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Oil plunge a panacea for much of world economy
A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at th...
November 28, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU to begin new HR certification courses 2015
Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education announced its partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest association devoted to hum...
November 25, 2014 10:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals recognized by Mercer board
Thomas P. Bishop of Acworth, senior vice president, chief compliance officer and general counsel for Georgia Power Company, was recognized for completing a five-year term on Mercer University’s Boa...
November 25, 2014 10:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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HD Supply announces earnings call
HD Supply Holdings Inc., 1295 Field Parkway in Marietta, is planning to release its fiscal 2014 third-quarter results Dec. 9 at 6 a.m., followed by a conference call at 8 a.m. The conference call a...
November 25, 2014 10:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cornerstone Prep breaks ground
Cornerstone Preparatory Academy broke ground on its new campus home at 3588 Hickory Grove Road in Acworth on Nov. 6. The new facility is scheduled to open fall of 2015.  Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegoo...
November 25, 2014 09:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanksgiving travel woes? There's an app for that
Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which ro...
November 25, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that — given time — they would be able to pop the trunk and start the ...
November 24, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GreyStone aces safety accreditation
GreyStone Power Corporation, which serves portions of south Cobb County, recently completed safety accreditation and received the highest safety accreditation score ever awarded by Georgia EMC, the...
November 24, 2014 12:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Travel & Tourism celebrates this year’s successes
Cobb Travel & Tourism recently celebrated its 22nd Annual Meeting and Mixer with partners and friends at The Georgian Club on Nov. 13. The event highlighted Cobb Travel & Tourism’s 2014 accomplishm...
November 24, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices
Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
November 28, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newell Rubbermaid announces exec, dividend, program
Newell Rubbermaid, which has offices at 1600 Wilson Way SE in Smyrna, announced the appointment of Christopher O’Leary, executive vice president and chief operating officer – International, of Gene...
November 27, 2014 07:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Benjamin Prep opens new campus
Benjamin Preparatory School of Academics and Performing Arts held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and luncheon in recognition of their new state-of-the-art campus on Nov. 13. The ceremony’s keynote speak...
November 25, 2014 10:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acadia Homes wins five OBIEs
Acadia Homes & Neighborhoods, 2100 Powers Ferry Road, Suite 300 in the Cumberland area, announced that on the heels of placing No. 9 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual list of Top 20 Home B...
November 25, 2014 10:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits
Home Depot faces at least 44 lawsuits in the United States and Canada over a massive data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards.
November 25, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former American Airlines CEO joins Wal-Mart board
The executive who led American Airlines successfully through bankruptcy reorganization but did not remain long after a huge merger with another carrier has joined the board of Wal-Mart.
November 24, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ingenious Med streamlines processes
Ingenious Med, 400 Cobb Gallera Parkway in the Cumberland area, announced its partnership with Orlando Health, one of Florida’s most comprehensive private, not-for-profit health care networks. Thro...
November 24, 2014 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real estate educator speaks to Berkshire Hathaway agents
Tom Ferry, the nation’s top-ranked real estate educator by the Swanepoel Power 200 Power Report, recently spoke to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties agents at a continental bre...
November 22, 2014 10:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU College of Continuing and Professional Education earns 17 awards
Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education announced that it is celebrating a record-breaking year. To date, the college has won 17 awards for its certificate prog...
November 22, 2014 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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J. Christopher’s helps needy children
Continuing its ongoing community support, J. Christopher’s, which has four Cobb County locations, recently raised much needed funds to support the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Make-A-Wish Georgi...
November 22, 2014 10:32 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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