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Georgia Ports Set New Record


The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which includes the seaports of Savannah and Brunswick, have reached record volumes for fiscal year 2013, reports MarineLink.com. The overall cargo tonnage increased by 2.4 percent, bulk cargo was up by 61.8 percent, and auto and machinery units increased by 11.7...

Here is How to Apply for Georgia Tech’s Cheap Master’s Degree Program


In the spring we announced that Georgia Tech is offering a master’s degree in Computer Science online for under $7,000.00. The reason why the tuition is so low for this new program is because it is being offered in partnership with Udacity, a Silicon Valley-based start-up that offers college level...

Army & Air Force Join Forces with GA Department of Labor to fill 95 Food service Jobs


The Columbus Career Center will hold a job fair to help fill 95 openings for food service workers. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) are looking for part-time temporary employees, who after two months may qualify for full-time positions. The job fair event will be held from 9 a.m. to...

Georgia Department of Labor Teams with Shaw for Job Fair


A resurgent carpet industry means more jobs for northwest Georgia. The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming up with Shaw Industries, one of the world’s largest flooring manufacturers, for a career fair in Whitfield County. The career fair event will be held Wednesday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p....

A Dozen Job Fair & Career Expo Events


Click on each event name for more information. Tuesday July 30 Military Veteran Job Fair 2013 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fort Gordon US Army Reserve Center, Fort Gordon Mobile Vet Center 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Georgia Departmen of Labor, Eastman CC, Eastman LABCORP 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM DeKalb Career Center...

200 Jobs Coming to Acworth


Cabela’s Incorporated announced they are opening a 100,000 square foot retail store in Acworth and a 42,000 square foot Cabela’s Outpost store in Augusta. Construction on the store in Acworth is to begin this fall and open in the fall of 2014. It will be located off of I-75 and Hwy 92 in the...

80 Jobs Coming to Hart County


Field Service Engineering (FSE) based out of Hartwell, Michigan, is moving its corporate headquarters to Hart County, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and FSE announced yesterday. Field Service Engineering will be investing $5 million to expand its operations in Hart County....

Georgia Works 7/25/13: Former MLB player gives back to help todays youth get into college! [AUDIO AND VIDEO]


The high school graduation rate for African-American males in the Atlanta Public School System is less than 50%. This week on the Georgia Works radio show we take an in-depth look at LEAD. This is the highly successful mentoring and training program established by Atlanta native and former...

Georgia's Little Known College Scholarships


It’s common knowledge that thousands of college scholarships go unused every year. The question is why? Likely it’s because many scholarship offers are obscure. Perhaps even more likely it’s because the scholarships requirements are so specific and unique that few students actually qualify. For...

100% Graduation Rate – LEAD Delivers [AUDIO & VIDEO]


(updated from original post May 20th 2013) The inner-city Atlanta youth baseball program (LEAD) started by former professional baseball player CJ Stewart recently held their annual awards night. The event held at Georgia Public Broadcasting headquarters featured outstanding student-athletes who had...

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