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This weekend is the state’s sales tax holiday. On Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, sales tax won’t be charged on clothing, school supplies and some computers. Small businesses are hoping it will provide the boost they need. Kyle Jackson, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business says 13 percent of small business owners surveyed this month say poor sales is their greatest concern. [Continue Reading]

Braves Name New Development Team For Mixed Use Project In Cobb County

Braves Name New Development Team For Mixed Use Project In Cobb County

The Atlanta Braves announced the developers Wednesday for the mixed use project that will be part of their new stadium in Cobb County. Three local companies will partner with the Braves to complete the 74-acre, $400 million property. Braves officials says Fuqua Development will build the retail portion of the complex. Pope & Land, a company with roots in Atlanta and Cobb County will help develop the office space, while Pollack Shores Real Estate Group will team with the Braves to develop the residential portions of the project.

Macon's Only Action In Civil War Was The Sole Confederate Victory In Sherman's March

Macon's Only Action In Civil War Was The Sole Confederate Victory In Sherman's March

Wednesday marks the 150th anniversary of the only battle that Macon saw in the Civil War. While Union General Tecumseh Sherman laid siege to Atlanta, he dispatched more than 2,000 men led by General George Stoneman to cut off the city's crucial rail link with Macon.

Savannah's Children's Choir Celebrates End Of Camp with Electric Musical Performance

Savannah's Children's Choir Celebrates End Of Camp with Electric Musical Performance

Concert inspires confidence and cultural diversity through music.

Wrapping Up Georgia's Primary Runoff

Wrapping Up Georgia's Primary Runoff

After nine weeks of intense, often personal campaigning, Georgia's primary runoff election is now over. In the biggest race, businessman David Perdue defeated 1st District congressman Jack Kingston for the republican nomination for U.S. Senate. While Kingston did well in southern and coastal counties, Perdue prevailed in the Atlanta suburbs and North Georgia.

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How To Fix An Incompetent Direct-Report

How To Fix An Incompetent Direct-Report

Dave was a small business owner. His business, like many, had been hit hard by the recession. Doing business the way it had been done before just wasn’t going to work anymore. He needed to...

WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

More and more career advisers say job-seekers need a personal website to stand out—the standard resume just isn’t enough anymore. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a...