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  • Senator David Perdue: Trump’s North Korea Policy Is Succeeding

    April 20, 2018

    CIA Director and Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo’s recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was an important step to lay the groundwork for the upcoming meeting planned between President Trump and Kim.

  • RelaDyne Acquires A&W Oil & Tire Company of Augusta

    April 19, 2018

    RelaDyne, one of the nation’s leading providers of lubricants, fuel, diesel exhaust fluid, and industrial reliability services, has acquired A&W Oil & Tire Company, Inc., a fuel and lubricant distributor. This acquisition extends RelaDyne’s geographical footprint in the southeast region of the United States.

  • Georgia Sets Employment Records in March

    April 19, 2018

    State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia continued to set records in March even as the number of jobs dipped slightly.

  • Delta Offsets Carbon Emissions for 170,000+ Customers Today

    April 19, 2018

    Delta is helping customers travel a little cleaner today by offsetting carbon emissions on all domestic travel into and out of seven major airports with high corporate travel demand. The investment comes in honor of Earth Month and the airline's commitment to carbon-neutral growth.

  • Club Car’s STEM Day Inspires Students with Stimulating Team Focused Learning

    April 18, 2018

    Club Car, an Ingersoll-Rand brand, known globally for manufacturing small-wheel, zero emissions golf, consumer and utility vehicles, is delivering an altogether new vehicle, one intended to inspire and help educate the next generation workforce. For five years, Club Car has been collaborating with the Georgia Department of Education and EdVenture, a not-for-profit educational institution, to host “STEM Day at Club Car.”

  • AG Chris Carr and Legal Community Commence 7th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy

    April 18, 2018

    April 16th marked the first day of the 7th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a two-week food and fund drive led by Georgia’s legal community. The 2018 competition is presented by the Office of the Attorney General and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia to benefit the Georgia Food Bank Association.

  • Advanced Technology Development Center to Launch Startup Academy in Augusta in May

    April 17, 2018

    The Advanced Technology Development Center, in partnership with theClubhou.se, will soon be accepting entrepreneur applicants from the metro Augusta region for its Startup Academy.

  • Three Companies Named Georgia’s 2018 Manufacturers of the Year

    April 17, 2018

    At a luncheon held Thursday, Gov. Nathan Deal named three of Georgia’s leading companies as the 2018 Manufacturers of the Year. Pratt & Whitney in Columbus, Ga., won in the category of 500 or more employees; NIBCO in Greensboro, Ga., won in the category of 150-500 employees; and, Alpharetta-based Metcam won in the category of 150 or fewer employees.

  • Augusta University to Sell Twin Gables Home

    April 16, 2018

    Twin Gables, the home to the Augusta University president, will soon be listed for sale. “Tammie and I have treasured the opportunity to live in Twin Gables and to host so many faculty, staff, alumni and friends there,” said Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, PhD.

  • How Georgia is Improving Affordable Housing as a Platform for Health

    April 12, 2018

    Access to quality, affordable housing is critical for supporting good health. For individuals and families with tight budgets, high housing costs can lead to tough choices between making rent and going to the doctor, between keeping the lights on and buying healthy food, or even between being part of a community or becoming socially isolated.

  • Augusta Tech Foundation Receives $6,000 Scholarship for Practical Nursing Program

    April 11, 2018

    The Augusta Technical College Foundation is pleased to announce that the Community Health Foundation, a service delivery line of CHSGa, has donated $6,000 in scholarships to support students enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program at Augusta Technical College.

  • Georgia’s Legacies, Past And Future

    April 11, 2018

    The last week of Georgia’s 2018 meeting of the General Assembly featured even more symbolism and ceremony than usual. There were the customary farewell speeches by members who won’t be returning after this year’s election. On Tuesday and Wednesday, there was also a casket in the middle of the rotunda.

  • Treasury, IRS Announce First Round of Opportunity Zones Designations for 18 States Including Georgia

    April 11, 2018

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service designated Opportunity Zones in 18 States. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created Opportunity Zones to spur investment in distressed communities throughout the country. New investments in Opportunity Zones can receive preferential tax treatment.

  • Columbia County Redesigns Website with Greater Speed and Ease for Citizens

    April 10, 2018

    Columbia County is excited to announce the redesign of the county’s website making it more user-friendly for the citizens, visitors, and future residents of Columbia County. The goals of the new website include maintaining the integrity of the most used touchpoints, thus ensuring a satisfactory user experience.

