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Solar cell maker to create 500-plus jobs in Whitfield County

Solar cell maker to create 500-plus jobs in Whitfield County

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea will produce high-performance and high-quality photovoltaic modules at the new facility

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea, a leader in the global solar industry, will create more than 500 jobs and invest $150 million in a new solar module manufacturing facility in Dalton, Ga.

Thursday, November 15, 2018/Number of views (99)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Georgia’s Three Rivers Region offers variety of development opportunities

Georgia’s Three Rivers Region offers variety of development opportunities

The area is already home to diverse port customers

Hugging the west central edge of the state, Georgia’s Three Rivers Region gets its name from the waterways that border or run through it – the Flint, Chattahoochee and Ocmulgee rivers. But plentiful water resources are just one of many attributes that make this 10-county area a logical choice for economic development.

Thursday, November 8, 2018/Number of views (233)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Ports Police officer’s passion for cars benefits community

Ports Police officer’s passion for cars benefits community

Lieutenant, wife founded monthly car show that supports various causes

Georgia Ports Police Lt. Jeremy Polston’s love of classic and custom cars is fueling community outreach in Liberty County. Polston and his wife, Shannon, founded the Hinesville Horsepower Car Club and its monthly show, Hinesville Cars & Coffee four years ago. The show, which began as a small cruise-in at the Hinesville Dunkin Donuts, is now a much-anticipated event that supports various causes throughout the year.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018/Number of views (1763)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.7
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Motivating the future of Savannah

Motivating the future of Savannah

GPA employee mentors troubled youth

Roeshone Scott, a GPA risk management technician, is doing her part to help troubled youth by investing her time in children at the Savannah Regional Youth Detention Center. The YDC is a secure short-term facility for youth sentenced by juvenile courts.


Thursday, September 6, 2018/Number of views (315)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GPA manager, wife launch grassroot effort to reach their community

GPA manager, wife launch grassroot effort to reach their community

Urban Missionary 912 helps provide meals, school supplies to those in need

GPA Intermodal Manager Richard Burkhalter’s local outreach movement started with a walk to work and a loaf of bread. In 2014, Burkhalter and his wife, Erika, moved from Effingham County to downtown Savannah, just two blocks away from historic Forsyth Park. On her way to the office, Erika noticed many people in need of a helping hand. So, the couple began wrapping up sandwiches to hand out along Erika’s route. This was the beginning of Urban Missionary 912, the Burkhalters’ grassroots effort to help the community around them.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018/Number of views (4386)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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