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Innovation in Teaching Second Round Winners


Congratulations goes out to the second round winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition as announced today by Governor Nathan Deal. Deborah Goodman, Kindergarten Teacher Shallowford Falls Elementary School in Cobb County Tara Dougherty, First Grade Teacher Kingsley Charter School in...

Walmart Supplier Creating Jobs in Hazelhurst


President and CEO of Walmart, Bill Simon, has announced that three of their suppliers have made new domestic manufacturing commitments that will create 385 new jobs. One of those suppliers is Elan-Polo, Inc., who has a factory in Hazelhurst. Elan-Polo, Inc., will start producing injection-molded...

Kohl's Hiring 50,000 Seasonal Employees


Kohl's Department Stores are gearing up for the holiday season and hiring 50,000 employees for their stores, distribution centers, and on-line shopping website.  Positions include, part-time and full-time positions. Michelle Gass, Kohl's chief customer officer, said in a statement that the...

Macon Business Award Winners of 2013


YKK USA was awarded "Industry of the Year" at the 2013 Business & Industry Awards event sponsored by the Macon Economic Development Commission and the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce. YKK USA is a manufacturer of zippers, hooks & loops, and plastic parts. They have been located in Macon...

Mohawk Receives Award


Mohawk Industries received "Deal of the Year" Award from the Georgia Economic Developers Association. The award recognizes Mohawk for the Summerville facility expansion that helped to create jobs and sustain the manufacturing business in the community. "The Summerville expansion is a win for our...

Caesarstone Coming to Richmond Hill


The Isreali company, Caesarstone, is opening its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Richmond Hill announced Savannahnow.com. The quartz countertop producer will be investing between $70 million and $100,000 and will be creating approximately 200 new jobs for Bryan County. Caesarstone will be...

Job Fair for FlightWorks


FlightWorks, with the help of the Georgia Department of Labor, is hosting a job fair for pilots, quality assurance managers and charter sales representatives. The job fair will be held on Wednesday, November 6th from 10 am to 12 Noon at the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center located at 465 Big Shanty Road...

New Porsche Headquarters Moving Fast


The new $100 million Porsche Headquarters, Training & Driving Experience Center is moving forward. Porsche is constructing a test track and a handling road course, along with its headquarters and corporate offices. The headquarters is being built near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International...

Six Flexible Careers...And Good Wages


There are six careers that allow the flexibility of working remotely and telecommuting which allow for a median salary of $40,000 a year or more, according to Andrea Duchon of Yahoo! Education. Due to the Web, working virtually is becoming a much more common practice and offers the convenience of...

Georgia's Hot Spots for Jobs


With almost a half million new jobs projected in the next 10 years, according to the Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia is a hot spot for job seekers. Nerdwallet.com narrows down the best places for job seekers. Items of consideration was the growth of the city, median household income and...

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