State's unemployment rate at lowest in four years


Georgia’s unemployment rate dipped to 8.5 percent last month — the lowest rate in nearly four years — as truckers, engineers, lawyers and factory workers found work, particularly in metro Atlanta.

While the state jobless rate remains stubbornly higher than the national average of 7.7 percent, unemployed Georgians can take some solace that, finally, employers are hiring more and firing… Read more...

Fulcrum Equity Partners Invests in Bright Light Systems


Fulcrum Equity Partners ("Fulcrum") announced today it led the $1.9 million Series A growth equity financing for Bright Light Systems, Inc. ("BLS"). Based in Alpharetta, Ga., BLS designs, manufactures and sells energy efficient lighting solutions with a particular focus on Light Emitting Plasma ("LEP") technology. BLS has also developed a wireless control software system for the remote… Read more...

Street and Area Lighting speakers focus on broad-spectrum efficient lighting options


Ceramic metal halide, induction, and light emitting plasma sources can provide the benefits of broad-spectrum white light, and in some cases advantages over LED sources...

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