Atlanta Light Bulbs Named `Small Biz Rock Star`

Atlanta Light Bulbs, a member of the Stone Mountain CID, was announced today as a winner of Georgia’s first “Small Business Rock Stars” competition, a new program representing the first-ever collaboration of the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) and the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). The program recognizes outstanding, unique and impactful small businesses in the state of Georgia.

“These awards recognize the fact that, with 95 percent of Georgia’s businesses employing under 50 people, small business is clearly big business in Georgia,” said GDEcD commissioner Chris Cummiskey. “Georgia ranks as one of the best states in which to start a business thanks to its diversity, abundance of resources, and entrepreneur-friendly policies.”

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CID Update: Lighting, Road Improvements and More `Progress Coming`

Progress is coming to the Stone Mountain CID soon in the form of lighting on Mountain Industrial Boulevard at Hwy. 78, road resurfacing, sidewalks and other enhancements.

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Businesses Key to Curbing Crime

Patrols by off-duty police and private security are generating solid results in our community. But the CID and police are asking business owners, managers and employees for their assistance in curbing crime.

Criminals are opportunists, always seeking available weak spots as targets. As such, some locations on roads leading to Mountain Industrial Boulevard are potentially being “scouted” by undesirable ...

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