Business & Finance


Vending spaces available for Heart of South DeKalb fest

Vending spots are available for the third annual Heart of South DeKalb Festival on Sept. 26 at the Gallery at South DeKalb. The deadline to book a space is Sept. 1.

New District 5 commissioner to share plans

Newly elected DeKalb Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will share her plans for District 5 at the Greater Lithonia Chamber of Commerce’s Third Wednesday Lunch on Aug. 19 at This Is It in Lithonia.

Leadership DeKalb class boasts 60 members

The 60 members of Leadership DeKalb’s Class of 2016 represent diverse fields, from human resources and education to economic development and public safety.

DeKalb makes permitting process more ‘business-friendly’

Companies are finding it much easier to open for business in DeKalb because of a speedier permitting process for new construction, interim CEO Lee May and two high-ranking county officials said on Aug. 3.

Workshops on debt management

Residents can pick up pointers on personal finances at Get Out of Debt on Aug. 3 and Aug. 8 at the Salem-Panola Library in Lithonia.

Learn risks of using Internet

Computer security expert Steve Norfolk will present Internet Security on Aug. 8 at Redan-Trotti Library in Lithonia.

‘Jobs Bus’ stops in Decatur, Lithonia

DeKalb’s Mobile Career Center will make stops next week in Decatur and Lithonia for job seekers who need assistance as well as employers.

Dart Container Corp. hosts recruiting event

Dart Container Corp. is hosting an on-site recruitment on July 31 at the North Metro Career Center.

Free Consumer Education Clinic at Decatur Library

Local attorneys will discuss information regarding debt cases in DeKalb County and facilitate one-on-one consultations at a free Consumer Education Clinic on July 28 at the Decatur Library.

Be wary of tragedy-related fundraising scams

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is warning about the potential for fundraising scams in the wake of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17 that killed nine people.

Clarkston council cuts millage rate

The city of Clarkston has dropped its millage rate to 17.11.

New Life Center hosting job fair

Military veterans will have priority admittance to the New Life Community Ministries Job Fair on July 22 in Decatur.

SBA webinar on disaster risks

Small-business owners can join Agility Recovery and the SBA on July 14 for an online discussion on the top five disaster risks and how to protect your assets before a crisis hits.

Money management classes for young adults

Young people 16 to 21 will pick up life lessons in budgeting and money management as well as learn the tools needed to acquire, build and sustain wealth at Citizens Trust Bank’s Teach Me Tuesdays @2 – Youth Financial Empowerment ...

Civil maritime positions available

Military Sealift Command is recruiting for a number of positions on July 16 at the North Metro Career Center in Atlanta.