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BNG raises $45K to give meals to families
Just in time for the holidays, Bank of North Georgia has concluded its annual Feed the Hungry food box campaign raising more than $45,200 in donations — enough to provide more than 270,000 meals to...
December 21, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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12 Days of Giving campaign ends with $102K donation
Marietta-based LGE Community Credit Union set out to do something different this holiday season by spreading holiday cheer to its members and local community over 12 days in its inaugural “12 Days ...
December 20, 2014 11:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traton honors Stuff-a-Bus tradition
Marietta-based Traton Homes announced has continued its annual tradition of stuffing a Cobb Community Transit Bus with toys for Cobb Christmas Inc. Thanks to the support of its employees, vendors a...
December 20, 2014 11:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth Third Bank tops $4M in donations to SU2C
Fifth Third Bank, which has several locations in the Marietta and Kennesaw area, announced Dec. 17 the company had exceeded $4 million in donations to Stand Up To Cancer through contributions from ...
December 20, 2014 11:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sponsors pay big bucks to join college bowl games
UPDATE: Ready! Set! Hut, hut: This holiday season's blitz of college football bowl games will feature a reshuffled roster of corporate sponsors spending millions to thrust their names in front of f...
December 19, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newell Rubbermaid announces pricing of tender offer
Newell Rubbermaid Inc., which has offices at 1600 Wilson Way SE in Smyrna, recently announced the determination of the pricing for its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash its out...
December 19, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spirit of giving: Donor-advised funds
The true spirit of giving is based in generosity. Public recognition can often be a byproduct of significant donations to a charity; however, many wealthy donors do not desire such publicity. Anony...
December 18, 2014 11:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dominion to buy Carolina Gas Transmission for nearly $493M
Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. is planning to buy Carolina Gas Transmission for about $492.9 million.
December 17, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powder Springs' ‘Buy Local’ campaign for holidays starts Saturday
The Powder Springs Economic Development office is kicking off a 2015 “Buy Local” campaign by encouraging residents to spend $20 Saturday in a Powder Springs business this Christmas season. Accordin...
December 16, 2014 10:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Totes 2 Tots event collects backpacks, suitcases for foster kids
Georgia Cancer Specialists, which has two locations in Cobb County, and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and kid-sized suitcases for foster children in Georgia as part of the 13th annual...
December 20, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb military program announces its 2015 class
The Honorary Commanders Association, a cooperative effort involving the Cobb Chamber, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, General Lucius D. Clay National Guard Center, the Navy and Marine Corps, has announce...
December 20, 2014 11:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Realtor of the Year named
Realtor Jenea Kennedy, an advisor and member of The Robinson Group with Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta was named 2014 Cobb County Realtor of the Year by the Cobb Association of Realtors at their ...
December 20, 2014 11:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Galleria, Energy Centre have record year
Cumberland-based Cobb Galleria Centre and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre recently released their joint 2014 Annual Report, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Cobb Galleria Centre.  Bo...
December 20, 2014 11:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Companies' data security in question after Sony hack
Companies across the globe are on high alert to tighten up network security to avoid being the next company brought to its knees by hackers like those that executed the dramatic cyberattack against...
December 19, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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WellStar receives Workplace Tobacco Control award
WellStar Health System received the American Cancer Society’s Excellence Award in Workplace Tobacco Control, commending its systemwide, comprehensive tobacco control program for employees. WellStar...
December 19, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Numerex launches enhanced satellite data solution service
Cumberland-based Numerex, a provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine enterprise solutions, recently announced it enhanced its service offering to provide an industry-leading unlimit...
December 19, 2014 12:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Logistics company building plant in west Georgia
A logistics company that serves the automotive industry is building a plant in west Georgia.
December 18, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina company buys downtown Atlanta shopping center
Atlanta city officials have announced the sale and redevelopment plan for a downtown shopping center.
December 17, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmike Cinemas pulls 'The Interview' with Sony's support
Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.
December 17, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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