Airport Area Chamber of Commerce

MARTA Opens Fresh MARTA Markets

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The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) announces the opening of its popular Fresh MARTA Markets, including the expansion of the program to provide greater food access in DeKalb County with new markets at Doraville and Kensington rail stations. Fresh MARTA Markets open for the 2022 regular season beginning on Tuesday, April 12 at West… Read more »

Hartsfield-Jackson Announces South Parking Deck Renewal Project

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will begin the South Parking Deck Renewal Project Sunday, May 1. On April 20, portions of levels one, two and three of the South deck will close. “The construction of new North and South decks and the additional ATL West deck and the ParkATL Select lot on Sullivan Road will… Read more »

GDOL Announces Highest Number of Georgians Ever Employed

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Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia registered a new all-time high number of employed Georgians of 5,068,389, up 21,102 in February. The labor force also recorded an all-time high of 5,234,620, up 18,994 over the month, while job numbers continued to rise 24,700 from January to February, to 4,724,400, another all-time high… Read more »

Delta Adds Airbus A321neo to the Fleet

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Delta Brings on First Airbus A321neo, Latest in Sleeker, More Fuel-Efficient Fleet Staff Report Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 Photo Credit: Delta Air Lines Delta Air Lines marked the latest milestone in its fleet renewal and expansion efforts with the first delivery of its newest narrowbody, the Airbus A321neo, on Wednesday. “The delivery of our first… Read more »

Digital Media Training for Young Georgian Journalist

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Cox International Center Welcomes Young Georgian Journalists for Digital Media Training   From March 28 to April 8, 21 early-to-mid-career journalists from the country Georgia are at Grady College taking classes in the area of digital media. Following a week at Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, the young group of international journalists is now… Read more »

Early Education Investment

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Early Education Advocates Cheer ATL Mayor’s $5 Million Investment Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens announced the City of Atlanta will invest $5 million toward early education services in his State of the City address yesterday. As part of his announcement, he also urged the school system to match this commitment and challenged the private sector to… Read more »

Rental Assistance Program

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Georgia Department of Community Affairs Rental Assistance Program Still Active The State of Georgia received $552 million from U.S. Treasury’s Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide relief to individuals, families, and landlords whose finances have been negatively impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will administer the State… Read more »

Wellstar Health System Honored

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Wellstar Health System Honored With Coveted HIMSS Stage 7 Designation  Wellstar Health System is proud to announce it’s been honored with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Stage 7 validation for its continuous efforts to improve patient outcomes via technological advancements. Stage 7 is the highest ranking an organization can receive. With less than… Read more »

Wellstar AMC South and Main Campus

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Wellstar is transitioning our AMC South hospital campus into a new outpatient care model, providing access to everyone, and providing it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This new care model will better serve the healthcare needs of our patients, while also helping patients manage health issues before they escalate to more serious… Read more »

Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) Announced for Georgia

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The Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) is a discretionary grant program administered by the U.S. Maritime Administration. Funds for the PIDP are awarded on a competitive basis to projects that improve the safety, efficiency, or reliability of the movement of goods into, out of, around, or within a port. For FY2022, the Infrastructure and Jobs… Read more »