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
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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
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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

Fortune Names Coke Director Most Powerful Woman in Europe

by Phil Bolton | September 24, 2014 Ana Botin, who recently was described by Fortune magazine as “the most powerful woman in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, was appointed to the board of directors of the Coca-Cola Co. last year in July. More
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Georgia Nabs Another No. 1 Business Ranking

by Trevor Williams | September 16, 2014 Georgia has been named the top state in the country for business by a leading economic development magazine for the second year in a row.  More
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Georgia: Foreign Firms Announce 6,000 New Jobs in 2013

by Trevor Williams | September 15, 2014 International companies accounted for 20 percent of the jobs created by new investments and expansions in Georgia during fiscal 2013, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development.  More