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Anheuser-Busch producing canned water for flood victims
An Anheuser Busch plant in northwest Georgia has started canning water instead of beer to help flood victims in Texas and Oklahoma.
May 29, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ruble rebound threatens 'Made in Russia' industry revival
Russia's ruble is on a roller-coaster. After being the world's second worst-performing currency against the dollar last year, it is among the best in 2015.
May 29, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willy’s Mexicana Grill launches anniversary celebration
Willy’s Mexicana Grill, which has four locations in Cobb County, announced that to kick off the #SummerOfWillys, a season-long 20th anniversary celebration of Atlanta’s first burrito restaurant, fo...
May 28, 2015 11:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon to offer free same-day delivery to Prime members
Amazon wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive. The e-commerce powerhouse is offering free same-day delivery service in some cities to its Prime loyalty club members.
May 28, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Companies announce new licenses
Georgia Funeral Care and Dreamland Pet Memorial Center, both at 4671 South Main Street in Acworth, announced that Bruce Jenkins has passed license requirements, including training and testing exami...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Numerex named to TAG Top 40 list
The Technology Association of Georgia, the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, earlier this year, announced Cumberland-...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
May 26, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walmart hires more than 3K veterans in Georgia since Memorial Day 2013
Walmart, which has several locations in Cobb County, announced it is creating even more job opportunities for transitioning U.S. veterans in Georgia by guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S....
May 25, 2015 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Latest US proposal for ethanol could have political fallout
UPDATE: The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iowa and o...
May 29, 2015 04:30 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US economy shrank in winter but staging a spring rebound
The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit.
May 29, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Builder given top rating from BBB
Cobb-based Acadia Homes & Neighborhoods received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. The honor comes on the heels of the company being ranked among BUILDER Magazine’s national list of “Ne...
May 28, 2015 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the q...
May 28, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automakers, gov't to reveal models in expanded Takata recall
Automakers and governments are announcing additional models covered by last week's massive expansion of a Takata air bag recall.
May 28, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why a shrinking US economy last quarter isn't cause for fear
Another first quarter of the year. Another reversal for the U.S. economy. Another expectation of a rebound to come.
May 28, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autobell names campus recruiter
Celina Boyce was promoted to the new position of Campus Recruiter for Autobell Car Wash Inc. in the metro Atlanta market. The Charlotte-based, family-owned and-operated car wash chain has 69 locati...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual barbecue giveaway a success
Shane’s Rib Shacks in Cobb County had their annual Rib Giveaway on May 16. The first 100 guests at Cobb County Shane’s Rib Shack locations received a free half rack of slow-cooked baby back ribs, a...
May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online
UPDATE: As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.
May 26, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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