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Sports Safety Has Become a Serious Concern in High School Athletics

Local Atlanta High School Students Win National Safety Award With Funny Video

- Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 10:21am

Brendan Rosenberg from the Holy Innocents School and Jacob Schlanger from North Springs High won first place in the Brock International Safety MVP national video contest. The Atlanta area students set out to show why...

TMX Finance, Owners of TitleMax, Expect Record Growth this Year

29% Store Growth in One Year

- Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 8:37am

Savannah-based TMX Finance (which includes TitleMax, TitleBucks, InstaLoan) is experiencing record growth for its number of stores. The privately held auto lending company has seen a 20% revenue growth during the first...

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Will Help Train New Mohawk Employees

Quick Start & Georgia Northwestern Tech Team with Mohawk to Fill 500 Jobs

- Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 6:30am

As recently reported on this blog, Mohawk Industries is expanding in NW Georgia and looking to fill 500 new jobs. Now the State of Georgia, with the highly successful Quick Start program, along with Georgia Northwestern...

Law School Graduates Face a Tough Time Finding Jobs in Some States

Law School: Good Idea or Bad?

- Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 6:04am

The question of whether to attend law school may be determined by where you live. A new book ‘The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis’ documents that in many states the ratio of lawyers to jobs is terrible. Certain...

The TomorrowLand Festival is Headed to Georgia

One of World’s Largest Music Festivals Coming to Georgia

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 8:03pm

TomorrowLand music festival is so popular, last year they turned away 2 million fans. Yes, turned them away. Now for the first time, the hyper-popular Belgian festival is going International. The 2,000-acre Bouckaert...

Georgia Schools Excel in Teaching Motorcylce Repair

Two Georgia Schools Named Tops in the Nation for Motorcycle Repair

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 7:25pm

The motorcycle dedicated website has released a listing of the top 30 motorcycle repair schools in the United States. Georgia’s own Chattahoochee Tech and Piedmont Tech were chosen as top schools for starting a...

Atlanta-based Moe's Has Grown to 500 Locations in 10 Years

Gotta Go To Moe’s

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 12:23pm

Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill has opened its 500th location. The newest restaurant is located on 3rd Avenue in Manhattan. The fast-growing restaurant company has opened an average of one new location every week...

Atlanta is on Path to Becoming One of the 'World Most Competitive Cities"

Atlanta Ranks 9th Nationally & 33rd Worldwide

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:51am

A newly released report from The Economist ranks Atlanta as the 9th “Most Competitive City” in the U.S. and 33rd in the world by the year 2025. The study looked as a city’s ability to attract capital, businesses, talent...

A High Speed Rail Line Between Atlanta & Charlotte is Under Study

Atlanta to Charlotte: High Speed Rail?

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 7:05am

The Georgia Department of Transportation has laid out six possible plans to link the cities of Atlanta and Charlotte via high speed rail. A study is now underway, funded by both state and federal government, to...

GTRI Ireland is Leading the Way on Gun-Safe Technolgy

Georgia Tech Developed Gun Technology May Bring Irish Company to U.S.

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 6:08am

TriggerSmart, an Irish company selling smart-gun technology developed by the Georgia Tech Research Institute, is considering a move to the United States. The smart gun technology was developed at the GTRI location in...


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