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Wire drums at Southwire's factory in Carrollton, Ga. (Photo by Fast Forward)

How Southwire is Keeping At Risk Kids in School By Giving Them Jobs

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 27, 2013 - 6:18am

Our show Fast Forward visited the electrical wire company Southwire for good reason. The company is not only a great hands-on launchpad to science, technology, engineering and math careers, but it is preventing at risk...

Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’!

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 8:27am

Fast Forward recently took a trip to McCaysville to do some white water rafting. No, we weren’t on vacation. We were exploring more of the cool jobs Georgia has to offer. So if you’re the adventurous type (and don’t...

Hartsfield Jobs Taking Off

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 8:00am

Fast Forward recently visited Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. No, we weren’t catching a flight. As usual our team was on the hunt for the coolest jobs in Georgia. And Hartsfield might just have been...

A Refreshing Place to Work

Parker Branch - Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:28am

“Open Happiness.” If that sounds familiar, you can thank The Coca-Cola Company. And no, they aren’t talking about the feeling you get when you click on a new Fast Forward blog (though it would make sense). Coke is a...

The Walking Dead (Warning: May Contain Awesomeness)

Parker Branch - Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 3:36am

By now you should know that Georgia is a great place to shoot films. But did you know that the most popular television show in the history of cable is also shot here? That’s right. The town of Senoia, just an hour South...

Farming in Georgia

Parker Branch - Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 3:07am

When you think of farming in Georgia, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you said peaches, that’s a good guess. If you said candle hammer, you have bigger things to worry about. Either way, you probably weren...

Gearing Up in Georgia

Parker Branch - Friday, August 2, 2013 - 8:53am

Fast Forward spends a lot of time on the road. When you’re constantly searching for the coolest jobs in Georgia it kind of goes with the territory. Needless to say, we appreciate a good vehicle. And we appreciate it...

Six Flags Over GPB

Parker Branch - Friday, July 12, 2013 - 9:20am

Here’s a riddle: How many flags does it take to get Fast Forward's attention? Trick question. We’re always paying attention. (I would have also accepted six.) In case you haven’t guessed from that gem of an introduction...

One if By Land, Two if By Sea

Parker Branch - Friday, June 28, 2013 - 9:51am

Fast Forward recently made a trip to the Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah. And if you’ve ever been shopping in the state of Georgia, chances are you’re familiar with their work. They’re in the business of importing...

An Eventful Week for Fast Forward

Sabrina Thomas - Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 11:36am

Fast Forward started the week with The Cogdell Berry Farm and Kia Motors table reads, and I was so excited that I went home and bought some blueberries that same evening. I would have bought a car, but that’s not as...

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