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$70 million – Economic Impact of Final Four on Atlanta

- Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:37am

The NCAA men’s Final Four is being hosted this weekend by Georgia Tech at the Georgia Dome. The Division II and Division III Basketball Championships will be played at Philips Arena. Centennial Olympic Park will play...

Georgia is leading the nation in the increase of Women owned businesses

New Report: Georgia is the Place for Women Owned Business

- Friday, April 5, 2013 - 11:55am

The American Express Corporation has released a report showing that over the last 16 years Georgia leads the nation in the increase in the number of businesses owned by women. Since 1997 businesses owned by women across...

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We Won! Atlanta is Nerdiest City

Heather Neal - Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:43am

I would like to thank and congratulate my fellow Georgians for contributing significantly to our most recent honor. Atlanta has topped the chart for Ten Nerdiest Cities in America from the nerds over at Movoto. In...

New Report Shows Atlanta as the Best Place in America to Start a New Business

America’s #1 City to Start a Small Business – Atlanta

- Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:46am

Nerdwallet.com, which recently ranked Georgia Tech as the #1 post-secondary educational investment, has now ranked Atlanta the top city for starting a small business. Atlanta beat out the likes of Charlotte, Austin, and...

According to a popular real estate website, Atlanta is one of America's Smartest Cities

Atlanta - America's 4th Smartest City

- Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 4:59pm

Real estate website Movoto.com has released its annual list of “America’s Smartest Cities”. Atlanta ranks #4. The ranking takes into account the 100 largest cities in the U.S. based on population. Six criteria were...

GPB's Summer Listening Series Puts The "Public" Back in Public Radio

Mandy Wilson - Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 8:58am

The following Article is from Your GPB Digital Magazine. Click here to download the iPad App. DO YOU WANT TO HELP GPB RADIO PUT THE “PUBLIC” BACK IN PUBLIC RADIO? Each day, you hear fascinating programs and ideas from...

Savannah, GA, has been ranked by Forbes as one of the Top 200 Cities for Business

Four Georgia Cities Ranked Among the Best for Business

- Friday, August 9, 2013 - 4:41am

Forbes magazine has released its 15th annual ranking of the best cities to do business. The rankings are determined using twelve criteria, including current and projected job growth, the cost to do business and to live...

A Refreshing Place to Work

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:28am

“Open Happiness.” If that sounds familiar, you can thank The Coca-Cola Company. And no, they aren’t talking about the feeling you get when you click on a new Fast Forward blog (though it would make sense). Coke is a...

Hartsfield Jobs Taking Off

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 8:00am

Fast Forward recently visited Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. No, we weren’t catching a flight. As usual our team was on the hunt for the coolest jobs in Georgia. And Hartsfield might just have been...

Snow Big Deal? Oh Yes It Is!

Bill Nigut - Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 7:33am

I learned many years ago after moving to Georgia from Chicago to never make fun of the way Southerners drive in snow and ice. Three months after I started work at Channel 2 News, I was assigned to do a live report from...

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