Governor Nathan Deal Wednesday joined representatives of Lowe’s to break ground in Floyd County for a new regional distribution center. Lowe’s will create 600 jobs within three years and invest $125 million in the project, slated for completion in 2013.
Georgia manufacturers are producing jobs, but many Georgia job-seekers aren't reaping the benefits.
One problem is a mismatch of jobs and skills.
Georgia manufacturers added 5,000 jobs, or 1.5%, for the year ending in July.
Georgia Power is taking bids for a project that will generate enough solar energy to power 20,000 homes. It’s the company’s largest solar undertaking.
The Public Service Commission charged Georgia Power to expand its solar investment earlier this year.
A Georgia lawmaker wants to exempt online travel companies from paying local occupancy taxes when they book hotel rooms. The proposed legislation is already getting plenty of pushback from local governments.
Productivity has been a big buzz word during the recent recession and sluggish recovery.
So imagine being offered that promotion you have been wanting, complete with more responsibility and maybe even a new title. Sounds good...until you find out there’s no extra money to go with it.
Three solar manufacturers in the nation have gone belly up in recent months because they can’t keep up with cheaper production in China. But Georgia solar companies are weathering the global market fluctuation favorably...some even benefiting from it.