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  • WGTC Qualifies 24 For National Business Competition

    April 20, 2017

    West Georgia Technical College Phi Beta Lambda students excelled at the 2017 State Leadership Conference in Atlanta recently, demonstrating their knowledge, professionalism and leadership potential.

  • Georgia Hospitals Contribute $47.8B to State's Economy

    April 19, 2017

    While Georgia hospitals are known for being the guardians of community health for the state’s more than 10 million residents, hospitals also play a huge role in bolstering Georgia’s economic health by pumping nearly $47.8 billion into the state’s economy in 2015 according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association.

  • 5 Ways Big Corporations Protect Their Data That Small Businesses Should Copy

    April 17, 2017

    Cyber attacks that steal sensitive data are an ongoing concern for every organization. Almost half (43 pecent) target smaller businesses. What’s worse, over half (60 percent) of the smaller enterprises that get attacked go out of business in six months. Having sensitive financial, personal and operational data stolen can ruin a small business. Stolen records and transaction histories can be used to steal from the small or medium sized business or its customers and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

  • 10 Tips to Build the Perfect Business Machine

    April 12, 2017

    Want to take your business to the next level? There are tons of different ways you can give your business a boost through unique strategies like gamification and using various online platforms to boost brand loyalty. From pitching your idea to growing that idea to unparalleled success, here are 10 tips to build the perfect business machine.

  • Newnan-Coweta Chamber to Host Pancakes & Politics Breakfast on April 12th

    April 11, 2017

    The Newnan-Coweta Chamber will host a Pancakes and Politics Breakfast on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Newnan Country Club, 1356 Highway 29 North in Newnan.

  • Newnan-based CMP Gains New Investment Partner Tenex Capital Management

    April 07, 2017

    After three years with investment firm PNC Riverarch Capital and co-investors Florida Capital Partners, Custom Molded Products embarks on a new journey with Tenex Capital Management, a private equity firm that invests in established growing companies.

  • 10 Important Business Tips You Shouldn’t Overlook

    April 06, 2017

    When running a small business, it can be easy to overlook some things. Little things like social media profiles, customer insights and even your own happiness can make a big difference, even though they might not always be your main focus. Gain some valuable tips and insights by following the advice below from members of our small business community.

  • USG Foundation Raises More Than $1.43M for Need-Based Scholarships

    April 05, 2017

    The 13th annual Regents’ Scholarship Gala, held on Friday, March 31st, successfully raised more than $1.43 million to promote, support, and provide need-based scholarships for students at the University System of Georgia’s twenty-eight institutions.

  • LINC Trail System is Topic of Next NuLink Early Bird Forum

    April 04, 2017

    At the next NuLink Early Bird Forum, on April 18th, Parks Avery and Jim Thomasson will provide an update on LINC, the proposed multi-use trail system designed to connect the many areas of Coweta County. The proposed project would create 25 miles of trails in Coweta County.

  • 10 Tips for Being More Productive With Your Sales and Marketing Efforts

    March 31, 2017

    Not all sales and marketing strategies are created equal. Some require a lot of work and resources for very little reward. And others are actually optimized to get more done with less. Here are some tips from our small business community for getting more done with your sales and marketing efforts.

  • Cancer Treatment Centers of America to Honor More Than 100 Survivors at Celebrate Life Event March 31st

    March 29, 2017

    Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southeastern Regional Medical Center is readying for what employees describe as the hospital’s own holiday – Celebrate Life – an inspirational experience that honors cancer survivors.

  • Registration Open for Georgia’s Supplier Opportunities and Aerospace Resources Conference in Macon

    March 28, 2017

    In order to connect Georgia aerospace and defense suppliers with potential partners and resources to increase their capabilities and meet the needs of the global marketplace, the Supplier Opportunities and Aerospace Resources (SOAR) Conference will take place in Macon this year. The event is April 20 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Middle Georgia State University.

  • Georgia Technology Summit Speakers Offer Literal and Digital Food for Thought

    March 27, 2017

    During last Thursday’s GTS conference at the Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, Keynote Speaker Caleb Harper made a quantum leap from his traditional-farming, family background when he spoke of his “Food Computer”—an open source, agricultural technology platform. Harper used the example of the 14-month, life cycle of an apple from harvest, to cold storage for months where it loses 90% of its antioxidants, eventual distribution and stocking at retail, vis-à-vis his food movement technology.

