to Work


Rural Sourcing, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, was featured in Inc. Magazine's 2nd annual  "Hire Power Awards." The Hire Power Awards honors private businesses that help to generate U.S. jobs. “For the second year in a row, we are pleased to recognize the employers who are putting Americans...

Surya Rugs Growing in Bartow County


Surya Rugs is planning an expansion in Bartow County, reports the Rome News-Tribune. Specifically, the project will impact 75 acres on Cass White Road in White. There will be two phases of the expansion. The first phase will include 50,000 square feet designated for office space. The second phase...

Innovation in Teaching Second Round Winners


Congratulations goes out to the second round winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition as announced today by Governor Nathan Deal. Deborah Goodman, Kindergarten Teacher Shallowford Falls Elementary School in Cobb County Tara Dougherty, First Grade Teacher Kingsley Charter School in...

Walmart Supplier Creating Jobs in Hazelhurst


President and CEO of Walmart, Bill Simon, has announced that three of their suppliers have made new domestic manufacturing commitments that will create 385 new jobs. One of those suppliers is Elan-Polo, Inc., who has a factory in Hazelhurst. Elan-Polo, Inc., will start producing injection-molded...

Kohl's Hiring 50,000 Seasonal Employees


Kohl's Department Stores are gearing up for the holiday season and hiring 50,000 employees for their stores, distribution centers, and on-line shopping website.  Positions include, part-time and full-time positions. Michelle Gass, Kohl's chief customer officer, said in a statement that the...

Macon Business Award Winners of 2013


YKK USA was awarded "Industry of the Year" at the 2013 Business & Industry Awards event sponsored by the Macon Economic Development Commission and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce. YKK USA is a manufacturer of zippers, hooks & loops, and plastic parts. They have been located in Macon...

Mohawk Receives Award


Mohawk Industries received "Deal of the Year" Award from the Georgia Economic Developers Association. The award recognizes Mohawk for the Summerville facility expansion that helped to create jobs and sustain the manufacturing business in the community. "The Summerville expansion is a win for our...

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