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A new Augusta-based Starbucks Manufacturing Facility will Soon Open

Starbucks Plant in Augusta to Hire 140

- Friday, July 5, 2013 - 9:56am

A new Starbucks Coffee Company manufacturing plant is scheduled to open near Augusta, GA in early 2014. The Augusta Chronicle reports 140 people will ultimately be employed at the facility. The $172 million...

Georgia Works Radio Show is now on the air statewide

Listen: Georgia Works Radio Show

- Friday, July 5, 2013 - 7:46am

The first episode of the Georgia Works radio show is now available online via podcast. This week we talk to: a former IRS Tax Attorney who shares the secrets to becoming a millionaire an author who believes people...

Tanner Health System is one of the growing employers in west Georgia

Report: West Georgia Economy Growing Strong

- Friday, July 5, 2013 - 7:23am

A recently released study from Center for Business and Economic Research at University of West Georgia shows consistent job growth in west Georgia and a strengthening of the housing market. The study covered the...

Goodwill Industries has Opened a New Career Center in Midland, GA

Columbus/Midland Job Fair – July 9

- Friday, July 5, 2013 - 6:07am

Goodwill Industries of Southern Rivers serves 50 counties in west Georgia and east Alabama. The organization will host a Job Fair July 9th in Midland, GA. Employers such as Columbus Consolidated Government, Wells Fargo...

Dan Kaufman Officially Takes Over Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

Gwinnett Chamber Leader Officially Takes Reigns

- Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:56am

The new President of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce is the picture of leadership success. Dr. Dan Kaufman certainly has academic credentials; an undergraduate degree from the U.S. Military Academy, a Master’s degree...

Blanchard Real Estate Capital Develops Property Across the SE United States

Major Development & New Jobs Planned for Dawson County

- Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 6:57am

The retail building boom that slowed in 2009 is back again in north Georgia. Blanchard Real Estate Capital has announced plans for a large retail development on 102 acres located of Georgia Highway 400. The retail site...

Reason Foundation Ranks Georgia Highways Among the Best

Georgia Urban Interstate Conditions - #1 in the U.S.

- Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 4:55pm

The Reason Foundation, a national public policy think-tank, has released their 20th annual report on U.S. road conditions and cost effectiveness rankings. The Reason study covers overall performance of state owned...

The Georgia World Congress Center is one of America's Best Convention Centers

Georgia World Congress Center Makes the "Top 10”

- Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 11:18am

It is almost four million square feet in size, making it one of the five largest convention centers in the nation. And now, the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) has been ranked as the 6th best in America by the...

Make sure to go through your checklist before the interview

Prepping for the Interview

- Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 8:46am

The career and job website,, offers sound advice for those who are entering different stages of the job search. G.L. Hoffman, who also writes for and is a contributor with,...

Logistics in one of six industries positively impacted by GCOI

GCOI: Georgia's Job Machine

- Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 7:19am

Business owners have an invaluable tool in Georgia: The Georgia Centers of Innovation (GCOI). The centers run by the Georgia Department of Economic Development help provide connections and expertise to businesses so...


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