Category: Business

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 15, 2021

  Atlanta, GA – As part of the State of Georgia’s recognition of National Small Business Week 2021, Gov.r Brian P. Kemp today(Sept. 15) announced a new position in state government to support and empower Georgia’s small business community. According to Georgia Department of Labor data, businesses with fewer than 500 employees account for 99.8% of […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 15, 2021

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA – DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is rolling out a new recruiting and retention program aimed at continuing to provide educational excellence and create professional growth opportunities for current and new employees. “As employers, we must adapt to the new labor market so that our District can cultivate and offer opportunities […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 15, 2021

          ATLANTA — The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advisings consumers to use caution when doing business with PortaSpa, LLC, a Georgia-based company that sells portable spas and accessories. Complaints on file with BBB allege the company failed to deliver ordered products, did not provide requested refunds, did not communicate reasons for shipping delays with their customers, and provided poor customer service. PortaSpa, LLC has an “F” […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 12, 2021

      Free online conference to offer educational webinars, networking, resources  National Small Business Week kicks off on Monday, Sept.13, and the Small Business Administration(SBA) is encouraging business owners across the nation to register for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit, Sept. 13 –15. Learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. The […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 21, 2021

 By The Dollar Empowered Community (D.E.C.)   The pandemic brought numerous emergencies to families across every demographic. But the lack of financial security, in addition to what has been a disproportionate exposure to COVID-19, underscored the disparities in the Black community. The racial wealth gap is nothing new.  There has been national data available for […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 19, 2021

ATLANTA– Advanced Modular Structures LLC., a modular building enterprise affiliated with Atlanta-based real estate developer The Integral Group, LLC., will create 200 jobs and invest more than $14 million in a new manufacturing facility in unincorporated Fulton County. “It’s great to see the Peach State serving as the backdrop for this new joint venture,” said  Gov. […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 10, 2021

      ELLENWOOD, GA–Planet Fitness, known for its high-quality fitness experience, affordable prices and  non-intimidating environment called the Judgement Free Zone®, will host a grand opening celebration at its new Ellenwood Club on Monday, Aug.16, 4 – 6 p.m., 2800 East Atlanta Road. The center will host the ribbon cutting ceremony with the Henry County Chamber of Commerce  at 5:30 p.m. […]

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