ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday that Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s leading management consulting firms and premier employers, will invest $18 million in expanding their Atlanta Business Services Center.

Despite a year filled with many challenges, employees at Hoshizaki America’s two Georgia manufacturing facilities dug deep to sustain the annual holiday tradition of holding a food and toy drive to benefit those in need.

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ATLANTA — The recession prompted by the coronavirus pandemic is likely over in Georgia, but the state remains far short of a full recovery, a University of Georgia economist said Thursday.

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday that Georgia-based FiberVisions, a subsidiary of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and a major employer in Covington for more than 50 years, will invest $48 million in expanding its polyolefin fiber manufacturing operations in Newt…

ATLANTA — A new statewide, inter-agency task force focused on combatting unemployment insurance (UI) benefit fraud in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is supporting investigating agencies and encouraging citizens to report suspected UI fraud.

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More encouraging news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and treatments helped power stocks higher on Wall Street Monday, as the market clawed back most of its losses from last week.

LONDON  — AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

People are predicted to spend just under $1,000 this holiday season on friends and loved ones, according to the National Retail Federation.

Georgia’s third year of partnership with the SANS Institute along with the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation will expand to launch CyberStart America, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.

The Cotton Mill Mercantile & Market hosted the Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event on Nov. 17. Here are some photos of the event.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Tuesday that MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. will make a significant and long-term investment in opening a Southeastern U.S. manufacturing and distribution hub near in Butts County, creating nearly 400 jobs.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp today announced Wednesday that Dongwon Tech Corporation — a supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) ducts and CR/DR systems — will invest $700,000 in opening an advanced manufacturing facility and sales office in Hall County, delivering …

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ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday that Silicon Ranch Corporation will invest approximately $55 million in a new 68-megawatt solar project in Houston County.

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ATLANTA — Manufacturers that use the cancer-causing chemical ethylene oxide could face additional restrictions in Georgia under legislation pre-filed in the state House of Representatives.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) and telecom providers remain far apart on how to expand broadband connectivity in rural Georgia with time growing short for the state to decide a key component of the issue.

Lisa McKneely, of Haggai Automotive and Customs, recently donated to the Santa Sheriff Program. Pictured with McKneely is Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Capt. John Corley, and Maj. Dwayne Jones.

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For Alyse Richards, a devout single mother of five who works two full-time jobs, the last seven months have a been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride as she fulfilled a life-long dream to own a convenience store at the most unlikely of times.

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ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell significantly last week, continuing a downward trend that has helped the state Department of Labor catch up with a backlog of claims.

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The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce’s Business at the Tee golf tournament was held Friday, Nov. 6 at the Griffin City Golf Course. Here are some photos from the event.

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Pfizer said Monday that an early peek at the data on its coronavirus vaccine suggests the shots may be a surprisingly robust 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, putting the company on track to apply later this month for emergency-use approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

The Spalding County Senior Center’s Nutrition Program accepted a donation from Spalding County’s local State Farm agents, Jake Stanley, Rita Johnson, Sheron Wood, Stuart Ogletree and Teresa Grubbs in support of the Meals on Wheels program.

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The staff of PruittHealth-Griffin honored Breast Cancer survivors and warriors by initiating a day called “Pink Out” last month. Artavious E. Morgan, activities director said, “My biggest priority was to ensure our facility came together collectively to shine a bright light on breast cancer …

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. job market showed a burst of strength in October, with employers adding 638,000 jobs and the unemployment rate tumbling to 6.9%. Still, the pace of hiring isn’t enough to rapidly soak up the millions of Americans who were thrown out of work by the pandemic recession.

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WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 751,000, a still-historically high level that shows that many employers keep cutting jobs in the face of the accelerating pandemic.

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Stocks powered higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors hope the end of a bruising U.S. presidential campaign may soon lift the heavy uncertainty that’s sent markets spinning recently.

ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Wednesday that Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America (TICA) will expand its Pendergrass production facility to meet growing demand for its onboard power electronics.

The Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce hosted Girls Night Out on Oct. 24 at The Opera House in Griffin. Attendees were encouraged to dress in a “flapper” style.

The state of Georgia’s college savings plan, the Path2College 529 Plan, saw strong growth in the last quarter, with 4,740 new accounts opened—a 26% increase in new accounts opened and a 23% increase in contribution dollars when compared to 2019.

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ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia declined by 1,197 last week to 43,605, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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BOSTON  — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system that could lock up their information systems just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking.

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Former Griffin High football and basketball standout Sherrod Martin is starring this fall in a Gillette commercial for their SkinGuard razor designed for men with sensitive skin and razor bumps.