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Core-Mark celebrates opening of Smyrna CNG station
Core-Mark celebrated the July 30 grand opening of the new GAIN Clean Fuel compressed natural gas station at 2561 Plant Atkinson Road in Smyrna. The station was built through a partnership with U.S....
August 05, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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EU regulators clear Pfizer's purchase of Hospira
European Union regulators on Tuesday approved Pfizer's $15.23 billion purchase of injectable drug and infusion device maker Hospira.
August 04, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount
AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company Di...
August 03, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representativ...
August 02, 2015 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leadership Cobb recognizes 2015 graduates
Leadership Cobb, the Cobb Chamber’s 10-month immersive leadership development and community education program recognized the Class of 2015 graduates at First Monday Breakfast on July 13, presented ...
August 02, 2015 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lowe’s portfolio sells for more than $81M
CBRE executive vice president Chris Bosworth and vice president John Read announced on July 23 that the National Retail Investment Group — West team, in union with the Net Leased Property Group, co...
July 31, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Bank reports 2Q 2015 financial results
State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company of State Bank and Trust Company — which has a Marietta location — announced on July 23 unaudited financial results for the quarter ending June ...
July 29, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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eVestment launches SmartVision Analytics
Marietta-based eVestment, a data and analytics firm serving the global institutional investment community, announced it has launched SmartVision Analytics. Investment advisers making decisions base...
July 29, 2015 12:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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ShawHankins hires vice president
Marietta-based ShawHankins has hired Magi Ingram to fulfill the newly created role of vice president of client services. She will work out of the Marietta office at 351 Washington Avenue. Ingram br...
July 27, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Synovus named one of 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies
Forbes announced on Aug. 3 its list of America’s 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies and ranked Synovus, the parent company of Bank of North Georgia — which has one Kennesaw and three Marietta ...
August 05, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vince Dooley to speak at ABA event
The Acworth Business Association will have Orientation at 11 a.m. on Thursday at NorthStar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road in Kennesaw. Participants can learn how to make the ABA work for them. Ther...
August 05, 2015 12:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Solar Association elects vice president
The Georgia Solar Energy Association Board of Directors elected Russell Seifert, president and CEO of Kennesaw-based Creative Solar USA, as vice chairman for the 2015-16 term. Seifert joined the Ge...
August 05, 2015 12:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wendy Brantley wins Barrett Award
Marietta resident Wendy Brantley of JE Dunn Construction was named the 2015 recipient of Leadership Cobb’s Ernest Barrett Award, which is presented annually to the class member cited for “personal ...
August 05, 2015 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.
August 04, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'
The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years.
August 04, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beazer posts 3Q profit
Beazer Homes USA Inc. (BZH) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $12.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
August 04, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oil prices down amid rising rig count, soft US economic data
The price of oil slid Monday as traders braced for softer demand amid an increase in the number of active rigs and weak U.S. economic reports on construction spending and manufacturing.
August 03, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand
UPDATE: American drivers want to get noticed again. SUVs and luxury vehicles are selling fast, defying recession-era predictions that Americans would downsize and stop flaunting their wealth. Luxur...
August 03, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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From rents to gym memberships, Americans start to feel price hikes
WASHINGTON — Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. For American consumers who have become used to flat or even falling prices fo...
August 02, 2015 11:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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