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Dixie Group ponders buying yarn dyeing facility
The Dixie Group soon could acquire a continuous yarn dyeing facility in Calhoun, Ga., according to a news release. The Chattanooga-based carpetmaker's purchase will mark a turnaround from the carpet industry's recession-era trend of shuttering plants, slashing jobs and selling assets. Chattanooga Times Free-Press
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TN-based Cracker Barrel again hopes to fend off activist shareholder seeking control
Sardar Biglari’s back at it. For the second consecutive year, the activist investor is seeking seats on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.’s board of directors. The Tennessean
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The South's Best Economic Development Law Firms
If your company is undergoing a site search in the American South, this digital magazine of the South's best economic development law firms is a valuable asset. Southern Business & Development magazine recently conducted a survey of the region's economic development community and the results of the survey can be found in this digital magazine. Find out which law firms are considered the best in the practice of economic development. Click on the headline above. SB&D
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More than 20 million saved from poverty
Federal lifeline programs have helped keep millions out of poverty, U.S. Census data shows. Social Security payments lifted 21.4 million people -- including 14.5 million senior citizens -- over the poverty line in 2011, while unemployment benefits prevented 2.3 million Americans from falling into poverty. CNN
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Atlanta's Gas South adds workers
Gas South, one of Georgia’s fastest-growing gas marketers, has more than doubled its number of employees by starting its own customer-service center instead of outsourcing the work. The company added 100 workers during the first six months of the year for its Cobb County-based call center, which started operating May 1. Gas South hired 16 additional workers last week and is adding another 16 now as the company prepares for the busy winter heating months. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Atlanta-based developer sets sights on metro area, $50M project
Atlanta-based developer Carter has landed a string of major recent projects outside Georgia, and now is setting its sights within the state in hopes of sniffing out some promising deals. Company president Scott Taylor said the company is hoping to launch a $50 million project for a health-care facility near Piedmont Hospital in 2013 and is considering another $50 million plan to build an office tower atop a parking deck at Lindbergh City Center. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Latest arrival at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson: Sheep
Is it a bird? A plane? No, the latest arrival at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is closer to the ground. It’s sheep. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Georgia asks appeals court for rehearing on immigration law
Georgia is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to block a key part of the state’s immigration law from taking effect, potentially keeping another controversial provision on hold and prolonging the legal battle for months to come. Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Georgia Ports posts double-digit growth for August
The Georgia Ports Authority announced today the ports saw a strong August, with increased business across all categories, both month-over-month and fiscal year to date. Savannah Morning News
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Goodwill Industries to expand in Georgia and Alabama, 150 jobs
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- A nonprofit operating in 50 counties in Georgia and Alabama plans to expand its job training and retail/donation centers across the region. Columbus, Ga.-based Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers announced the plan Wednesday. sacbee.com
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Features & Opinion

 Top Ten Places in the South for Relocating California Companies

The America South is home to almost as many residents as the Northeast and the Midwest combined, but even that statistical record is about to be broken. According to a new Census Bureau study that came out in April, 51 percent of the nation's population jump occurred in the South from 2010 to 2013.
 

 Randle Report - Business News in the South

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By Stacy Randle
Demographer Wendell Cox recently analyzed the largest gains in holders of bachelor's and post-graduate degrees between 2007 and 2012 in the 51 metro regions in the U.S. of 1 million residents or more. The results were published in Forbes magazine and the South dominated the ranking.
 

 Business News in the South - Randle Report

FEATURE     
This is our annual "Made in the South" issue and it's timely because there is a new player in the South's manufacturing universe. For almost two decades, economic developers and politicos in the South and the U.S. have been chasing Chinese projects with little or nothing to show. Want proof we've been chasing ghosts in China for years? Okay, go ahead and name a Chinese brand that's made in the South? Tick. . .tick. . .tick. Give up?
 
 Nashville Mayour Karl Dean

We try to change up the categories in our annual Ten Top 10s section, but we always include the "Ten People Who Made a Difference" category. This year though, we are honoring 12 and you will learn why by reading about this group of folks who have made a difference in the South. Here is our annual list that includes executives, economic developers and politicians who have made a difference in the South's economy.


 


 

 

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