Families shopping for back-to-school supplies and clothes will get a break from sales taxes on Aug. 1-2.
Three nonprofits serving residents of DeKalb County are among organizations in Georgia that have received more than $54 million in grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation in the last fiscal year.
The Small Business Administration is seeking proposals for up to $1.5 million in grant funding to help small disadvantaged businesses in its 8(a) Business Development Program.
Small businesses can learn simple strategies to make their email and social marketing more effective at a July 23 workshop in the Conerstone Bank Community Room in Decatur.
Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate climbed to 7.3 percent in May as new graduates and students on summer break flooded the job market.
Business owners who run stellar small companies and other enterprises can be nominated now through July 18 for the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Apex Small Business & Champion of the Year Awards.
Fifty-four established and emerging leaders are participating in Leadership DeKalb’s Class of 2015, which starts in August.
The Stonecrest Business Alliance is hosting a public meeting on July 9 to get answers from the county on a number of issues and concerns.
Stonecrest area businesses and commercial property owners are opposed to the East Metro CID that voted in its first board of directors on June 20, and they say they won’t be a part of it.
Struggling homeowners still may qualify for mortgage assistance from HomeSafe Georgia.
Ex-offenders seeking jobs and more education won’t want to miss DeKalb Workforce Development’s “Bridging the Gap and Breaking Barriers” forum on July 9.
DeKalb Public Works crews are installing a new traffic signal on Flat Shoals Parkway between the Kroger at Chapel Hill Commons shopping plaza and the Village at Flat Shoals across the street that includes a Bank of America branch.
Job seekers can brush up on their skills at DeKalb Workforce Development Work Readiness Workshops in June.
Small-business and startup owners can get information about financing and other resources from a panel of bankers and county agents on June 18 at the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce’s fifth annual Financial Forum in Lithonia.
Shoppers can find fresh fruit and veggies at the Stone Mountain Farmers Market Tuesdays through Sept. 9 in the municipal parking lot on Main Street.