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Deceased Interface CEO Anderson honored with web site

Deceased Interface CEO Anderson honored with web site | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation debuted www.raycandersonfoundation.org to keep alive the environmental work and legacy of Interface Inc. founder and sustainability icon, Ray Anderson.
Anderson died Aug.
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Atlanta Falcons: Healthy Edwards eager to make a difference - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta Falcons: Healthy Edwards eager to make a difference - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Atlanta Falcons: Healthy Edwards eager to make a differenceAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)“Frustrating, very frustrating,” is how Edwards described his first year in Atlanta.
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Georgia State's research arm buys downtown office building

Georgia State's research arm buys downtown office building | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
Georgia State University's research arm is buying a four-story office building in downtown Atlanta.
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MetLife completes purchase of Reynolds Plantation

MetLife completes purchase of Reynolds Plantation | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
MetLife on Thursday announced it completed its purchase of Reynolds Plantation, the posh Lake Oconee golf community that tumbled into financial trouble after the economic collapse.
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Charaf named Delta chief cargo officer

Charaf named Delta chief cargo officer | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
Delta Air Lines Inc. promoted Tony Charaf to chief cargo officer.
He replaces Neel Shah, who recently stepped down.
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St. Francis Hospital Expansion Just What the Doctor Ordered - Construction Equipment Guide

"In addition to assisting the hospital in providing better service, the expansion has the potential to offer the community more jobs. The hospital currently employs nearly 2,000 full- and part-time workers. Granger told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer he expects St. Francis to grow its work force by a 'few hundred jobs' over the next several years. He said the expansion is expected to create '150 new permanent jobs, and an annual payroll of $6 million.'"

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Little job growth forecast for Savannah in '12 - Savannah Morning News

"Savannah’s job growth will be a lackluster 0.4 percent during 2012, according to a quarterly outlook released Wednesday by the Georgia State University Economic Forecasting Center."

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Lots of ideas, few participants at economic development hearing - Online Athens

"Ideas included diversifying the local economy, revitalizing empty developments, improving infrastructure like roads and water supplies, strengthening transportation ..."

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USPS to consolidate 13 Ga. processing facilities

USPS to consolidate 13 Ga. processing facilities | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it is recommending the closing of several mail processing facilities in Georgia.
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Cousins buys Dallas office tower of $59M

Cousins buys Dallas office tower of $59M | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
Cousins Properties Inc. bought an 844,000-square-foot, class-A office building in Dallas’ Arts District submarket for $59.2 million.
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Justine Boyd named exec. dir. of Komen Atlanta

Justine Boyd named exec. dir. of Komen Atlanta | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
YWCA Atlanta CEO Justine Boyd will step down Aug. 22 to become executive director of the Susan B. Komen Foundation Atlanta.
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Piedmont Healthcare names interim CEO

Piedmont Healthcare names interim CEO | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
Dr. Patrick Battey has been named interim CEO of Piedmont Healthcare.
The vascular surgeon succeeds former President and CEO R. Timothy Stack who died July 30 from an undisclosed illness.
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US unemployment aid applications rise to 365,000

US unemployment aid applications rise to 365,000 | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week, though the data was likely skewed higher by seasonal factors.
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Hospital group votes to buy 40 acres for new facility

Hospital group votes to buy 40 acres for new facility | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it

"University Health Inc. voted Thursday to spend $1.2 million on 40 acres north of Thomason to build a new McDuffie Regional Medical Center, reports the Augusta Chronicle. The Georgia Attorney General’s office must approve the sale."

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IT firm moving into Marietta - Marietta Daily Journal

"The Cobb Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that information technology company PointClear Solutions is moving its Atlanta area base from north Fulton County ..."

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Georgia economy to grow slowly in 2012 - Newnan Times-Herald

"There will be no net growth in the state's employment this year and hardly any, 0.8 percent, next year, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center."

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Graphic Packaging annual profit jumps to $275M

Graphic Packaging annual profit jumps to $275M | Georgia Employment | Scoop.it
Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (NYSE: GPK)
The Marietta, Ga.-based provider of packaging products to food, beverage and consumer products companies was positively impacted in 2011 by the release of a $265.2 million tax valuation allowance.
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