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Amazon to offer free same-day delivery to Prime members
Amazon wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive. The e-commerce powerhouse is offering free same-day delivery service in some cities to its Prime loyalty club members.
May 28, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Companies announce new licenses
Georgia Funeral Care and Dreamland Pet Memorial Center, both at 4671 South Main Street in Acworth, announced that Bruce Jenkins has passed license requirements, including training and testing exami...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
May 26, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walmart hires more than 3K veterans in Georgia since Memorial Day 2013
Walmart, which has several locations in Cobb County, announced it is creating even more job opportunities for transitioning U.S. veterans in Georgia by guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S....
May 25, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweetwater Mission releases annual performance report
Austell-based non-profit Sweetwater Mission, formerly Sweetwater Valley C.A.M.P., which has served both Cobb and Douglas Counties since 1968, announced its annual accomplishments report. The nonpro...
May 25, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Store named ‘Shipper Partner of the Year’
Cumberland-based Manhattan Associates Inc. announced DICK’S Sporting Goods, which has two Cobb County locations, has been voted recipient of the annual “Shipper Partner of the Year” award. To deter...
May 23, 2015 11:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hospital volunteers recognized
Northside Hospital recognized 62 Northside Hospital-Atlanta Auxiliary members for their combined 237,500 hours of service to the hospital. Each spring, Northside’s Auxiliary celebrates and recogniz...
May 23, 2015 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Re/Max names top agent of 2014
Scott Tufford was named the No. 1 Individual Realtor for Re/Max Greater Atlanta in east Cobb.  A real estate professional with nearly 20 years’ experience, Tufford grew up around the business in Li...
May 23, 2015 11:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deadline to RSVP for benefit dinner today
The Marietta Local, 148 Roswell Street in Marietta, will serve dinner May 27 and 28 and donate 100 percent of the net profits to the Marietta Police Department Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special...
May 23, 2015 11:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the q...
May 28, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automakers, gov't to reveal models in expanded Takata recall
Automakers and governments are announcing additional models covered by last week's massive expansion of a Takata air bag recall.
May 28, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why a shrinking US economy last quarter isn't cause for fear
Another first quarter of the year. Another reversal for the U.S. economy. Another expectation of a rebound to come.
May 28, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autobell names campus recruiter
Celina Boyce was promoted to the new position of Campus Recruiter for Autobell Car Wash Inc. in the metro Atlanta market. The Charlotte-based, family-owned and-operated car wash chain has 69 locati...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual barbecue giveaway a success
Shane’s Rib Shacks in Cobb County had their annual Rib Giveaway on May 16. The first 100 guests at Cobb County Shane’s Rib Shack locations received a free half rack of slow-cooked baby back ribs, a...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online
UPDATE: As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.
May 26, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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WellStar, Georgia Tech design safer splint
The Center for Health Transformation, the research arm of WellStar Health System collaborated with Georgia Tech students in the research and design of a 3D scanning and printing, auto applying spli...
May 25, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kroger hosts free block party
The Kroger store at 3420 South Cobb Drive in Smyrna will host a free Barbecue Block Party on May 27 from 3 to 7 p.m. It will feature grilling challenges, family-friendly backyard games and expert g...
May 23, 2015 11:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Bandanna Pet Food stores raise money for animal charities
All 12 metro Atlanta-area Red Bandanna Pet Food stores are participating in a fundraising promotion, dubbed “Round Up for Rescues,” this June. The money raised through this program will benefit Fix...
May 23, 2015 11:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole Foods Market recognized
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney recognized the Whole Foods Market Merchant Walk, 1311 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Suite 580 in Marietta, for the store’s ...
May 23, 2015 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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