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Georgia Tech Ranks as the Best Educational Investment for U.S. Public Schools

Georgia Tech Ranked #1 Public Institution for Educational Return on Investment

The website has released a report showing the best earning values for degrees across the United States. Georgia Tech was the only school in Georgia to make the top twenty, coming in at #10 overall....

April 10, 2013
Nordson Wins Prestigious Georgia Manufacturing Award

Nordson of Swainsboro Named Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

The Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently announced Nordson Corporation as the “mid-size” Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. This category includes all...

April 9, 2013
Business Expansion Announcements

Expansion Update – Georgia Business Announcements

Roswell, GA- based Leadmaster has announced it will expand its offerings into the world of franchising. The company currently bills itself as a global “Leader in sales and lead management.” Florida-based Bugerfi has...

April 9, 2013
Georgia Tech Campus is soon to be a new home of Walmart

Wal-Mart to Open on the Georgia Tech Campus

As part of a new strategy aimed at creating Wal-Mart locations on college campuses, the world’s largest retailer has announced it will open locations at Arizona State University and Georgia Tech. Currently Wal-Mart has...

April 9, 2013
Georgia Winery Announces Major Expansion

Georgia Winery Announces Expansion

Ringgold, GA-based Georgia Winery labels itself as “first of its kind in Georgia”. Established in 1983, Georgia Winery, is one of the largest wine producers in Georgia and about to get a lot bugger. The winery has...

April 9, 2013
Nation's Premiere Indoor Racing Operator Expanding to Atlanta

K1 Speed Expanding to Atlanta

Described as the “ultimate in indoor electric go-kart racing” California-based K1Speed has announced plans to expand into four major U.S. cities during 2013: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, San Antonio. K1 is now the largest...

April 9, 2013
Job Fair with 20 Employers

Atlanta Job Fair - Today

The Job News Atlanta Job Fair is being held today, Tuesday, from 10am to 2pm at the Holiday Inn Atlanta Perimeter located at 4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Road , Atlanta, GA 30341. Twenty employers are scheduled to attend...

April 9, 2013
Shipwreck Sandwhich from the Warf Restaurant in Decatur, GA

Decatur, GA – America’s #1 “Foodie” City

Want to open a restaurant? Perhaps Decatur is the place. The restaurant industry in Decatur has been booming for years and now the website has ranked Decatur as the top “foodie” city in the United States...

April 8, 2013
Service related jobs dominate teh metro Atlanta economy

Atlanta – 7th Most “Post-Industrial” U.S. City

Economists call the move to an economy based on the production of services, as opposed to goods, “post-industrial”. Atlanta is one of the leading metropolitan areas for the ratio of services produced to goods produced....

April 8, 2013
Kubota has opened a new manufacturing facility in Jefferson, GA

Kubota Plant Opens and with it 200 Jobs

The Kubota Corporation announced the opening of a $73 million manufacturing facility in Jefferson, GA. The plant manufactures the company’s 30-50 HP compact tractors. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal was on hand for the...

April 8, 2013