  • Aiken Gets Gigabit Service: Highlights of Atlantic Broadband’s Interactive Launch Event at the Center for the Arts

    April 10, 2018

    The 9th U.S. largest cable provider, Atlantic Broadband has officially launched new Gigabit Internet Service in Aiken, South Carolina. It’s not just a big deal; it’s an incredibly fast deal and service, and puts Aiken on the map for state-of-the-art technology not yet available to most neighboring larger cities.

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Still World’s Busiest in Global Ranking

    April 10, 2018

    Demand has continued its robust year-on-year growth across the world’s major airports both in terms of passenger numbers and air cargo. Passenger traffic at the world’s 20 busiest airports grew by 5.2% in 2017. With almost 1.5 billion passengers passing through their terminals in 2017, this group of 20 represents 17% of global passenger traffic.

  • Augusta Ready to Welcome 2019 Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship Event

    April 09, 2018

    For 84 years Augusta has been welcoming golfers and guests to the Masters Golf Tournament with open arms and true southern hospitality. The Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau is thrilled to be able to extend that gracious welcome to invitees of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship in 2019.

  • Georgia’s 2018 International Representatives Visit the State

    April 09, 2018

    Georgia’s competitiveness in the global marketplace is continuously strengthened by the work of its international representatives across the globe. The state of Georgia has representation in 12 strategic markets including Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Colombia, Europe, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Peru, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The state’s international representation directly contributes to the state’s success as a global business hub.

  • Advanced Technology Development Center Attracting More Out-of-State Entrepreneurs to Georgia

    April 06, 2018

    Portland, Maine is a long way from Atlanta — exactly 1,177.7 miles by way of I-85. But when Stacy Taylor and her business partner, Richard Kehne, looked for a place to build and grow their logistics and technology startup, Taylor Kehne Industries, they left New England and bypassed other startup hubs including Boston and New York to plant stakes in Atlanta. The key draw: Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center.

  • Using Public Wi-Fi during Masters Week? Think Twice.

    April 05, 2018

    After spending a day at Augusta National without their phones, Masters patrons walking out the gates are probably ready to look at social media, share private information with friends and family and check their bank accounts.

  • Georgia Power, Employees & Foundation Invest $21M to Improve Georgia Communities in 2017

    April 05, 2018

    Georgia Power released its total charitable giving impact for 2017, including more than $21 million total invested by the company, The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. and employees in Georgia communities and non-profit organizations throughout the year. Last year alone, 6,000 Georgia Power employees and retirees donated their time to help their neighbors and improve the quality of life in their communities by completing more than 147,000 volunteer hours.

  • Commercial Vehicle-Only Lanes Coming to Georgia

    April 04, 2018

    We all experience the frustrations of traffic congestion. And if you’ve driven I-75 north from Macon you’ve no doubt experienced some of the worst gridlock in Georgia. The corridor, dominated by truck traffic, is home to almost daily traffic snarls due to crashes, stalls, overturned trucks and spills. These incidents can be deadly, tie up traffic for hours, make trip times unpredictable, and result in huge costs in terms of time, wages, jobs, health, property damage – and lives lost.

  • Golf & Southern Hospitality: An Inside Look at the Red Carpet Tour Augusta Showcase April 17th

    April 03, 2018

    Join the Augusta Metro Chamber on Tuesday, April 17th at their Women in Business luncheon, presented by Spherion, for an inside look and panel discussion on the Red Carpet Tour Augusta Showcase. Guest speakers include Sue Parr, President/CEO, Augusta Metro Chamber; Lessie Price, Manager of Community Relations & Government Affairs, AECOM; Jessica Hood, Executive Director, Development Authority Burke County and Phil Wahl, Augusta Area Executive, SVP, Security Federal Bank.

  • Georgia Employers Association Spring Conference Targets Opportunities for Georgia Businesses

    April 02, 2018

    The theme for the Georgia Employers’ Association 2018 Spring Conference in Savannah is "Strategies for a Better Business Environment." This year’s event will focus on opportunities and challenges for Georgia businesses in today’s expanding economic climate. Attendees will hear from business leaders, healthcare experts, and Georgia government representatives and will gain valuable perspectives to help them improve and grow their organizations.

  • Governor to Invest $64M in Education at Augusta University

    March 30, 2018

    Augusta University will receive $64 million to advance cybersecurity, undergraduate and graduate education, following approval from Gov. Nathan Deal of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget.

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