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U.S. Home Builders Confident


A new report shows confidence among U.S. home builders has reached its highest level since late 2005. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index has jumped to 59 this month from 56 in July. The increase in sentiment marks the fourth consecutive monthly gain. The...

Trident Seafoods to Creat 175 Jobs in Carroll County


Carroll County is soon to be home to Trident Seafoods, the largest vertically integrated seafood harvesting and processing company in North America, announced Governor Nathan Deal in a recent press release. The new plant will create 175 jobs and is a $41 million investment in the state of Georgia...

SCAD Offers New Film and Television Degrees


The Savannah College of Art and Design announced that it will now be offering two new degree programs at its Atlanta location beginning this fall: the Master of Arts and the Master of Fine Arts in Film and Television. Previously, the programs were only offered at the Savannah location. The film...

Virtual College Fair for Military Students and Veterans Set for September


Military Friendly Schools® represents the top U.S. colleges, universities and trade schools that offer military students, spouses and veterans the best educational services, programs, scholarships and discounts. Military Friendly Schools ® announced this week that the Student Veterans of America...

Georgia Schools of Excellence Named


The Georgia Department of Education has named the 2012 Georgia Schools of Excellence of Student Achievement. The Schools of Excellence are chosen from each Congressional District and are divided into two categories: the Highest Performing and the Highest Progress. The Highest Performing Schools...

Northwest Georgia Manufacturing Car Products


Clark-Cutler-McDermott Company is a world-class provider of acoustic insulation and interior trim products to the automotive industry serving clients such as General Motors and Volkswagen. The company is buying a Shaw Industries facility in Walker County with plans of hiring up to 50 employees,...

Caterpillar Hiring is Underway in NE Georgia


The state of the art, one million square foot Caterpillar facility, is expected to employ 1,400 people when fully operational. Work at the new plant will include major fabrications, paint and final assembly along with an on-site product distribution center for small track-type tractors and mini...

470 New Jobs for Bartow - Toyo Expanding


Bartow County is the home to Toyo Tire and its state of the art manufacturing facility. Toyo Tire has announced plans to expand the 900,000 square foot facility by another 475,000 square foot while adding up to 470 new jobs. The company will invest $210 million into the new addition, according to...

Crossroads Career Center Hosts Career Expo in Snellville


The Crossroads Career Network and the Georgia Department of Labor are co-sponsoring their 9th Annual Career Expo on Tuesday, August 20th at the Snellville United Methodist Church from 9am-Noon. There will be over 50 employers and resource agencies represented at the Career Expo, according to the...

Stockbridge New Home of World Internet Group


Stockbridge is the new home of World Internet Group. World Internet Group, a global technology company, has relocated to the city of Stockbridge and plans on creating more than 75 jobs, according to the ClaytonNewsDaily.com. Their new headquarters are located in The Corporate Center at Eagles...

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