Category: Business

January 18, 2022

    ATLANTA – The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in December totaled $2.98 billion, for an increase of $582.9 million, or 24.3 percent, compared to December 2020 when net tax collections totaled $2.40 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $14.85 billion, for an increase of $2.28 billion, or 18.1 percent, over FY […]

January 15, 2022

    ATLANTA– Attorney General Chris Carr announced Jan. 14 that the State of Georgia has joined 38 states in reaching a $1.85 billion nationwide settlement with Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers. “For years, Georgians who turned to Navient for help with repaying their student loans saw their debt worsen rather than […]

December 30, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the award of more than $8 million in contract investments to four national Industry Intermediaries to expand the use of Registered Apprenticeship in sectors affected by the pandemic. The department is seeking to develop apprenticeship opportunities for all U.S. workers, in particular those from […]

December 16, 2021

    ATLANTA–Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp today announced that Rivian Inc., based in Irvine, CA, will build a $5 billion manufacturing plant in East Atlanta and hire 7,500 workers. Once manufacturing operations are fully ramped up, the Georgia facility will be capable of producing up to 400,000 electric trucks and commercial delivery vans per year. […]

December 16, 2021

  LAWRENCEVILLE, ,GA—Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Dec. 15 for the new Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center. In partnership with Georgia Gwinnett College(GGC) in Lawrenceville, the Gwinnett County-sponsored center supports entrepreneurs and nurtures small business startups. “The entrepreneur center will serve as a safe space to exchange ideas, collaborate, receive mentoring and build a foundation […]

December 13, 2021

    LITHONIA, GA—The Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce (GLCC) will host its monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Occasions on Main St., 6957 Main St., Lithonia. State Sen. Tonya Anderson will be the guest speaker. Admission is free for members who register in advance, $20 in advance for […]

December 6, 2021

    MCDONOUGH, GA—pOpshelf  has opened a second store in McDonough. The new store is located at 961 Highway 20, and hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. “We are thrilled to expand the pOpshelf offerings and add a second location in McDonough to best serve Henry County residents,” said Matt […]

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