Business

Lericia Harris
May 08, 2018 - 3:19 pm
The deadline is approaching for business owners to apply for Business Connect . With Super Bowl LIII happening February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, members of the host committee and the National Football League created “Business Connect” – a program designed to help identify and connect certified, diverse...
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2018 - 10:52 am
Organizers call it Atlanta's largest job fair for youth. The Atlanta Opportunity Job Fair & Forum is being held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center. A coalition of companies and foundations have joined with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and more than 75 local...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has been named the world's busiest airport for the 20th consecutive year. According to the Airports Council International (ACI) trade group, Hartsfield-Jackson processed more than 104 million passengers in 2017. "We are thrilled about the news," said the...
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Lericia Harris
March 23, 2018 - 8:42 pm
The clock is ticking down for Atlanta to host Super Bowl LIII and members of the host committee are inviting small minority-owned businesses to match with contractors for the big game. The Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee and the National Football League have teamed together to create a new...
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March 22, 2018 - 7:12 pm
Former comedian turned media mogul Byron Allen purchased The Weather Channel in a deal estimated at $300 million. The 56-year-old confirmed Thursday that he is buying the Atlanta-based television network from Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and Comcast Corp. through his company, Allen Media LLC...
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Real Talk with Rashad Richey
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Real Talk With Rashad Richey
March 13, 2018 - 10:09 am
What’s up fam! As promised, I’m bringing you more information to help you during March as we observe Black Business Month. Now, are you looking for up to date information for business solutions, financing trends or just want to be in the know with all things business? Check out Fundera.com . They...
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March 07, 2018 - 8:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside Atlanta as the demand for data storage continues to increase. Gov. Nathan Deal made the announcement at a news conference Wednesday, a week after Georgia lawmakers made national news for...
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March 02, 2018 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines showed no signs Friday of backing away from a decision to cancel discounts for the National Rifle Association, despite a revenge move by state leaders that deprived the airline of a significant tax break. Atlanta-based Delta released an internal memo CEO Ed Bastian...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The governor and lawmakers have announced a proposal to slash income taxes in Georgia in response to federal tax changes passed in December. Republican Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday unveiled what he called one of the largest income tax reforms in Georgia’s history. The governor’s...
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