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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 AreaDevelopment.com 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

Masters Means $110 million for Augusta Area

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...

April 11, 2013

Johns Creek Advantage – 605 New Jobs in Five Years

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...

April 3, 2013

Senoia, GA Comes Alive with the “Walking Dead”

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-...

March 30, 2013