Monthly Archives: March 2012

Gwinnett Medical makes Top 100 U.S. Hospitals list


Atlanta Business Chronicle  by Carla Caldwell, Morning Call Editor Gwinnett Medical Center is one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals,” according to a new report by HealthGrades, reports the Gwinnett Daily Post. HealthGrades compares millions of patient hospitalization records to identify … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Eyes Ethiopia for African Expansion


By Mark J. Miller Walmart currently has 2.1 million employees and it may be looking for some more soon in an unlikely place: Ethiopia. While the country is the second most populated in Africa, it’s never been known for having … Continue reading

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“MEET AT” – Thursday May 3, 2012


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Georgia schools get new source of funding


By  Wayne Washington The Atlanta Journal-Constitution It’s taken a while, but money has begun to trickle into the Georgia Foundation for Public Education, a little-known entity with big hopes of raising money for public education in Georgia. Authorized through state … Continue reading

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Georgia hoping to convert settlement funds into jobs


Dave Williams Staff Writer – Atlanta Business Chronicle The national mortgage settlement agreement is going to be a windfall for economic development in Georgia. The General Assembly’s conference committee on the fiscal 2013 budget reached an agreement Monday to use … Continue reading

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The Peach State leads the nation in growth of number of women-owned businesses in the past 15 years and Atlanta was also ranked high, according to the yearly American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Businesses Report. The Peach State leads…

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Hartsfield-Jackson seeking volunteers to test international terminal


By  Kelly Yamanouchi The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is seeking 1,500 volunteers to try out its new international terminal before the grand opening. The airport plans an operational readiness test of the international terminal on the morning of May … Continue reading

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