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FedEx planning to hire 5,400 new employees in Atlanta area

ATLANTA (CBS46) — FedEx is hosting a National Hiring Day on Sept. 23. Recruiters will be on hand to interview applicants. They are planning to add 5,400 team members in Atlanta. The hiring events will be held at the following:. FedEx Ground, Atlanta. 4633 Southpark Blvd. Ellenwood, GA 30291. 11...
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Georgia, US film workers seek new contract terms

ATLANTA — Georgia’s film industry is bracing for a contract deadline that could lead to a shutdown. A union representing workers from photographers to set designers wants better wages and working conditions in an industry that has a huge presence in Georgia. Sunday’s Emmy Awards gave a lot of recognition...
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State DOT to offer small business webinar

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation State Supported Funding Program (SSFP) is hosting an online webinar for small business owners interested in learning about available resources and project opportunities surrounding Sunbelt Parkway/SR 133. The project is valued at more than $40 million. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), small business owners...

Pfizer gives green light for vaccine in kids 5-11

ATLANTA (WJBF) – Doctors say it’s pivotal to get this younger group vaccinated as head into the fall months which could involve cold, flu and other viruses. New data from Pfizer shows its vaccine is “Safe and well tolerated” for children between the ages of 5 and 11. Dr. Cecil...

Carr announces progress on anti-robocall initiative

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr, today released an update on telecom companies’ progress in implementing the Anti-Robocall Principles he signed onto in 2019. Since September 2019, companies that agreed to these Principles have identified more than 52 billion spam or spoofed numbers calls, authenticated the caller ID numbers of hundreds of billions of calls, and blocked more than 32.5 billion spam, spoofed, or illegal calls. There is more work to do, however. Already this year, 391,453 Americans have filed reports with the FTC about robocalls, reporting totals of at least $356 million in losses. These numbers underscore the need to continue to fight back against the scourge of robocalls.

Spelpreneur Kickoff Information Session

Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Attend this virtual information session with Spelpreneur Adviser Sonya C. Rush, where you can learn and ask questions about Spelpreneur, a co-curricular entrepreneurship education program open to all Spelman students. Meet our sponsor, The Home Depot, with Tia Lively, senior...

Working From Home vs. the Office—Is One Better Than the Other?

Many companies transitioned to a work-from-home model as the coronavirus progressed across the country. Today, more than a year later, some have returned to the office but a large number are still working from home or trying to determine if a hybrid model would be best. On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome small business expert, serial entrepreneur, and CEO of CFOshare, LJ Suzuki, to discuss a recent study on the business costs of working from home versus working from the office or a hybrid model of the two.

Check out these townhomes for sale in Atlanta

(ATLANTA, GA) If you’re on the market for a home in Atlanta, these townhouses offer a unique value proposition. Especially in a hot housing market, they can be an affordable entry to the housing market, giving you the space to grow while keeping you close to the vibrancy of the city.

GEODIS to hire 400 employees in Atlanta ahead of the holiday season

Logistics providers across the U.S. are growing their workforce in anticipation of record-setting e-commerce demand during this year's peak shipping season. This series brings together exceptional female leaders in interactive sessions to create a source of inspiration, learning and growth. Enjoy networking, lunch, interactive table discussions and a deep dive into the topic with our esteemed panel.

Chip Blalock on Why You Should Attend the Sunbelt Ag Expo

Executive Director of the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition Chip Blalock talks about the upcoming Sunbelt Ag Expo and why you should consider attending the event. The Sunbelt Ag Expo is scheduled for Oct. 19-21, 2021 in Moultrie, GA. To be included in our video interviews or if you need video services...

Luxury Buckhead Penthouse for Sale Through Harry Norman, REALTORS®

ATLANTA, GA - With unmatched views from Buckhead to Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Stone Mountain to the King & Queen buildings, this luxurious four-bed/three-and-a-half-bath penthouse in one of Atlanta’s most sought after residences has officially hit the market. Listed at $5.5 million through Sara Harper at Harry Norman, REALTORS®, this lavish home is sure to impress anyone seeking a luxurious high life.

Food Terminal Continues Expansion with Aria Village Location

What Now Atlanta recently broke the news of Food Terminal’s expansion to Alpharetta, which should open at 6360 North Point Parkway sometime in January 2022. This will be Food Terminal’s third location since the restaurant first opened in 2017 in Chamblee. And it looks like as soon as Food Terminal is finished opening in Alpharetta, it will move on to its next market, Aria Village.

Cobb government, Acworth, Cobb & Douglas Public Health on Atlanta Business Chronicle healthiest employers list

Three public bodies in Cobb County have made the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Healthiest Employers list for 2021, plus the company owning the major hospitals in the county. The City of Acworth and Cobb & Douglas Public Health both made the list for medium employers with 100-499 employees, and Cobb County government landed on the large employers list for companies and organizations with 500-4999 employees.