Titan Steel Door expands into Hart County

HARTWELL — Titan Steel Door is expanding to Hart County to the tune of $11 million and 90 new jobs. The company’s operations will expand to Gateway Industrial Park in Hart County. “Georgia’s highly skilled workforce is one of the key assets

Inflation will cost most families about $3,500 this year

(The Center Square) – A new report estimated the annual cost of elevated inflation this year will be around $3,500 per household. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, one of the nation’s leading business schools, released the report, which estimated

More people are currently employed in Georgia than ever before

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that the number of employed Georgians has reached the highest number ever, surpassing the number of employed prior to the pandemic by over 3,000.  The number of employed Georgians in November was up 11,983 from

Multinational shipping company makes Dunwoody its home

The Georgia Department of Economic Development today announced that German multinational liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd will invest $18 million in its new North American headquarters to be located in Dunwoody, Georgia, creating an additional 250 jobs in the metro Atlanta region. “Hapag-Lloyd has

Expert predicts economic recovery for Georgia but more inflation

Georgia’s economy will bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic next year, despite inflation and the latest COVID-19 variant, the dean of the business school at the University of Georgia predicted Monday. “We’ve made tremendous progress getting back to normal, Benjamin Ayers of

Why is inflation so high right now?

Consumer prices jumped 6.8% in November 2021 from a year earlier – the fastest rate of increase since 1982, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data published on Dec. 10, 2021. The biggest jumps during the month were in energy, used cars

Gwinnett County is hiring IT professionals

The Gwinnett County Department of Information Technology Services wants to hire you.  The county will host a hiring event on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the second floor of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center.  The department is seeking

Business community backs Brian Kemp’s reelection bid

Georgia’s leading business organization endorsed Gov. Brian Kemp Monday for reelection next year. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce cited the Republican governor’s emphasis on economic issues during his first term in office. “Governor Kemp has made economic growth a priority in Georgia,”

Shop local by buying from these UGA alums

With supply chain issues affecting businesses worldwide, a great solution for consumers is to shop local when gift hunting this holiday season.  Consider supporting the endeavors and small businesses of College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) alumni — and forgo the

Shoppers return to in-person holiday shopping this year

Retailers throughout Georgia can expect to see a 15% increase in foot traffic this year, according to the National Retail Federation, as shoppers return to stores for holiday shopping this year after pandemic concerns kept many away last year. Nearly 2 million

Holcomb Woods in Roswell is under new ownership

ROSWELL — Dilweg, a leading Southeast real estate investment firm, today announces the purchase of Holcomb Woods, a single story office park in Roswell. The park is made up of four one-story buildings, which consists of approximately 244,000 square feet of office

Will the backlog at the Port of Savannah be a holiday Scrooge?

The backlog of ships and cargo in the Port of Savannah remains high due to a shortage of truck drivers, equipment and warehouse workers. Lee Beckman, manager of governmental affairs for the Georgia Ports Authority, painted a dim picture of the situation

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