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Georgia Trails Only Texas on List of Best States for Doing Business

Georgia #2 for Doing Business

- Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 6:39am

Area Development Online released their fourth annual “Top 10 States for Doing Business.” Georgia was ranked #2, while Texas maintained its #1 ranking.The states were ranked on factors in the following categories:...

Haverty's is this year's recipient of the Cox Century Award.

Georgia Family Business Awards

- Monday, October 7, 2013 - 5:44am

The Georgia Family Business of the Year Awards is given out each year by the Cox Family Enterprise Center in the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. The Georgia Family Business of the Year...

Many Georgia businesses are competing for a commercial spot during the Super Bowl.

Small Business Big Game

- Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 9:06am

Intuit is giving small businesses a chance to be featured during the Big Game. (Yes, the Super Bowl.) Because small businesses drive the economy, Intuit is rewarding one lucky winner to a 30 second commercial to be run...

Site Selection Magazine ranked Georgia #1 state to do business.

Georgia #1 in U.S for Business!

- Monday, November 4, 2013 - 10:07am

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that one of his long term goals has finally been met. Georgia is now ranked as the best state in America to do business. Site Selection magazine, the leading economic development trade...

More than 200 Georgia private companies made Inc. Magazine's 5000 list.

Private Business Strong in Georgia

- Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:43am

Inc. Magazine has recently released its seventh annual Inc. 5000 list - a list of the nation's fastest growing private companies. According to Inc., the list represents the most important segment of the economy,...

Elf on the Shelf has sold over 6 million copies.

Georgia Entrepreneurs #1 on USA Today Bestseller List

- Friday, December 13, 2013 - 5:37am

Many families are quite familiar with the ever-growing Elf on the Shelf tradition, but how many realize the creators are from Georgia? In 2005, the mother-daughter trio of Carol Aebersold, Chanda Bell and Christa Pitts...

Lily Sandler created BLAMtastic lip balm with her sister, Melanie.

Atlanta Teen Awarded Porsche Driving Force Youth Award

- Monday, December 16, 2013 - 11:04am

The National Center for Human and Civil Rights has awarded the Porsche Driving Force Youth Award to Lily Sandler, a 16 year old Atlanta resident and Co-Founder of BLAMtastic. Lily and her sister, Melanie created...

Novalis is investing $205 million in its operations.

Novalis Expanding Operations

- Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 10:56am

Novalis Inc, the world's largest aluminum recycler, is expanding its global manufacturing operations with a $205 million investment, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The company will be building new...

100 new jobs are being created by VoiceNation.

VoiceNation Creates Jobs in Northeast Atlanta

- Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:40pm

VoiceNation, who specializes in custom voicemail and virtual phone service solutions for businesses, recently held a grand opening in celebration of its latest expansion in Buford. The company's expansion brings along...

Lake Foods will locate in the Hart County Industrial Park.

Lake Foods Establishing New Business in Hart County

- Friday, January 17, 2014 - 6:26am

Lake Foods is opening its first location in Hart County and will begin operations in mid-February. The company, a food processor business, will employ approximately 28 employees with intentions of expanding the business...


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