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If Georgia makes it...we should buy it!


Impressive reports state that the first quarter of 2013's revenues were a success due to the manufacturing of Georgia's own products. On June 8, 2013, Georgia will hold host it's first Georgia Manufacturing Expo in Lawrenceville with the hopes to further educate and connect the public, as well as...

The Dawgs Get Their Dean


He hails from Tech, but not the land of Yellow Jackets. Donald Leo, Virginia Tech vice-President and former Dean, has been named the first permanent Dean of the new Engineering school at the University of Georgia. According to the University, Leo is a professor of mechanical engineering and vice...

9 Job Fair & Career Events for May 12-18


Nine Job & Career Fair Events will be held in Georgia from May 12 to May 18. Click on each event to learn more. Monday May 13 2AM Group LLC 9:00 AM to 4:00PM Georgia Department of Labor, Gainesville       Tuesday May 14 Revenue Management Consulting 10:00 AM to 12:00...

34 Georgia Employers Join Pledge to Hire Veterans


Operation Workforce is a service created by the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development to bring together returning U.S. military veterans and private employers across Georgia. According to the state website, Operation: Workforce helps veterans and employers connect within the state. The site...

Norcross Solar Panel Maker Expanding Production & Adding Jobs


Suniva, the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells has announced it will be expanding production at its Norcross, GA plant and hiring four-dozen new employees. Founded by Georgia Tech professor, Ajeet Rohatgi, Suniva has quickly become a world leader in solar technology....

Telecom Software Company Moving into Atlanta


Pensacola, FL-based Overgroup Consulting has announced the opening of a new Atlanta operations center. According to a press release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia’s talent pool was a major factor in attracting the company. “Overgroup joins a very healthy technology...

The Owls are Hiring!


Georgia’s 3rd largest University is currently looking to fill some 75 jobs. Kennesaw State University is not only the third largest university in Georgia, it ranks as one of the top universities in the region by U.S. News & World Report. The school has grown to more than 24,000 undergraduate...

Georgian’s Win Big @ the “Munchies”


The popular food website, TableSpoon.com, has just announced the winners of the People’s Choice Awards for food - aka the "Munchie" awards! Marietta’s own Alton Brown won the award for Best Food TV Personality for his work on “Good Eats” and “Iron Chef America”. Atlanta-based chef, Hugh Acheson,...

Zaxby’s – Now the “Official” Chicken of College Sports


Athens, GA – based Zaxby’s has reached a 2-year agreement with 25 of the largest southern and Midwest Colleges and Universities to sponsor the schools’ football and basketball teams. According to a company press release, “Being The Official Chicken of College Sports is a monumental partnership...

$50 billion – Georgia Tourism Breaks Record


It was an historic year for tourism in Georgia. According to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, tourism contributed over $50 billion to the state economy. It is the first time in state history that tourism dollars have surpassed the $50 billion mark. The overall $51.2 billion in...

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