Category: Business

December 1, 2021
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Pictured L-R: GLCC President Greg Williams, Sales Manager for Mid/Large Commercial Team Kaiser Permanent presents the Chamber’s award to Valerie Morgan, and Glenn Morgan.      The Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce (GLCC) honored On Common Ground News(ocgnews.com) Publishers Glenn and Valerie Morgan at its Morning Mix and Mingle on Dec. 1.    The event, […]

November 19, 2021
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Photo provided by Sprouts Farmers Market.    SMYRNA, GA—Sprouts Farmers Mart will open a new format store on Dec. 1 at 2530 Cumberland Boulevard in Smyrna. The location will be its first Georgia Sprouts to feature the specialty market’s updated design and layout. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held before doors open at 7 a.m. Every […]

November 15, 2021
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President Biden calls for equity in apprenticeships, department launches Ambassadors’ initiative   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the kickoff of the seventh annual National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 15-21, a Presidential proclamation on apprenticeship and the launch of a new collaborative effort to expand, diversify and modernize Registered Apprenticeships in the U.S. National Apprenticeship […]

November 9, 2021
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Gov. Kemp: American Peanut Growers Group to Open New Processing Facility, Expand Shelling Plant ATLANTA—Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Nov. 9  Georgia-based American Peanut Growers Group (APGG) will invest $85 million in expanding operations in the state, creating 90 jobs. In addition to expanding its current Donalsonville shelling plant, APGG will open a new […]

November 9, 2021
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By Terri Denison SBA Georgia District Office Director   Since the start of the pandemic, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered more than $1.1 trillion in COVID-related relief to millions of entrepreneurs. The COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan program is the remaining SBA relief program open to small business owners who still need assistance. […]

October 25, 2021
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New firm brings experience in managing Georgia’s most visited attraction     STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. — Thrive Attractions Management, LLC has been chosen as the finalist in the RFP to be the private manager of Stone Mountain Park by the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, the state authority that oversees the state’s most visited attraction. Thrive […]

October 18, 2021
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  By Andrew Chamblin III, Financial Advisor   The tight labor market is enticing many people to evaluate options to start a new career. If you’re among those who plan to quit your current role in search of a better opportunity, it’s important to consider how doing so could affect your finances. Here are some […]

October 13, 2021
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    STONECREST– Stonecrest Resorts, LLC, a real estate company created to repurpose vacant real estate at the Mall at Stonecrest, announced today the closing on the sale of the former Sears building located at the Mall at Stonecrest, for approximately $2.1 million. The 15.1-acre parcel, which includes two buildings totaling 142,000 square feet, was […]

October 11, 2021
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  By Andrew Chamblin III, Financial Advisor   Retirement marks the end of a chapter in your career and the start of a new lifestyle. This unique transition can bring a myriad of emotions, most commonly ones of excitement and apprehension. If you’re pondering retiring in the next year or so, here are five tips […]


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