Business & Finance


Filmmaking workshop for newbies at Clayton State

Industry insider Lorna Wilson will share the basics of the moviemaking business at a July 9 workshop at the Clayton State Small Business Development Center in Morrow.

Free business consultation at 'Celebrate Your Independence' event

Owners of new and existing businesses can attend the ACC Business Services' “Celebrate Your Independence” campaign and event on July 9.

Open houses at GPTC DeKalb, South DeKalb campuses

Students considering Georgia Piedmont Technical College can attend open houses on June 25 at the DeKalb and South DeKalb campuses to learn about programs and course offerings.

District hosts certified teacher job fair

Certified teachers must pre-register to attend a DeKalb School District job fair on June 28 at district headquarters in Stone Mountain.

Electrical contractors face June 30 deadline to renew license

Electrical contractors in the state have until June 30 to renew their professional licenses. There are 9,221 electrical contractors currently licensed in Georgia.

DeKalb hiring summer lifeguards

Summer lifeguards are still being hired by DeKalb County for the 2016 swim season. All applicants must be age 18 or older.

Moody's assigns top rating for DeKalb

Moody's Investors Service has assigned an MIG 1 to DeKalb County's $90 million Tax Anticipation Notes, Series 2016.

Town hall meeting on Georgia economy for 2030

Interested residents can join business leaders for a special town hall meeting on June 20 to discuss the outlook on the Georgia economy for 2030.

Tourism, film industry focus of luncheon

Clarence Boone of the DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau talks tourism and the film industry on June 15 at the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce Third Wednesday luncheon.

Friends of Refugees' Cafe Clarkston needs volunteers

Weekday volunteers are needed for the Friends of Refugees' Cafe Clarkston employment assistance center.

Jobs Bus offers summer internship assistance

DeKalb's Mobile Career Center is offering assistance to residents interested in applying for the county's summer internship program in addition to job search help.

Lithonia hosts workshops, clothing drive, job fair

The city of Lithonia is hosting a series of workshops, a clothing drive, and a summer job fair to help unemployed residents get back into the work force.

Six new or expanded businesses open in Stone Mountain

Six new or expanded businesses have opened in Stone Mountain Village since March, compared with one during the same time period in 2015.

Keysight Technologies to open operation in Midtown

Keysight Technologies, a leading provider of electronic design and test software, equipment and services, will open an operation in Atlanta, creating more than 200 software engineering jobs and representing an investment of $13.9 million.

9,000 new employers use GDOL online tax registration

More than 9,000 new employers have used the Georgia Department of Labor’s Online Tax Registration System to set up unemployment insurance tax accounts.