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Access. Opportunities. Success. Regions Foundation Announces Major Workforce Readiness Investment in Augusta, Ga., and Surrounding Communities - January 21, 2020

Goodwill donation will connect 200 people with scholarships for workforce training at Helms College.

$150,000 Grant Given to Goodwill Industries for Career and Job Achievement - January 21, 2020

A generous donation given to Goodwill will provide scholarship opportunities for students.

Regions Bank Puts $150K Toward Workforce Development - January 21, 2020

Regions Bank’s foundation has given Goodwill Industries’ workforce development mission a boost – a six-figure boost.

Rooftop Bar Also Will Serve as Testbed for Culinary Students - January 19, 2020

Edgar’s Hospitality Group expects to open a rooftop bar on Broad Street in late March.

From soldier to chef: Warner Robins chef wins 2019 Georgia Seafood Festival Competition - December 20, 2019

A Warner Robins veteran turned chef won the 2019 Georgia Seafood Festival Competition in November in Atlanta. Now, he's ready to go global.

Bank of America donates $50K to Goodwill - November 19, 2019

One of America’s largest corporate philanthropy programs has made it to Augusta. Bank of America’s Neighborhood Champions initiative on Tuesday issued its inaugural $50,000 local grant to Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia & the CSRA to help advance economic mobility in the region.

Goodwill of Middle Georgia recognized as neighborhood champions - November 19, 2019

The Goodwill of Middle Georgia and the CSRA have been recognized for boosting economic mobility.

Macon Shoppers Score Big Bargains by the Pound - November 1, 2019

People looking for a good deal are in luck. That is because they have a new outlet store to add to the list of places to shop.

Goodwill to open Augusta outlet store - October 4, 2019

Goodwill Industries on Friday announced it will open an outlet store at its Washington Road campus that will sell merchandise in bins by the pound.

Halloween Comes Alive at Goodwill - October 1, 2019

All of our local Goodwill locations are fully geared up for Halloween. And, as a bonus, shopping at Goodwill supports the organization’s mission to create career pathways out of poverty, with 86 cents out of every dollar spent there going to that mission. 

Help Wanted - October 1, 2019

As Georgia’s economy grows, businesses grapple with a workforce shortage.

Scuttlebiz: Balcony bar coming to Broad Street - September 21, 2019

Earlier this year, Edgar’s Grill management told me they were considering developing a bar/restaurant on the third-floor balcony of 699 Broad St.

25 students graduate from Macon culinary school - July 18, 2019

Twenty five culinary students graduated from Helms College Thursday.

Goodwill opens new donation and education center in downtown Aiken - June 18, 2019

Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA opened a new facility in downtown Aiken, with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. The newly renovated space on Pendleton Street will serve as a training center and donation drop-off point.

Macon man, former inmate, gets Presidential Volunteer Award - June 11, 2019

A Macon man has received recognition from the President for his volunteer work. Edward Timley got a signed letter from President Donald Trump, called the President's Volunteer Service Award, at Goodwill's employee appreciation ceremony this week.

Central Georgia man recognized by President Donald Trump – June 7, 2019

President Donald Trump recognized a Central Georgia man this month. Edward Timley received the President's Volunteer Service Award.

GA veterans are using military experience to open their own businesses. Here are some of their stories. – May 5, 2019

Scottie Johnson served 25 years in the U.S. Army’s Field Artillery Division, including deployments in Iraq, Bosnia and twice in Afghanistan as a 13B cannon crew member.

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