Todd Groce, president and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, explains the significance of the Georgia Dome (Photo by Maria Saporta)
State Rep. Calvin Smyre remembers the trials and tribulations of building the Georgia Dome (Photo by Maria Saporta)
A close up of the Home Depot Backyard sign (Photo by Maria Saporta)
Members of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority and the Georgia Historical Society stand next to the historical marker Left to right: Carl Adkins, Frank Poe, Todd Groce, Calvin Smyre, Doug Tollett, Sonny Deriso and Vince Dooley (Photo by Maria Saporta)
The Home Depot Backyard is under development (Photo by Maria Saporta)
Here is the historical marker identifying special moments in the Georgia Dome’s history (Photo by Maria Saporta)
The Georgia Dome team – people who were involved with the operations of the Georgia Dome – working for the Georgia World Congress Center (Photo by Maria Saporta)
The historical marker was placed along Northside Drive – overlooking the Home Depot Backyard, the site of a future GWCC hotel and the new Mercedes Benz Stadium (Photo by Maria Saporta)
Mercedes-Benz USA has received approval from the U.S. departments of labor and veterans affairs to offer a registered apprenticeship program. Graduates are all but guaranteed a job at virtually any Mercedes Benz dealership in the country.
It comes as no surprise that Moody’s Investors Service views Mercedes-Benz’s relocation to metro Atlanta as a “credit positive” for Atlanta and Fulton County.
What does stand out in Moody’s report is the set of reasons for the relocation provided by the automotive company’s executives. “Quality of life” ranks on the list of motives to move from New Jersey to metro Atlanta.