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Decosimo’s staffer earns certificate
Decosimo, a Top 100 regional public accounting and advisory firm with an office at 2839 Paces Ferry Road SE in the Cumberland area, announced Brian Joyce recently earned the designation of Certifie...
April 23, 2014 12:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote
The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.
April 21, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet
Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they s...
April 21, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth Third Bank exceeds $1M in charitable donations
All local Fifth Third Bank branches recently raised money for Stand Up To Cancer and nationally the bank exceeded $1 million in donations, with more than $500,000 in donations from the recent “Pay ...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates to address Chamber’s Chairman’s Club
The Cobb Chamber’s Chairman’s Club will host a panel at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in the Cumberland area on Wednesday featuring four leading candidates for Georgia’s 11th U.S. Congress...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resurgens marks $1M in donations to the surrounding community
The Resurgens Charitable Foundation, founded 13 years ago, surpassed $1 million in donations to the metro Atlanta community. Funding has been distributed to organizations and projects that promote ...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Geico planning middle Georgia expansion
Geico's Southeast regional Vice President Rhett Rayburn says the development represents a roughly 10-percent growth of its Macon workforce.
April 17, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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How states fared on unemployment benefit claims
Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits increased slightly last week to a seasonally adjusted 304,000.
April 17, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolitan Dental Associates to open new location
Metropolitan Dental Associates will celebrate the opening of its newest location at 840 Kennesaw Ave., Suite 2 in Marietta from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 2. There will be a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m....
April 17, 2014 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds: home health company paying $150M settlement
UPDATE: The U.S. Justice Department says a Baton Rouge-based home health company will pay $150 million to resolve allegations that it inflated Medicare billings.
April 23, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Competitors battle for top prize at cornhole challenge
Metro area families and visitors took part in Cumberland-based Gas South’s third annual Cornhole Challenge at SweetWater Brewing Co.’s 420 Fest Sunday at Centennial Olympic Park. Competitors, such ...
April 23, 2014 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Birch Communications buying Cbeyond for $323M
Atlanta-based Birch Communications Inc., a provider of business focused communications, cloud and managed services, and Cumberland-based Cbeyond Inc. jointly announced Monday they have entered into...
April 21, 2014 09:30 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Re/Max agent earns lifetime achievement award
David Holmes with east Cobb-based Re/Max Greater Atlanta was presented with the Re/Max Lifetime Achievement Award. To receive Re/Max Lifetime Achievement status, an associate must have been affilia...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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School of Rock opens in east Cobb
School of Rock announced a grand opening of its newest location from 1 to 5 p.m. April 26 at 2515 East Piedmont Road in Marietta. The event will feature a guitar-smashing ceremony, live performance...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamson Bros. Bar-B-Q supports veterans
On Tuesday, Williamson Bros. Bar-B-Q will partner with Georgia’s Wounded Heroes to host Closer to Home at the restaurant in Marietta. The event is designed to spotlight Georgia’s Wounded Hero’s and...
April 20, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hybrid life insurance, long-term care policies
More than 60 percent of those who purchase long-term care policies want to avoid becoming a burden on their family, while more than 45 percent of purchasers had a goal of protecting their assets.
April 18, 2014 01:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
April 18, 2014 01:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta airport officials mulling terminal hotel
Atlanta airport officials say they're studying the idea of building a hotel either inside or connected to the domestic terminal.
April 17, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia jobless rate drops to 7 percent
State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008.
April 17, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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