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ABA orientation event is April 2
The Acworth Business Association will have its orientation event April 2 at 11 a.m. at NorthStar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road in Kennesaw. Participants can learn how to make the ABA work for them...
March 28, 2015 11:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marietta native recognized as a Rising Star in area of family law
Cumberland-based Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder associate attorney and Marietta native J. Ashley Sawyer has been recognized as a Rising Star in the area of Family Law by Super Lawyers, a rating servic...
March 28, 2015 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google, Johnson & Johnson team up to build robot surgeons
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room.
March 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
UPDATE: When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They...
March 27, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet
A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer.
March 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partners named to Super Lawyers lists
Cumberland-based Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder announced founding partner Jon Hedgepeth and managing partner Hannibal Heredia were selected for Georgia’s Super Lawyers list 2015 by Atlanta magazine. ...
March 27, 2015 01:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pay off debt, or save for the future?
Many consumer finance advisers will recommend paying down debt. While it might seem counterintuitive, I generally, recommend paying yourself first. Do not stop saving for retirement, and definitely...
March 27, 2015 01:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot
Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.
March 26, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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NCBA to hold Cobb Business Expo
The North Cobb Business Association will have the Northeast Cobb Business Expo on Thursday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Piedmont Church, 570 Piedmont Road in Marietta. The event will feature more than 30...
March 25, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traton Homes hosts several events for Realtors
On March 17, Cobb County-based Traton Homes celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with festive Realtor events at two of its newest communities, Greenwich Park in Johns Creek and Hawthorne Gate in Smyrna. Bo...
March 28, 2015 11:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Batson-Cook raises $177K for kids, cancer patients
Cumberland-based Batson-Cook Construction recently hosted its annual “Clays For A Cause” clay shoot fundraiser to help raise funds for children and cancer patients. The event was at the Cherokee Ro...
March 28, 2015 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Branding Freedom to launch vision
Evan West of Smyrna, founder and president of Branding Freedom, announced his company is launching under a new banner with a celebration on the top floor at The Butcher The Baker, 23 N. Park Square...
March 28, 2015 11:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Printheads makes name change
In tandem with the launching of a new website, Printheads LLC, 2440 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta, recently announced its name change to HeadsUp Marketing. Since its inception in 2009, founder Lynn...
March 28, 2015 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Communities adds expert to management team
Marietta-based Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, a local real estate firm started in 2009 that has grown to more than 600 agents, recently added industry expert Howell Haunson to its execu...
March 28, 2015 10:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta Kroger customers raise $292K for MDA
Customers and associates in Kroger’s Atlanta Division, which includes several locations across Cobb County, recently donated more than $292,000 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The an...
March 28, 2015 10:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lockheed to pay $2M to settle allegations it overbilled govt
Federal prosecutors in Atlanta say Lockheed Martin Corporation has agreed to pay $2 million to settle allegations it overbilled the government for fuel it used while manufacturing planes for the U....
March 27, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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US economy grew at 2.2 percent rate in fourth quarter
U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter and likely cooled even further in the first quarter as severe winter weather takes its toll. But the outlook for the rest of the year looks brighte...
March 27, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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From new logos to New Coke: When corporations make mistakes
Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line for...
March 27, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best of Atlanta Party 2015 featured city’s finest eats
Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party 2015, which was March 4, featured a celebration of the city’s most recognized restaurants, food trucks and bars. In total, 2,450 Georgia food lovers gathere...
March 27, 2015 01:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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