Category: Business


  Guest speaker Aundria Richmond     DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host T.H.R.I.V.E. in Biz virtual fireside chat on Thursday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m.  The Technology, Health, Readiness, Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations and Economic Opportunities (T.H.R.I.V.E.) in Biz will focus on encouraging people to keep going in business, how to go from surviving to […]


      TUCKER, GA—After a postponement in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Tucker is ready to host the 2021 Manufacturing Day on Aug. 25 at Stone Ridge Event Center, 1750 Stoneridge Drive, Tucker. The event, which takes participants behind the scenes of Tucker’s busy industrial corridors, will feature insights from […]


    Robert Croom, program director for Air Conditioning, Building Automation and Commercial Refrigeration at GPTC (left), and student Adam Lovell collaborate on a building engineering project at the college’s DeKalb Campus in Clarkston. Photo provided by GPTC.       CLARKSTON, GA — Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) received a $95,000 grant as part of […]


              HENRY COUNTY, GA—Purple Innovation, Inc., a comfort technology company known for creating the Purple® Mattress, is expanding its operations in McDonough.  The expansion will create an additional 500 jobs across production, fulfillment, customer care, and other areas of the business. and comes on the heels of the company’s […]


Henkels & McCoy Inc. attempted to disguise wages as reimbursement payments   BLUE BELL, PA – Following a Pennsylvania federal court order that upheld the findings of a U.S. Department of Labor investigation, oil and gas industry contractor Henkels & McCoy Inc. paid more than $1 million in back wages to hundreds of employees for violating […]


          PEACHTREE CORNERS – Soliant, which provides health care and education staffing services to hospitals and schools around the U.S., will further expand its Gwinnett County operations. The expansion is expected to created 200 new jobs in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced today (June 3). “Soliant’s expansion in Georgia […]


Stores under construction in Conyers and Cumming   LOGANVILLE, GA—pOpshelf, Dollar General’s newest retail store concept, is opening a new store at 4032 Atlanta Highway in Loganville. pOpshelf touts itself “as a new retail store with the vast majority of items priced at $5 or less that offers customers an affordable and fun shopping experience.” The Loganville location […]


Minorities encouraged to apply   LAWRENCEVILLE—Gwinnett will start accepting applications this summer for membership in the Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center, an incubator for startups and small businesses looking to grow. The program, which provides facilities and coaching for beginner business owners, will accept between 30 and 40 Gwinnett-based members. The center is encouraging applications from minority […]

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