High Museum's Director to Leave Post Next Year

by Phil Bolton | October 29, 2014 Michael Shapiro, the director of the High Museum of Art, announced that he will be leaving the museum in the summer of 2015. More
AfricaEconomic Development

Vice Chair of Atlanta Rio Committee Joins South African Tourism Office

by Phil Bolton | October 27, 2014 Alfreda Turner, who formerly worked for Delta Air Lines Inc. in district sales and international commercial sales development and more recently as the founder of a global business management and consulting firm, has joined the office of South African Tourism North America. More

Commerce Secretary Pritzker to Headline Week of Africa Forums in Atlanta

by Trevor Williams | October 27, 2014 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is to visit Atlanta Nov. 5-6 to keynote a conference highlighting the growing commercial ties between the U.S. and Africa.  More

CNN Staff Hit Hard by Turner Cuts

by Johanna Baidya Turner Broadcasting has announced plans to cut 1,500 positions both nationally and internationally, representing about 10 percent of the media organization's current workforce.  More
AmericasEconomic Development

Gwinnett Wins Award for Recruiting Global Business

Partnership Gwinnett, a community economic development initiative run out of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, has won an international award for its global business outreach.  More
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Goya Opens Distribution Center in McDonough

by Trevor Williams | October 6, 2014 Goya Foods Inc., one of the largest Hispanic-owned food distributors in the United States, has opened a new regional distribution center in McDonough. More
AsiaEconomic Development

Wet Wipes and Brakes: Japanese Manufacturers Continue Investment Resurgence

by Trevor Williams | October 2, 2014 One Japanese firm has set up a new North American headquarters in Gwinnett County, while an auto supplier has expanded its operations in the city of Warrenton, Ga.  More

Notre Dame Announces the Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs

by Phil Bolton | October 2, 2014 The University of Notre Dame has announced that Donald R. Keough and his wife Marilyn are donating to the Indiana institution $50 million to fund a new School of Global Affairs and a building in which to house the program. More