In 2016, WorkSource Atlanta Regional served more than 38,000 people in Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties. These individuals received a range of services designed to jump-start their careers, from resume preparation and career counseling to industry-specific training and computer literacy courses.
The cities of Norcross, Douglasville and Milton were recognized by ARC in January for leading the way to a greener region. These communities were certified through ARC’s Green Communities program for their commitment to environmental stewardship and their leadership in sustainability practices.
As the Atlanta Falcons gear up to face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, we thought it’d be fun to take a look at how the two regions stack up on a range of metrics, from demographics to economics. Call it the Data Super Bowl. After each category, we’ll award a touchdown or field goal. May be the best region win!
Arts leaders interested in tackling the complex issues facing metro Atlanta's arts and culture community have a unique opportunity to get involved this December: they can apply to join the 2017 Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta (ALMA) class.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a Level 2 drought response for 53 counties in North Georgia, including the 15 counties in the Metro Water District. The response limits outdoor watering of lawns, gardens and trees and prohibits a number of outdoor watering activities.