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US economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing up
The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen thi...
January 30, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Anonymized' credit card data not so anonymous, study shows
Credit card data isn't quite as anonymous as promised, a new study says.
January 29, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leading automotive supplier to expand in McMinn County
A leading global automotive supplier plans to build a new facility in McMinn County that's expected to create as many as 400 new jobs.
January 29, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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1st time advertisers gamble on Super Bowl ads
More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.
January 28, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bennett Thrasher OK for entertainment tax incentive procedures
Cumberland-based Bennett Thrasher LLP has been approved by the Empire State Development Corporation to perform procedures to help entertainment companies claim New York tax incentives. Bennett Thra...
January 27, 2015 08:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sterling Risk Advisors names new principal
Danny Sellers of Duluth has been named a principal at Sterling Risk Advisors, 2500 Cumberland Parkway SE in the Cumberland area. He has more than 20 years of experience specializing in risk managem...
January 27, 2015 08:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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MeadWestvaco, Rock-Tenn join to form $16B packaging behemoth
Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco will join forces to create a $16 billion global packaging company, driving down its own costs and possibly gaining the scale to better dictate prices.
January 26, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Center to have Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast
Town Center at Cobb mall, 400 Ernest W. Barrett Parkway NW in Kennesaw, will have the annual Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast on Feb. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the lower level Belk wing. During the event...
January 26, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acworth Business Association to have next luncheon Feb. 5
The Acworth Business Association will have its next monthly luncheon Feb. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northstar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road in Kennesaw. The guest speaker for the event, spons...
January 25, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cost pressure intensifies for Southern Co. nuclear plant
The delays and cost overruns are piling up for a new plant in Georgia that was supposed to prove nuclear energy can be built affordably.
January 30, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moore Colson announces new IT audit and consulting director
Marietta-based accounting firm Moore Colson recently announced the promotion of Patrick Daniel to IT audit and consulting director in the firm’s Risk Advisory and Compliance Practice. Patrick, who ...
January 30, 2015 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last-ditch foreclosure hearings draw many Detroit homeowners
Hundreds of Detroit homeowners in danger of losing their properties flocked Thursday to hearings that offered a last-ditch chance to avoid foreclosure and to keep the houses from adding to the city...
January 29, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta jobless rate remains unchanged at 6.4 percent
State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate stands at 6.4 percent.
January 29, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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PulteGroup beats Street 4Q forecasts
PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $217.1 million.
January 29, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grove Park Elementary Young Bankers visit KSU
Grove Park Elementary School students participated in Fifth Third Bank’s Young Bankers Club recently wrapping up the five-week program with a graduation field trip to Kennesaw State University in K...
January 28, 2015 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Challise and Company to open Marietta location
Challise and Company, an AVEDA salon and spa owned by Challise Copeland and Carrie Cox, announced the opening of a new free-standing location at 3534 Canton Road in Marietta. The company has been i...
January 27, 2015 08:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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WellStar offers interpreter training
WellStar will offer training for bilingual speakers to become essential facilitators of patient and health provider communication beginning Feb. 28. Bridging the Gap is a 40-hour medical interprete...
January 27, 2015 08:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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American Airlines 4th-qtr profit gets lift from cheap fuel
American Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger.
January 27, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia ports seeing growth from West Coast labor problems
Labor problems on the West Coast helped send record-breaking cargo volumes to Georgia seaports in the first half of the 2015 fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.
January 26, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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