Appen Media is putting on the Best of North Atlanta ballot for the 13th year, letting the community cast their votes for the area's best businesses.
Stoked by a widespread surge in coronavirus cases, the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce has stepped up efforts to assist local businesses weather an uncertain economy.
ROSWELL, Ga. — North Fulton Community Charities has received a $300,000 commitment from LexisNexis Risk Solutions to establish a technology lab. The lab will help support the needs of individuals in workforce readiness, career search opportunities and adult education classes.
Chamber President and CEO Kali Boatright said she hopes the new survey will reflect the latest outlook for businesses in the wake of recent surges in coronavirus infections in Georgia.
Downtown Alpharetta businesses are getting a shot in the arm with the city’s decision to reopen the Town Green at City Center this month.
Tech Alpharetta is celebrating the first graduate of 2020 from its Innovation Center program.
Lockwood will oversee the North Region of District 3 which includes Milton, Sandy Springs, Roswell, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Mountain Park and all Cherokee County municipalities. Lockwood will also serve on the GMA’s 66-member Board of Directors.
Opening a local business amid a pandemic and economic crunch is not ideal, but several Forsyth County business owners are taking the initiative to begin their new ventures and put people to work.
Medical ventilators, machines that help patients suffering from respiratory illness breathe, are a crucial tool for saving those with severe cases of COVID-19.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Cristi Holcombe, a Johns Creek resident and former HGTV star, recently opened her own interior design and home goods store in the city.
Vaca will take on his new position on July 1. His predecessor, Santiago Marquez, left to become the new executive director of the Latin American Association.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has hit the restaurant industry particularly hard, but one local restaurateur has weathered the storm better than most.
DUNWOODY, Ga. —The Dunwoody Perimeter Chamber has been working to get the community back to work with a series of virtual events discussing how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the Perimeter workforce.
Tap & Six has joined a growing number of businesses folding under the strains of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact. The family-owned craft beer market and bar, located on Oak Street, announced June 4 that it would host its last call on June 14.
The smart play for small businesses affected by the economic downturn is to pursue opportunities provided through the Small Business Administration’s expanded loan programs. That’s the word from a group of area bankers and business experts speaking at a special North Fulton Banking Forum
DUNWOODY, Ga. — The $2 billion High Street development long-planned for the 42-acres across the street from the Dunwoody MARTA station has received a second extension to negotiate tax breaks.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — The Johns Creek Chambers of Commerce has stepped up to support local organizations affected by the COVID-19 economic downturn.
NORTH METRO ATLANTA, Ga. — The resources of two area chambers of commerce have begun a collaboration to connect industries with potential labor forces in a series of virtual hiring events.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — For the second time in a year, many Halcyon businesses are opening their doors to customers. Most restaurants and retailers at the 135-acre mixed-use development had their grand openings last fall, but the coronavirus pandemic forced those companies to lock their doors …
NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Empty parking lots and signs emblazoned with “closed” on storefronts provide easy visual cues of COVID-19’s impact to the North Fulton business community, but a recent survey provides hard data.
Option Signs, a design and fabrication facility specializing in architectural signage, and its sister company, Oakhurst Signs, is now creating medical and workforce personal protective equipment.
The Alpharetta Design Review Board held its first virtual meeting April 24, approving site plans for a 140-room Marriott hotel as part of the Northwinds Summit development.
An Alpharetta businessman has launched a unique contest to promote local restaurants in the hopes of generating more customers during the coronavirus threat.
NORTH METRO ATLANTA — The coronavirus pandemic has impacted just about every industry, but people always need food. For weeks, grocery stores have been struggling to keep up with that demand, and many customers have been met with barren shelves.
About Sawnee EMC
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Cumming, Georgia. Sawnee serves electricity to approximately 181,000 accounts in seven (7) counties of greater north Georgia. Sawnee’s assets exceed $720 million, with energy sales of
3.7 billion kWh and annual revenue of $355 million. With a team of approximately 340 dedicated professionals and over 11,373 miles of distribution line, Sawnee always stands ready to meet the needs of its members/owners. SEMC strives daily to live up to their motto…
“At Sawnee EMC, We’re More Than Electricity, We’re Service”.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The coronavirus pandemic has crippled certain industries, but with millions of Americans now working and learning from home, teleconferencing has boomed. Two major providers in the trade — Zoom and PGi — are both based in Alpharetta and have seen a spike in usage of their s…
Unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions as the Fulton County Board of Education held its first ever virtual meeting March 19.
The Fulton County Board of Education is discussing the possibility of re-opening schools the Monday after the district’s planned spring break, if the threat of coronavirus ends.
NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — With social distancing the new norm, businesses throughout the country are trimming operations.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — After permitting problems threw the future of Nell’s Produce Market into question, patrons of the longtime Newtown establishment rallied to their support.
Are your top performers getting promoted based on the ongoing results they are achieving? Do you have a promotion model in place that encourages your employees to work hard to earn more status and money? Promoting your best performers is beneficial in many ways, including creating a culture …
Whether it’s a natural disaster, a criminal incident such as a mass shooting or fraud, or even a global pandemic, every business — no matter the size — will at some point experience an event which could have a substantial impact on its survival.
As a small business owner that works long hours each day, are you carving out some time to keep in shape? Do you allocate time in your busy schedule to work out and get some physical fitness? Staying physically fit will help you stay mentally fit and enable you to do a better job in running …
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Toyota Financial Services will open a new office in Alpharetta to become the company’s East Dealer Service Center. The investment of more than $8 million will bring 150 new jobs to area, state officials said.