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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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Association announces scholarship recipients
The Community Bankers Association of Georgia, which has three locals in positions on the 2014-15 Board of Directors, announced the four winners of the annual Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarshi...
May 23, 2015 10:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hamilton announces merger with Marietta-based Highland Financial Services
Hamilton State Bancshares Inc. announced May 15 it entered into a definitive merger agreement with Marietta-based Highland Financial Services Inc. after receiving unanimous approval from the Boards...
May 22, 2015 01:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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College expenses: Planning before saving starts
Funding a child’s college education is a goal of many parents. I certainly applaud this goal and financial commitment. That said, you should understand there are external sources available for coll...
May 22, 2015 01:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonald's CEO 'proud' of pay hike as protests continue
UPDATE: McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said Thursday he was "incredibly proud" of a recent decision to bump pay for some workers, even as hundreds of protesters outside called on the company to d...
May 21, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dentist earns fellowship status
Dr. Mariana L. Kovitch, a Smyrna resident and a dentist at Atlanta Smiles & Wellness in Buckhead, earned fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. The awarding of fel...
May 23, 2015 11:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indian Motorcycle dealership roars into Marietta
Indian Motorcycle of Marietta is now open for business at 1750 Cobb Parkway South in Marietta. The dealership offers greater Atlanta area motorcycling enthusiasts the latest award-winning bikes fro...
May 22, 2015 01:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Centres welcome new directors
The Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre recently announced the arrival of Carly Arambula and the promotion of Joe Green. Carly Arambula   Arambula joined the Centres in Apri...
May 22, 2015 01:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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CVS paying $10.4B in cash for drug distributor Omnicare
UPDATE: CVS Health will pay more than $10 billion for pharmaceutical distributor Omnicare in a deal primed to feed its fast-growing specialty drug business and tap a lucrative and growing market: c...
May 21, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lumber Liquidators CEO quits, catching company off guard
Lumber Liquidators CEO Robert Lynch has abruptly quit the company that is embroiled in an investigation over products imported from China.
May 21, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lennar Atlanta adds two new consultants
Lennar Atlanta, which has three communities in Cobb County, announced realtors Bette Glass and Lorrie Collie have joined as new home consultants. Since Lennar Atlanta started building in the metro ...
May 20, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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