Legislative session back in full swing

Legislative session back in full swing By: Shaddi Abusaid With the General Assembly back in session, Cherokee County’s legislators are back at work under the Gold Dome to draft new legislation and pass bills over the 40-day legislative session. In addition to writing and co-sponsoring new laws, several of the… Read More

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Wilbanks among educators endorsing Isakson

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Wilbanks among educators endorsing Isakson By Curt Yeomans U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson picked up an endorsement this past week from a name Gwinnett County residents know very well: J. Alvin Wilbanks. The Gwinnett County Public Schools superintendent was among more than 60 educators from across Georgia who jointly… Read More

White Castle welcomes small business bus tour

White Castle welcomes small business bus tour by Mike McCarthy COLUMBUS — Columbus-based White Castle helped promote a nationwide effort supporting small businesses Wednesday. It hosted the ‘Bring Small Businesses Back’ campaign at it’s corporate headquarters near downtown. “Our concern is that the voice of small businesses and the voice… Read More

Bring Small Businesses Back event in Roswell

Bring Small Businesses Back event in Roswell ROSWELL, Ga. – The Job Creators Network announced it is hosting a Bring Small Businesses Back event in Roswell Wednesday, Oct. 19. It will take place at Roswell City Hall from 9 to 11 a.m.. The event features U.S. Rep. Tom Price, Home… Read More

White Castle hosts small business forum

White Castle hosts small business forum By: JD Malone White Castle, famous for its little burgers, is hosting a forum to support small businesses. The Columbus-based hamburger chain is bringing the Job Creator Network, a group that calls for small business-friendly policies, to town on its national tour called… Read More

Rauner: Small Business Built America

Rauner: Small Business Built America by Julie Kemp Pick HIGHLAND PARK – Gov. Bruce Rauner has been in office for 18 months but his time in office is more “like 15 years in dog years,” he told a crowd of small-business owners and their suppliers and employees… Read More

Small Business bus tour makes stop in West Michigan

Small Business bus tour makes stop in West Michigan by Alexandra Jokich GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A Small Business bus tour is making a stop in Michigan, bringing together local companies and lawmakers. The goal, they say, is to give small business a larger voice. Small business pours… Read More

Small business event hosted by Blum focuses on challenges

Small business event hosted by Blum focuses on challenges BY THOMAS J. BARTON An onslaught of bad government policy, including an onerous overhaul of overtime pay protections, is stifling local job creation, a panel of Dubuque business leaders said Tuesday. About 25 small-business leaders gathered Tuesday afternoon at Giese Manufacturing… Read More