July 2017 Features
July 28, 2017
Sen. John F. Kennedy (R – Macon) has been appointed by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle to serve as chair of the Senate Stroke Trauma Center Study Committee.
July 26, 2017
The business case for diversity and inclusion is strong. Diverse teams are more representative of customers and more attractive to job candidates. A diverse workforce delivers a variety of viewpoints and a broader range of experience, which ultimately enhances decision-making and problem-solving.
July 24, 2017
In August, 50 young professionals from across the state will head to Milledgeville to start a new project as part of the Young Gamechangers program. These young innovators, between the ages of 24-40 years old, have diverse backgrounds and careers spanning law, healthcare, non-profit, technology, marketing & communications, education, religion and economic development. They will work for five months to come up with big ideas and solutions to help the Milledgeville-Baldwin County community solve some of its most persistent challenges.
Georgia VECTR Center to Host One-Year Anniversary Open House for Military and Civilian Community August 2nd
July 21, 2017
To celebrate a year of service to veterans, active military personnel, and their families, the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource Center will host a community open house on Wednesday, August 2nd.
July 20, 2017
The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives named the Georgia Chamber the 2017 State Chamber of Year at its annual convention in Nashville.
July 19, 2017
The Georgia Lottery Corp.’s annual fiscal year 2017 profit transfer to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account has totaled $1,101,062,911, the largest on record, officials announced. This is the first time the Georgia Lottery has transferred over $1.1 billion in a single fiscal year.
July 14, 2017
If you are a small business owner, you know the importance of growing your business. You also know that the responsibility falls on you and it can be a heavy burden. You’re so preoccupied with operating your business and serving your clients, you don’t have the time to work on your business. You’re spending all your time working in your business and none of your time working on your business. This article highlights 10 activities that will spur growth in your business.
July 11, 2017
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia-lensed feature film and television productions generated an economic impact of $9.5 billion during FY 2017. The 320 feature film and television productions shot in Georgia represent $2.7 billion in direct spending in the state.
July 07, 2017
According to the Center of Innovation for Logistics, Georgia companies rely on the state’s logistics infrastructure and services to handle and haul more than $900 billion of cargo each year—that’s billion with a B. And Colin McRae, an attorney at HunterMaclean in Savannah who specializes in transportation, logistics, and business litigation, says that with the support of state offices like the Center of Innovation for Logistics, it’s no wonder Georgia continues to rank as the number one state to do business.
12th Annual Macon Film Festival Kicks Off with Fulldome Film Debut at Museum of Arts and Sciences July 20th
July 05, 2017
Macon Film Festival attendees will enjoy an unprecedented experience for the city at the festival's kickoff event this year with the screening of a new fulldome film, Stardancer's Waltz, at the Museum of Arts and Sciences' Mark Smith Planetarium on Thursday evening, July 20, at 7:45 p.m.