Business & Finance


Job fair at House of Hope

Military veterans will have priority admittance to a Hiring Event Job Fair on May 10 at the Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Decatur.

Workshops and career fair

Job seekers can attend job readiness workshops in advance of a career and resource fair on May 5 at Beulah Community Life Center.

Free workshops at DeKalb Workforce Development

Residents seeking jobs or a career change can refine their skills at DeKalb Workforce Development’s Work Readiness Workshops in May.

SBA Week recognizes impact of small businesses

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet travels to Atlanta on May 3 for a National Small Business Week event at Georgia Tech.

South DeKalb cinema reopens

The 12-screen cinema at the Gallery at South DeKalb in Decatur is now open for business again.

Equalization Board relocates

The Board of Equalization is now located in the Manuel J. Maloof Annex in downtown Decatur.

Expo for job seekers April 28

Job seekers and other residents can attend the Resource Partners Expo on April 28 at DeKalb Workforce Development in Decatur.

Jobs Bus at Villages of East Lake, Decatur

The Jobs Bus, DeKalb County’s Mobile Career Center, will make stops at East Metro venues beginning April 18.

Job fair organizers seek vendors, entertainers

Job seekers can get positive leads at a job fair on April 23 at the Fulton/DeKalb Family Life Center in Decatur.

Scholarships, grants up for grabs for seniors

High school seniors can apply for $1,000 scholarships and middle schools and high schools can apply for grants up to $500 each under a Go Build Georgia program.

Money Smart Week classes

Library patrons can get tips on budgeting, debt, and money management at seminars held during Money Smart Week, April 23-30.

Film production, acting jobs available

Production crew and background actors for the television, film and digital media industry can find work on March 23 at the Georgia Department of Labor’s Gwinnett Career Center in Norcross.

Job resources fair at Lithonia rec center

Job seekers and residents looking for training programs and resources can attend the city of Lithonia’s inaugural Employment Resources Fair on March 26 in the Lucious Sanders Recreation Center gym.

Forum on women accessing capital

Women entrepreneurs can get tips on financing their businesses at the “Access to Capital for Women in Business” forum on March 26 at Lithonia City Hall-Municipal Complex Building.

New McDonald’s, Family Dollar store under construction

A new McDonald’s restaurant and a new stand-alone Family Dollar store are taking shape in Decatur and Lithonia, respectively.