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The Gardens of Smyrna cuts ribbon
The Gardens of Smyrna, 1418 Spring St. in Smyrna, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 23 at the family-owned, licensed memory care and assisted living community. The company has 38 private and semi...
October 25, 2014 09:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enduring Hearts Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic Nov. 2 to 3
Marietta-based charitable foundation Enduring Hearts, which funds research for pediatric heart transplants, will have the Inaugural Enduring Hearts Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic at The Ritz-Carlto...
October 25, 2014 08:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M
UPDATE: Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages.
October 24, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks
U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years, helped by strong quarterly results from companies such as Microsoft and UPS. Amazon plunged after t...
October 24, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emotions can drive poor market decisions
Volatility happens for various reasons not connected to the market. No one knows what will spur the next sell off. It could be fear of Ebola or unrest in the Middle East. Regardless, the markets ar...
October 23, 2014 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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PulteGroup tops 3Q earnings expectations
UPDATE: PulteGroup Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $140.5 million.
October 23, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penn Mutal has new Southeast Region head
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, which has a location at 225 Townpark Drive in Kennesaw, announced Brian Clark has been appointed regional marketing director of Penn Mutual’s Southeast Regio...
October 22, 2014 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Bank 3Q financials out Oct. 23
State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company of State Bank and Trust Company, which has a Marietta location, announced its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 will be is...
October 22, 2014 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not their first rodeo: GreyStone Power linemen claim division title
GreyStone Power, which serves portions of south Cobb County, announced a team of three GreyStone Power linemen reclaimed their lead in the rural electric co-op division at the International Lineman...
October 22, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Bank of South announces vice president
Community Bank of the South, 3016 Atlanta Road in Smyrna, announced Alan Black has joined the bank as a vice president and the Bartow County Market manager.
October 25, 2014 09:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community & Southern Bank announces new HR director
Community & Southern Bank announced the appointment of Tomeka Cherry as its new director of human resources. Cherry joins the CSB team with about 15 years of combined human resources experience gai...
October 25, 2014 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Bank Financial Corporation CFO to retire
Thomas L. Callicutt Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer, has informed the Board of Directors of State Bank Financial Corporation of his intention to retire from his employment...
October 25, 2014 09:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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PRGX Inc. 3Q results out Oct. 27
Cumberland-based PRGX Global Inc. announced that the company will release its financial results for the third quarter 2014 on Oct. 27 after the market closes. Management will also hold a conference...
October 25, 2014 09:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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ServisFirst announces 3Q results, merger plan
ServisFirst Bancshares Inc., the holding company for ServisFirst Bank, on Monday announced earnings and operating results for the quarter and nine months ending Sept. 30, as well as the signing of ...
October 25, 2014 09:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia International Business Index jumps for 3Q
Georgia international manufacturing activity rebounded for the third quarter of 2014, according to the Georgia International Business Index. The quarterly survey was released Oct. 24 by Kennesaw St...
October 25, 2014 08:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kennesaw State University Foundation names new chair, honors outstanding service
Kennesaw State University has named Jo Ann Chitty, senior vice president of Selig Enterprises Inc., as the chair of the Kennesaw State University Foundation and the winners of the Foundation’s 2014...
October 25, 2014 08:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPS expects double-digit surge in December shipments
UPDATE: UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned.
October 24, 2014 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US stocks jump following strong corporate earnings
U.S. stocks rose sharply in afternoon trading Thursday, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar and 3M. Investors were also encouraged by some positive manufacturing new...
October 23, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coke names new marketing chief amid struggles
Coca-Cola is replacing its chief marketing officer as the world's biggest beverage maker fights to boost flat soda sales.
October 23, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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