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Walking Dead Television Series Filmed South of Atlanta in Senoia, GA

Senoia, GA Comes Alive with the “Walking Dead”

- Saturday, March 30, 2013 - 6:05am

A feature article by the international news service Reuters documents the changing town of Senoia, GA, home of Cable television’s most popular drama, the Walking Dead.The series recently set an all-time cable television...

Johns Creek Creates New Economic Development Arm for Jobs

Johns Creek Advantage – 605 New Jobs in Five Years

- Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 12:24pm

A new nonprofit organization has formed in Johns Creek, GA for the sole purpose of bringing jobs to and keeping jobs in the north Fulton city. Chairman Craig McCoy believes that reaching a goal of 400 new jobs over the...

The Masters is a Major Economic Engine for Augusta

Masters Means $110 million for Augusta Area

- Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:46am

The world’s greatest golfers have descended upon Augusta, GA for the annual Masters Golf Tournament, and with them, hundreds of thousands of fans ready to spend money. The Masters was created by legendary Georgian,...

Georgia is Open for New Business

Georgia Ranked #9 for Starting a Business

- Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 5:31am

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 entrepreneurs, and STEM (...

The University of Georgia Routinely Ranks as One of America's Top Schools for Economic Development

UGA to Open Economic Development Office in Atlanta

- Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 1:00pm

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. for moving research...

The Golden Shovel Award Goes to Those States Excelling in Economic Development

Georgia Wins “Gold Shovel” Award

- Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 7:52pm

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 them “Gold” or “...

Atlanta is on Path to Becoming One of the 'World Most Competitive Cities"

Atlanta Ranks 9th Nationally & 33rd Worldwide

- Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:51am

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, businesses, talent...

Georgia Southern & Statesboro Want the University to Expand Downtown

Georgia Southern University Expanding

- Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 12:11pm

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 grant from the U.S....

Belgian Company Creates 350 Jobs in Bartow County!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:44am

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 announced the new...

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