  • 3 Ways Sales Is Changing With Artificial Intelligence

    March 24, 2017

    There is one specific department where A.I. is operating to its futuristic potential by accomplishing one simple goal: leveling the playing field. That department is sales and the products that are available leverage A.I. to become prescriptive sales tools.

  • Roundtable Brings UWG Business Students New Insights

    March 21, 2017

    Business students at the University of West Georgia recently took advantage of a rare opportunity to meet with faculty and community leaders to discuss major societal topics of the day as well as hear an inspirational message from UWG alumna Missy Dugan, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta.

  • 5 Reasons to Attend The 9th Annual Georgia Logistics Summit

    March 20, 2017

    It’s Summit season again, and this is going to be the best one yet. Yes, we say that every year, but it just keeps getting better! This year will see the return of Summit staples like an address from Governor Deal, an update on the state of transportation in Georgia, and many other great presentations and discussions on industry best practices.

  • WGTC Advisers Honored at State Conference

    March 14, 2017

    West Georgia Technical College swept the Advisor of the Year awards at the Georgia Student Government Association and National Technical Honor Society Winter Conference February 10-12 at Callaway Gardens. Two WGTC students and the WGTC NTHS chapter also were awarded.

  • Georgia Recognizes Four Companies as Small Business Rock Stars

    March 14, 2017

    The Georgia Department of Economic Development, along with the Georgia Economic Developers Association recognized Georgia’s 2017 “Small Business Rock Stars.” GDEcD and GEDA hosted a luncheon where four Georgia companies were honored for being an outstanding, unique and impactful small business.

  • Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony a Huge Success

    March 10, 2017

    On Feb. 25th, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame honored eight highly accomplished athletes during their annual induction ceremony held at the historic Macon City Auditorium. The group included football player Keith Brooking, golfer Laura Coble, tennis coach Manuel Diaz, football and track athlete Willie Gault, basketball player Matt Harpring, football player Garrison Hearst, athletic leader/golf coach Liz Murphey and football player Jeff Saturday.

  • Coweta County Schools Choose 2017 Teachers of the Year

    March 09, 2017

    Teachers of the Year for each of Coweta County’s 31 public schools have been chosen by their fellow teachers. Teachers of the Year are selected by certified teachers at each school in recognition of exemplary teaching, and serve as ambassadors of their profession. This year’s honorees represent grade levels from Kindergarten through 12th grade, and a range of educational disciplines including elementary grade instruction, math, physical education, sciences, band, special education, language arts and media specialists.

  • Registration Open for Georgia Small Business ROCK STARS Awards Luncheon on March 13th

    March 09, 2017

    Georgia holds the title as the number one state in the nation in which to do business—a title it has held for four years in a row. And when 98 percent of Georgia companies (employing under 100) are considered small businesses, it makes sense the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) would want to salute these business owners with Georgia Small Business Week taking place March 13-17.

  • Azalea House Uses Local Talent, Charm to Create Unique Southern Experience at Masters

    March 08, 2017

    The Masters Tournament returns to Augusta on April 3-9, and if you are looking to enjoy the week of golf amid true Southern hospitality, you’ll want to check out The Azalea House. According to General Manager, Chris DeMain, this premier hospitality facility, located on Azalea Drive in the National Hills neighborhood just across the street from the course, is fully focused on hospitality and understanding client entertainment.

  • What Motivates Employees? UWG Faculty Research Yields Real-World Business Insights

    March 03, 2017

    Very few people would ever think that one day they may discover a research opportunity in their home country while teaching in another, but that’s exactly the situation that University of West Georgia’s Dr. Minna Rollins found herself in.

  • CCF to Host Sporting Clays and Southern Supper April 29th

    February 27, 2017

    The Coweta Community Foundation will host its Second Annual Saturday Down South Sporting Clays and Southern Supper on Saturday, April 29 at Blalock Lakes Sporting Club from 2 to 10 p.m., with the sporting clays portion of the day beginning at 2 p.m.

  • Atlanta Dream's Theresa Wenzel to Speak at Women of Prosperity Luncheon March 1st

    February 24, 2017

    The next Coweta's Women of Prosperity Lunch will be Wednesday, March 1st at the Newnan Country Club, with Theresa Wenzel, Team President of WNBA Atlanta Dream, as the featured speaker.

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