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Hannah Solar, LLC, a leader in sustainable energy, will soon be in Rome.

Solar Power Project Coming to Rome

- Monday, October 21, 2013 - 9:38am

Pirelli Tire, located in Rome, is sub-leasing approximately 3 acres of land to Hannah Solar, an Atlanta based renewable energy solutions provider. Hannah Solar will be producing solar energy as part of the Georgia Power...

Training and Educating Georgia's Workforce is Critical to Georgia's Future

Building a Brighter Future Through Workforce Readiness

- Monday, October 21, 2013 - 7:00am

Estimates suggest that by the year 2020, 60% of all Georgia jobs will require a college degree or certification. Today, only 42% of Georgia’s workforce meets these qualifications. Perhaps more sobering is the fact that...

Columbus is ranked #74 out of 100 by Livability.com's 2014 Best Places to Live.

Columbus Ranks As Top Place to Live

- Monday, October 21, 2013 - 5:23am

Livability.com has released its 2014 Top 100 Best Places to Live. They look at small to mid-sized cities and examine what makes a city a great place to work and visit. Factors such as walkability, transportation,...

Real Estate Investing in Becoming Hot Again in Georgia

Investing in Georgia - Real Estate & Start-ups [AUDIO]

- Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 5:31am

At a time when bank certificates of deposit and U.S. treasuries are returning less than 2% a year, real estate and small business start-ups have become hot investments. The market to “flip” houses is back, but does it...

There are seventeen (17) career fairs and events for the week of October 21st.

Career Fairs and Events for October 21st-25th

- Friday, October 18, 2013 - 1:24pm

Monday, October 21st Teachers R Us from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PMat the Clayton Career Center, Jonesboro Tuesday, October 22nd Caterpillar Workshop from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Athens Career Center, Athens Employer...

Atlanta's wages have increased 2.5 percent over the past year.

Atlanta #4 City for Rising Wages

- Friday, October 18, 2013 - 9:14am

Wall Street Cheat Sheet has recently listed eight cities in the U.S. where wages are on the rise. According to the article, real wages have dropped almost 7 percent since 2006. This means that inflation has outpaced...

The Northwest Georgia Career Expo is being held in Rome at the Forum Civic Center Complex on Nov. 14th.

Northwest Georgia Career Expo & Expo Prep

- Friday, October 18, 2013 - 6:37am

The Annual Northwest Georgia Career Expo is set for Thursday, November 14th, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Forum Civic Center Complex located at 2 Government Plaza in Rome. There were over 90 venders that participated last...

Georgia Colleges Excel in Community Service

- Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 12:45pm

There were fourteen (14) Georgia colleges and universities that were listed on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Each year the U.S. President highlights higher learning institutions...

GSU Law School Among the Nation's Best

Georgia State Ranked 24th Best Law School in U.S.

- Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 11:36am

The popular legal website TippingTheScales.com has just released their first ranking of the nation’s top law schools. Stanford University is ranked as America’s top law school followed by Yale, Harvard, and Penn....

Georgia Grown Quail in Becoming More Popular Worldwide

Georgia’s “Other” Bird Business

- Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 7:36am

Georgia has long been known as the “Chicken” capital of America. The state’s poultry industry produces almost 25 million pounds of chicken per year and has an annual economic impact of over $13 billion. But now, there’s...

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