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Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement
UPDATE: The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Depart...
August 21, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Highland Commercial Bank announces addition
James H. Powell, chairman and CEO of Highland Commercial Bank, announced the addition of James Moore. A native of Georgia, Moore graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro with a bach...
August 19, 2014 08:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wake Up KBA event is Aug. 26
The Kennesaw Business Association will have its Wake Up KBA event, sponsored by Acrux Staffing, on Aug. 26 from 8 to 9 a.m. at Metro Bank, 2454 Kennesaw Due West Road in Kennesaw. Wake Up KBA is a ...
August 19, 2014 08:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial
UPDATE: Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government's case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a k...
August 19, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home Depot 2Q profit climbs 14 percent
UPDATE: Home Depot's fiscal second-quarter net income increased 14 percent thanks to a rebound in its spring selling season.
August 19, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local dental office to have Serve Day on August 23
More than 330 Smile Generation-trusted dental offices, including Johnson Ferry Dentistry at 4250 Roswell Road in Marietta, will select and see by appointment only patients in need as part of their ...
August 18, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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CROY engineering announces manager
Marietta-based CROY Engineering recently announced Eddie Wade of Kennesaw has joined the company as an engineering manager. Wade brings a background in water and wastewater engineering to CROY, spe...
August 16, 2014 09:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth Cabela’s to mark opening Aug. 21
Cabela’s Incorporated, the world’s foremost outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, will celebrate the grand opening of its new Acworth location on Aug. 21 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony ho...
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Aurelio’s Pizza marks 55th Wednesday
Aurelio’s Pizza, which has a location at 1255 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta, is celebrating its 55th anniversary Wednesday. To mark the occasion, all Aurelio’s locations except for Homewood, Ill.,...
August 16, 2014 09:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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TVA board votes to retire Memphis coal plant
The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest...
August 21, 2014 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal
United Airlines has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger with Continental Airlines. So, it's upgrading first class food o...
August 21, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta's jobless rate rises to 8 percent
State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has risen to 8 percent.
August 21, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tin Lizzy’s Cantina opens Aug. 25
Tin Lizzy’s Cantina will open its Kennesaw location, 3470 George Busbee Parkway NW, on Aug. 25. “We are thrilled to be bringing the Tin Lizzy’s party to Kennesaw,” said owner Andy McKoski. “We have...
August 19, 2014 08:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Chamber seeks service award nods
The Cobb Chamber is seeking nominations for the 16th annual Sam Olens Business Community Service Awards, presented by the Cobb Chamber and Georgia Trend magazine. Nominations are being accepted fro...
August 19, 2014 08:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Woodmark 1Q profit rises 39 percent
American Woodmark, based in Winchester, Va., operates nine manufacturing plants in Georgia, Arizona, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
August 19, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pace Academy opens new upper school in Atlanta
Pace Academy on Monday officially opens the Arthur M. Blank Family Upper School on its campus on West Paces Ferry Road.
August 18, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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BlueLinx announces $20M liquidity extension
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., 4300 Wildwood Parkway in Marietta, announced Thursday it has entered into an amendment to its U.S. revolving credit agreement with a syndicate of banks led by Wells Fargo Ba...
August 18, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 marks 43 years for Traton Homes
Marietta-based Traton Homes opened its doors in 1971 and brothers Bill and Milburn Poston were determined to build a real estate company that would stand the test of time. Forty-three years later, ...
August 18, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Young Professionals accepting applications for mentoring program
Cobb Young Professionals, the Cobb Chamber’s networking group for young professionals in their 20s and 30s, is now accepting applications for its mentoring program through Sept. 2. The program was ...
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