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Atlanta Motorsports Park

We went to the birthplace of NASCAR, Dawsonville, to visit a brand new country club for car lovers. That’s right. Instead of a golf course, they have a racetrack, where you can also find some of the...

Callaway Gardens

We went to Pine Mountain to spin Fast Forward’s “Wheel of Information,” getting all the news on Callaway Gardens, how it came to be, and the great “outdoorsy” jobs you’ll find here. A job taking...

Career Fair

We began the Fast Forward series at a career fair in Dalton. Starting with an overview of Georgia-based STEM careers and companies, we included a look at Shaw Industries and their work with green...

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Probably the most recognized health institution in the world is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, located in Atlanta. And it’s also one of Georgia’s biggest employers! We found out...

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than a little competition. We visit the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm and start things off by listing the best ways to eat blueberries...

Coliseum Health System

We went to Macon to visit one of the area’s largest employers: Coliseum Health System, where we learned that you don’t have to be a doctor to be one of their 1,300+ employees! In fact, sometimes a...

CSX

We pay a visit to CSX’s REDI Center in midtown Atlanta to talk with the fine folks of CSX about the 3,000 employees they have across the state. The REDI Center is where most of their employees come...

Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta

If the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta doesn’t print money, who does? You’ll find out in this episode. And you’ll also learn what this place actually does (hint: they love to shred). Meet some...

Fox Theatre

What makes the fabulous Fox Theatre so fabulous? That’s just what we ask the folks who work at the Fox. They answer by giving us an exclusive backstage tour, as well as an on-stage tour, and even...

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea…in downtown Atlanta, with a visit to the Georgia Aquarium, meeting everyone from scuba divers to media specialists and a few of the people who maintain this incredible...

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