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Mellow Mushroom Acworth open
The Mellow Mushroom Acworth, 6121 Cedarcrest Road in Acworth, is now open. The menu features pizzas, hoagies, salads, calzones and appetizers with options for vegetarians, vegans, kids and those on...
September 17, 2014 12:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commerce Bank adds 2 executives
Georgia Commerce Bank, which has three Cobb County locations, recently named Cassie Smith as senior vice president of Finance and Chuck Shaw as senior vice president of Compliance and Risk Manageme...
September 17, 2014 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes
UPDATE: Trump Plaza shut its doors at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
September 16, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Columbus-based payment firm to expand in McDonough
State officials say a Columbus-based payments company will expand in McDonough, creating up to 450 jobs.
September 16, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition
Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand.
September 16, 2014 08:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound
Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutiny of regulators seeking to reduce historically high default ...
September 15, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olive Garden defends breadstick policy
Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity."
September 15, 2014 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three local attorneys receive the Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Cumberland-based Taylor English Duma LLP announced Amanda Groover Hyland, Eric Fisher and Joseph Sullivan have all received the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating. The recognition ...
September 15, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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KSU offers Senior HR certificate
Kennesaw State University will have a Senior Professional in Human Resources certificate course for experienced HR professionals starting Sept. 24. The program will focus on learning materials from...
September 14, 2014 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low
The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
September 17, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SK Commercial Realty names VP
Jeff Fortner of Vinings has joined Cumberland-based SK Commercial Realty as senior vice president within its Healthcare Real Estate division. Fortner brings almost 15 years of experience working in...
September 17, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fifth Third to have eBus visits
From Sept. 24 to 27, Fifth Third Bank’s Financial Empowerment Mobile — or eBus — will visit community organizations throughout the Atlanta area to offer free financial advice on budget and credit c...
September 17, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delta announces Los Angeles-San Antonio nonstops
Delta Air Lines has announced plans for twice-daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and San Antonio starting next spring.
September 16, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers
UPDATE: UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, when the company was caught unprepared for a boom in online shop...
September 16, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach
UPDATE: Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
September 15, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb traffic at forefront of KSU forum Sept. 18
Transportation experts and county decision makers will gather at Kennesaw State University on Sept. 18 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for a town hall forum to discuss how the Atlanta Braves’ move, along with ...
September 14, 2014 11:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rubbermaid completes acquisition
Newell Rubbermaid, which has offices at 1600 Wilson Way SE in Smyrna has completed its acquisition of Ignite Holdings LLC from North Castle Partners and its co-investors. Ignite, a designer and mar...
September 13, 2014 10:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Bank declares 4 cent dividend
The Board of Directors of State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company of State Bank and Trust Company, recently declared a quarterly dividend of four cents per common share. The dividend ...
September 13, 2014 10:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Numerex receives Battle of the Platforms award
Cumberland-based Numerex, a provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine enterprise solutions, announced it has received a 2014 M2M Evolution Las Vegas “Battle of the Platforms Award” f...
September 13, 2014 10:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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