January 2018 Features
January 31, 2018
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport served more passengers and conducted more aircraft movements than any other airport in the world in 2017.
January 24, 2018
Gov. Nathan Deal was joined by professionals from Georgia’s tourism industry for the annual Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol to recognize the $60.8 billion impact of tourism on Georgia’s economy. Industry representatives presented Deal with a check representing the $3.1 billion in state and local tax revenue generated by tourism-related expenditures.
January 24, 2018
Miller Institute Foundation CEO Bryan Miller announced today the inaugural Miller Leadership Academy Class of 2018. The Academy is based on a leadership class taught by former Governor Zell Miller.
January 23, 2018
Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced that Groupe PSA, a French multinational manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles, will locate its new North American headquarters in Fulton County.
January 19, 2018
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that 2017 was a banner year for job creation, employment and work force gains in Georgia.
January 18, 2018
The Georgia Forestry Foundation is launching a new logo and brand identity to accurately reflect the growth of the foundation since 1990, when the previous logo was introduced. The Foundation has as its primary goal connecting 10 million Georgians to 22 million acres of working forests by promoting the abundant natural resource in Georgia’s backyard.
Fayette Chamber Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon Recognizes Excellence in Business and Community Leadership
January 17, 2018
More than 320 business and community leaders gathered for the 49th Fayette Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon to honor excellence in business and community leadership. The Chamber’s annual celebration took place Friday, January 12th at Peachtree City Hotel and Conference Center.
Watercrest Senior Living Group and Waypoint Residential Announce Joint Venture for Senior Living Project in Newnan
January 16, 2018
Watercrest Senior Living Group, based in Vero Beach, FL, and Waypoint Residential announce the closing of their joint venture partnership to develop Watercrest Newnan Assisted Living and Memory Care Community. The 107-unit, resort-style senior living community situated on 9 acres in Newnan, Georgia, will break ground in February 2018 with plans to open in late Spring 2019.
January 12, 2018
Gov. Nathan Deal released his budget recommendations to the General Assembly for the amended current and upcoming fiscal years. Budget priorities include building an educated workforce capable of meeting future job demands, expanding and improving services for Georgia’s most vulnerable citizens, and continuing to invest in transportation infrastructure and economic development.
Georgia Chamber’s “Eggs and Issues Breakfast” Attendees Hear Governor Deal, Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston Address Successes, Visions and Challenges
January 11, 2018
Over 2,000 state and local Chamber of Commerce members, public officials and other attendees at the 2018 Georgia Chamber of Commerce “Eggs and Issues Breakfast” heard Governor Nathan Deal, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston repeat the mantra that Georgia has the No. 1 business climate in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive time. Yet, each cautioned that the 2018 General Assembly opening this week has its work cut out for them during what will eventually become an historic election year.
January 09, 2018
NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, opened its new global headquarters campus in Midtown Atlanta. The two-tower campus will provide the space needed to prepare for future growth and create innovations that will help power the digitally-connected economy.
Amazon’s Best of Prime 2017 Reveals the Year’s Biggest Trends —More than 5 Billion Items Shipped with Prime in 2017
January 08, 2018
Amazon announced its Best of Prime 2017 – revealing some of the Prime member favorites of the year. Built on a foundation of fast, free delivery, more than five billion items worldwide shipped with Prime in 2017, including free same-day, one-day, and two-day shipping.