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The Georgia Aquarium is on of the state's top tourist attractions

$50 billion – Georgia Tourism Breaks Record

- Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 5:08am

It was an historic year for tourism in Georgia. According to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, tourism contributed over $50 billion to the state economy. It is the first time in state history that tourism...

Medient Studios Moves Forward on $90 million Studio Project Near Savannah

Savannah Area Movie Studio Signs Major Deal

- Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 6:38pm

Medient Studios has announced a $40 million agreement with Prime Focus Limited to provide Cameras, lighting gear and other production equipment, cutting-edge full-service post production offline and online editing,...

The A.R. Johnson School in Augusta has been Ranked the Best High School in Georgia by new state scoring system

How Does Your Child’s School Score?

- Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 1:10pm

The Georgia Department of Education has released a much anticipated tool for evaluating the effectiveness of every public school in Georgia. The new grading system gives each school a score between 0 – 100. Overall the...

Murray County will be home to the first Mattex Plant outside the Middle East

Manufacturing Plant & 200 Jobs for Murray County

- Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 11:46am

Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Dubai-based Mattex Corporation will build a manufacturing plant and employ up to 200 people at a location in Murray County. Mattex specializes in creating carpet backing material...

Atlanta is Ranked as One of the Best Cities in America for Starting a Career

Atlanta #9 for “Happiest” Entry-Level Workers

- Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 11:30am

The employment assistance site CareerBliss.com has released a listing of the best places to start your new career. They characterize it as the “Happiest” cities for entry-level jobs. A survey of more than 4000 workers...

The Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Features Students from Around the World, including 3 from Georgia

3 Georgia Students Compete for Over $4 Million in Prizes at National Science Competition

- Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 5:37am

The annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair includes some 1,600 student scientists and engineers from nearly 70 countries, who compete for more than $4 million in prizes including college scholarships....

Full-Time Jobs - working from home - are becoming more popular

Hundreds of Full-Time “Work from Home” Careers Available in Georgia

- Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 7:32pm

Ten years ago telecommuting became widely accepted in the U.S. workplace. Today, technology has allowed employees to work full-time from home. Worldwide it is estimated by Reuters that full-time home-based employees...

Reshoring Growth Continues - More U.S. Jobs

Follow-Up: Reshoring Making More & More Sense

- Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 12:04pm

The United States Department of Commerce has just released a new program for determining the true costs of offshoring compared to domestic production. According to the Commerce Department, the Assess Costs Everywhere (...

Columbus High Magnet School is Ranked as Georgia's Best

Top 5 Georgia Public High Schools - Columbus #1

- Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 11:42am

Newsweek/The Daily Beast has released the annual rankings of America’s best public high schools. In Georgia, the top spot goes to Columbus High. Overall Columbus ranked #105 in the U.S. According to the report the...

Court Reporters are in High Demand Across the U.S.

Become a Court Reporter

- Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 9:52am

The top 10 percent of court reporters earn over $90,000 a year. And according to the U.S. Department of Labor demand for court reporters is growing 14% per year. Brown College in Atlanta is a national leader for...

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