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Savannah Convention Business is Booming


Savannah has been ranked as one of the "Top 10" cities in America to visit by USA Weekend Magazine, and the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center is hosting record numbers of events and trade shows in 2013. The facility anticipates having the largest number of booked hotel rooms this...

Update - $500 Million Investment & 2,400 Jobs


Calhoun, GA-based Engineered Floors will invest $500 million in the creation of two new manufacturing facilities. The investment is expected to create 2,400 total jobs. According to a release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, "The story of Engineered Floors is the story of a...

Coca-Cola Hiring 52 in Atlanta


Atlanta-based Coca Cola the world’s most well-known company, with 75,000 employees across North America and are currently hiring in Georgia. As of May 2, Coca-Cola has 52 open positions in the Atlanta area. The available jobs include: IT Strategic Manager Senior Software Engineer Packing...

Atlanta – Home to 40 Million Visitors


The city of Atlanta can now boast of being a major tourism city alongside Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed believes new development and attractions will cause the number of visitors to grow. According to a City of Atlanta press release, “Tourism is one of the top...

LakePoint – World’s Largest Amateur Sports Complex Breaks Ground


The massive LakePoint Sporting Community & Town Center has finally broken ground on a development that is expected to be one of the largest sports-based facilities in the United States. The location 40 miles north of Atlanta off of I-75 and Red Top Mountain Road will bring an anticipated 4...

2400 Jobs for Northwest Georgia


Engineered Floors of Calhoun, GA has announced an expansion that could create 2400 jobs in Northwest Georgia. Engineered Floors is the new company started by Bob Shaw, former CEO of flooring giant, Shaw Industries. The company will build two major manufacturing facilities near Dalton, GA and...

Shaw Industries Winning the “Turf” War


The Mount Paran Christian School in Kennesaw, GA recently became the first school in the nation to install the new Shaw Sports Turf Powerblade system. It is the latest advancement in the world of athletic turf technology; a world where Shaw Industries has become a major player. The Dalton, GA –...

Georgia Ranked #9 for Starting a Business


A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks all 50 states for entrepreneurship and innovation, as measured by the number of high-tech businesses in the state, programs that support entrepreneurs, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) job concentration. Georgia is...

Children’s Health Care of Atlanta Growing


A $19 million expansion is planned by Children’s Health Care of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite hospitals. The investment is expected to add 50 new beds and an undisclosed number of new jobs. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the expansion is driven by demand from an...

Free Online College - Yes, Free!


Supply & Demand meet technology. It is the current state of higher education in America – online or digital learning. The demand for higher education is growing rapidly in a worldwide economy based upon the “Digital Age”. The supply of content, or course offerings, has never been higher. The...

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