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Congressman Johnson announces 2014 winners of CBCF scholarships

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships. The five winners hail from across the Fourth Congressional Dis


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T&S Beauty Supply wants to make your natural hair shine


With a special focus on natural hair, Snellville’s Truth and Spirit Beauty Supply Store looks to bring a different level of customer service to shoppers.  


T&S owner and operator Theresa Black says the store is dedicated to providing quality products to customers. Black says the store wants to build a reputation for having a distinctive upscale approach to beauty and will serve as a one-stop shop for hair products and accessories for the entire family.


“We are committed to providing exceptional customer service with passion, the utmost professionalism, and courtesy at all times,” said Black.  


Black is a 13-year resident of Snellville and says she hopes she can educate African American women in the area about the benefits of natural, healthy hair.


“We won’t sell a lot of perm products or anything like that because I have a real passion for women to have a healthy head of hair, the natural way,” said Black. “Styling natural hair is more economically friendly and natural hair can be cared for without dangerous chemicals. Those are just some of the truths we will share with customers.”


T&S is an African American-owned and operated business. The store will feature...


SBA accepting nominations for small business awards


The U.S. Small Business Administration Georgia District Office is accepting nominations for its 2015 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year award. 


The Georgia Small Business Week champion/advocate awards program is separate from the National awards submission program explained here in this release. Further details will be provided early 2015 for the extended list of Georgia Small Business Week awards. 


SBA has been following the mantra - Smart, Bold and Accessible in the way the agency conducts business. This is now the third year SBA has been using the online portal submission process. The web portal provides all the guidelines and has made it much easier to submit and track submissions of nominees for National Small Business Week.


Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy. 


SBA Awards, given in celebration of National Small Business Week, include the following awards:

  • National Small Business Person of the Year (chosen from among state award winners from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam)
  • ...


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