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RPI hires executive vice president
RPI, providers of personalized print services for businesses around the world, announced Dec. 18 that Stacy Shipp has been hired as executive vice president of RPI-Atlanta, 1065 Big Shanty Road NW,...
December 23, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muskegon Heights city manager gets new Flint post
UPDATE: Flint's state-appointed emergency manager has named Muskegon Heights city manager Natasha Henderson to the same job in Flint. The Flint Journal says the other finalists were ex-East Point, ...
December 23, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's down to the wire for online shopping
As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in...
December 22, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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BNG raises $45K to give meals to families
Just in time for the holidays, Bank of North Georgia has concluded its annual Feed the Hungry food box campaign raising more than $45,200 in donations — enough to provide more than 270,000 meals to...
December 21, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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12 Days of Giving campaign ends with $102K donation
Marietta-based LGE Community Credit Union set out to do something different this holiday season by spreading holiday cheer to its members and local community over 12 days in its inaugural “12 Days ...
December 20, 2014 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traton honors Stuff-a-Bus tradition
Marietta-based Traton Homes announced has continued its annual tradition of stuffing a Cobb Community Transit Bus with toys for Cobb Christmas Inc. Thanks to the support of its employees, vendors a...
December 20, 2014 11:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth Third Bank tops $4M in donations to SU2C
Fifth Third Bank, which has several locations in the Marietta and Kennesaw area, announced Dec. 17 the company had exceeded $4 million in donations to Stand Up To Cancer through contributions from ...
December 20, 2014 11:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Touch of class: Cumberland-based Acadia's Design Gallery to receive national award
Cumberland-based Acadia Homes & Neighborhoods’ new Design Gallery, inside Suite 100 at 2110 Powers Ferry Road in the Cumberland area, will be recognized at the National Association of Home Builders...
December 20, 2014 11:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games
UPDATE: Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season's blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of f...
December 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DS Services donates $10K to breast care fund
Cumberland-based DS Services of America Inc., owner of the Athena and Crystal Springs bottled water brands, recently presented a gift of $10,000 to the Northside Hospital Foundation’s Breast Care F...
December 23, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Area Farm Bureau rep re-elected
Nora Goodman of Temple has been re-elected to a two-year term representing the Georgia Farm Bureau’s Third District on the organization’s state board of directors. The GFB’s Third District covers C...
December 23, 2014 09:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whitefield Academy open house is Jan. 24
Whitefield Academy, 1 Whitefield Drive SE in Mableton, will have an open house on Jan. 24 at 2:30 p.m. The informational program will take place in Whitefield Academy’s Athletic Center, where famil...
December 23, 2014 09:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US economy accelerates and helps lift Dow to 18K
UPDATE: The U.S. economy grew at a sizzling 5 percent annual rate last quarter, the fastest since 2003, fueled by consumer and business spending. The surge confirmed that the economy is steadily im...
December 23, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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HD Supply announces fiscal 3Q results
HD Supply Holdings Inc., 1295 Field Parkway in Marietta, on Dec. 9 reported net sales for the third quarter 2014, ending Nov. 2, of $2.5 billion, an increase of $215 million, or 9 percent. On Dec. ...
December 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Totes 2 Tots event collects backpacks, suitcases for foster kids
Georgia Cancer Specialists, which has two locations in Cobb County, and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and kid-sized suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 13th annual...
December 20, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb military program announces its 2015 class
The Honorary Commanders Association, a cooperative effort involving the Cobb Chamber, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, General Lucius D. Clay National Guard Center, the Navy and Marine Corps, has announce...
December 20, 2014 11:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Realtor of the Year named
Realtor Jenea Kennedy, an advisor and member of The Robinson Group with Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta was named 2014 Cobb County Realtor of the Year by the Cobb Association of Realtors at their ...
December 20, 2014 11:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Galleria, Energy Centre have record year
Cumberland-based Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre recently released their joint 2014 Annual Report, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Cobb Galleria Centre.  Bo...
December 20, 2014 11:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Companies' data security in question after Sony hack
Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against...
December 19, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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