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Atlanta Teen Awarded Porsche Driving Force Youth Award


The National Center for Human and Civil Rights has awarded the Porsche Driving Force Youth Award to Lily Sandler, a 16 year old Atlanta resident and Co-Founder of BLAMtastic. Lily and her sister, Melanie created BLAMtastic Lip Balm, BLAM Lip Sleeves and BLAM accessories which are sold in thousands...

Military Talent Recruitment


Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), an Atlanta-based military-focused recruiting firm, will be hosting their ConferenceHire events in Atlanta and other large cities across the US. At these ConferenceHire events, Fortune 1000 companies will be interviewing for positions in Management/Engineering,...

Career Fairs and Events for December 16th - 20th


Please click on each event for more detailed information. Monday, December 16th Weiser Security Services from 10 am to 12 Noon at the Clayton Regional Career Center, Jonesboro Sodexo/KSU Job Fair from 2 pm - 5 pm at Kennesaw State University Tuesday, December 17th Scott's Lawn Service from 9:30...

Belk: Seeking Southern Musicians


Belk, the popular Southern department store, is now seeking Southern musicians. The Southern Musician Showcase, sponsored by Belk, is giving Southern musicians a chance to win a cash prize and an opportunity to perform at a Belk sponsored/Live Nation amphitheater in Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte,...

Georgia Entrepreneurs #1 on USA Today Bestseller List


Many families are quite familiar with the ever-growing Elf on the Shelf tradition, but how many realize the creators are from Georgia? In 2005, the mother-daughter trio of Carol Aebersold, Chanda Bell and Christa Pitts created the children's storybook and doll elf in a box, based on their own...

Georgia's Economic Future Brighter Than The Nation's


The Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia sponsored an Economic Forecasting Series that helps explain Georgia's model for growth, trends shaping the nation's economic focus and what different cities across the state can expect in the months ahead. According to the economic forecast...

More "Green" Jobs for Atlanta Recycling Company


Remix Recycling, an Atlanta based recycling company, is adding up to 360 local jobs, announced Atlanta Intown. The company is launching a new program and will be hiring call center representatives, sales representatives, upper management positions, drivers, warehouse and energy auditors. Remix...

Pratt & Whitney Opens New Facility


The new Pratt & Whitney F100 engine overhaul facility in Columbus has opened. The 105,000 square foot facility services engines that power F-16 and F-15 fighter aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and international military customers. Construction on the facility began back in July. "To...

Dubai Airshow Helps Georgia's Aerospace Exporters


The 2013 Dubai Airshow took place in November and was the largest airshow in any airshow history. There were more than 60,000 attendees, more than 1,000 exhibitors and more than $206 billion worth of orders. Several aviation companies from Georgia participated in and reaped benefits from the event...

Home Depot Building a Positive 2014


The Home Depot is expecting their sales to be up approximately 5.6 percent for the year. The world's largest home improvement retailer headquartered in Atlanta, is also projecting a sales growth of 5 percent for 2014. "Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our associates, we expect to meet the...

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