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Rolling On The Ocmulgee River

Ocmulgee Outdoor Expeditions is introducing people to the Ocmulgee River in Macon

May 3, 2017

For Henry County, The Future Is So Bright It's Gotta Wear Shades

Luxottica Group recently announced it would create 1,000 jobs in Henry County by expanding its North American distribution facility.

March 20, 2017

WorkSource Georgia, The Secret To A Thriving Career

We are WorkSource Georgia, and we work to connect talent with opportunity.

February 16, 2017

Travis Jean For All Things Georgia

In this week’s Right Here we visit Travis Jean, a downtown shop that gives a serious nod to all things Georgia.

January 3, 2017

Belgian Company Creates 350 Jobs in Bartow County!

The Belgian textile company, Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) will establish U.S. headquarters in Cartersville over the next five years and will create 350 jobs in Bartow County! Governor Deal...

July 15, 2014

Georgia Southern University Expanding

The Statesboro City Council has approved a plan to partner with Georgia Southern University in expanding the school’s campus in downtown. The agreement hinges on the awarding of a $1 million joint...

June 5, 2013

Atlanta Ranks 9th Nationally & 33rd Worldwide

A newly released report from The Economist ranks Atlanta as the 9th “Most Competitive City” in the U.S. and 33rd in the world by the year 2025. The study looked as a city’s ability to attract capital...

June 4, 2013

Georgia Wins “Gold Shovel” Award

The website is a leading authority on economic development projects in the United States. Each year the organization recognizes the best states for economic development and awards...

May 29, 2013

UGA to Open Economic Development Office in Atlanta

The University of Georgia, incoming President Jere Morehead, has announced plans to open an economic development office in Atlanta. UGA consistently ranks as one of the top universities in the U.S....

May 2, 2013

Georgia Ranked #9 for Starting a Business

A new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks all 50 states for entrepreneurship and innovation, as measured by the number of high-tech businesses in the state, programs that support...

May 1, 2013