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Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County!


The India-based textile company, Surya, recently invested $30 million in to a new facility in Cartersville, GA, creating 200 jobs. Governor Deal said, “Surya’s decision to expand in Georgia is an indicator of the strength of our competitive business climate. With a highly effective...

May revenues up 3.1 percent


Today, Governor Deal announced that Georgia's May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013. The net tax revenue year-to-date totalled $16.1 billion with an increase of $697 million, or 4.5%, compared this same time last year. ...

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!


Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America named, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS). This...

Northwest Georgia selected as one of 12 regions in $1.3B manufacturing initiative!


Congratulations Northwest Georgia! Northwest Georgia is one of the 12 regions selected to be a part of the new manufacturing initiative making them eligible for a share of $1.3 billion in federal assistance. The communities will be able to apply for funds for local manufacturing projects. The 12...

BMC moving HQ from Boise to Atlanta!


BMC, the building materials and construction services company will relocate its corporate headquarters from Boise, Idaho to Atlanta. In a recent statement,BMC CEO  Peter Alexander said, “Atlanta was strategically chosen based on the fact that BMC, is targeting...

Chime Solutions brings more than 1,000 jobs to Clayton County!


On Monday, Governor Deal announced that the outsourcing firm for business process that specializes in contractor staffing solutions and contact center services, Chime Solutions Inc., will create more than 1,120 jobs at a call center in Morrow, GA. Deal said,“Georgia has become a global hub for...

Georgia and Atlanta’s economy are looking bright!


Rajeev Dhawan, of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, says that sunny times are ahead for Georgia and Atlanta's economy! We had a slow start in 2014, caused to January's "snowpocalypse," but according to the recent report published by...

Two Walmart Supercenters Opening in Georgia!


On June 4th, both Blue Ridge and Holly Springs will welcome brand new Walmart Supercenters; this will create 500 new jobs in Georgia! These two Walmart Supercenters will feature general merchandise, apparel, electronics, toys, lawn and garden items, and a pharmacy.  The Blue Ridge location...

Ways to Become a Shark and Get Ahead in Your Workplace!


Daymond John is most known for his role on the reality TV show, "Shark Tank." John has built an empire with 20 years of entrepreneurial success. John has advice on how to best attract the attention you need to succeed. On "Shark Tank." John can choose to invest his time and money into a...

You Show Your True Colors with What You Wear to an Interview!


Think about it, when you choose what color to wear to work or a special event, it says something about you, doesn't it? If you wear bright summer colors you are most likely a happy go lucky person and if you are wearing black in the dead of summer in Atlanta, maybe you are more conservative. So,...

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