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230 Jobs for Carroll County


News of a new manufacturing facility in Carrollton was announced during a work session of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, according to a report from the Times-Georgian newspaper. The name of the company planning the investment was not released, but it is expected to be a $34 million...

Czech Republic Manufacturing Firm Opens Doors in Hall County


AlbaForm Inc. officially opened its doors September 23rd at a ribbon cutting for a new Hall County manufacturing plant. The Czech Republic based manufacturer makes metal components for the automotive industry. The Flowery Branch facility is AlbaForm's first plant in the United States. Currently the...

Pinewood Studios to Film "Blockbuster" Movie


Pinewood Studios Atlanta, the much anticipated film and studio complex in Fayetteville, is showing a promising start. Fayette County’s local paper, The Citizen, announced that a large blockbuster film will be the first production to get underway at Pinewood. “We’re close to signing our first client...

Altamaha Technical College Ranks #3 in U.S.


Bankrate.com has released its annual list of the top community colleges in the nation. This year Altamaha Technical College in Jesup, GA has been ranked #3 overall. The highly popular financial website ranked more than 900 public colleges on six criteria: graduation rate student retention rate...

Unemployment Rate Declines


The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.0 percent in August, down six-tenths of a percentage point from 8.6 percent in July. The rate was 8.9 percent in August a year ago. Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate is not the only region in...

Job Readiness Kickoff Soon Approaching


The Georgia Department of Labor is hosting their Job Readiness Kickoff to help veterans, Guardsmen, Reservists, and their spouses in networking, interviewing, translating their military skill-sets to the civilian workforce, and successfully navigating to a career. The Job Readiness Kickoff will be...

Georgia Films and Television Update


According to Georgia Production Partnership, there have been over 700 television and movie productions in the state of Georgia to present date. There are three films and television shows currently being filmed just this week in Atlanta. The sequel to Dumb and Dumber, featuring actors Jeff Daniels...

Veteran Career Expo


There will be a Veterans Career Expo tomorrow, Thursday, September 26th, from 10am – 2pm at Mount Welcome Missionary Baptist Church located at 581 Parker Avenue in Decatur. The focus of this career expo is to assist military veterans with their employment needs, although the expo is open to the...

Proposed EU Trade Pact – 25,000 Jobs for Georgia?


Proponents of a new free-trade agreement with the European Union believe it could result in 25,000 new jobs for Georgia. A study conducted by the Atlantic Council, the Bertelsmann Foundation and the British Embassy in Washington D.C. suggests 740,000 jobs would be created by lowering tariffs and...

Tractor Supply Company Opens New Distribution Center


Tractor Supply Company officially opened its new 690,000 square foot distribution facility in Macon. Pat Topping, senior vice president of the Macon Economic Development Commission, said in The Macon Telegraph that the new distribution center in the southern part of the county will have a $50...

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