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  • Atlanta United Named ‘Sports Team of the Year’ at 2019 Sports Business Awards

    May 24, 2019

    Atlanta United has been named “Sports Team of the Year” at the 2019 Sports Business Awards, presented by SportsBusiness Journal, during a ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square.

  • Atlanta Lowers Jobless Rate in April

    May 24, 2019

    Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Atlanta’s unemployment rate tumbled even lower in April.

  • Piedmont Atlanta Hospital Generates $1.8B for Local and State Economy

    May 24, 2019

    Piedmont Atlanta Hospital generated more than $1.8 billion in revenue for the local and state economy in 2017, according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association.

  • Senators Isakson, Perdue Secure Long-Awaited Disaster Aid Funding for Georgia

    May 24, 2019

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., praised Senate approval of critical disaster relief funding for Georgia and other states impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, floods and other natural disasters. Isakson and Perdue have fought for months to secure disaster funding for Georgia, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018.

  • Atlanta Jumps Two Spots in The Trust for Public Land's ParkScore Index

    May 23, 2019

    Atlanta ranked 42nd on The Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore Index for 2019, moving up from last year’s 43rd place finish.

  • Beer Industry Contributes $8.1B Annually to Georgia's Economy

    May 23, 2019

    Just ahead of Memorial Day, which marks one of the top beer selling holidays of the year and the start of the summer beer selling season, a new economic impact study shows America's beer industry contributes $8.1 billion annually to Georgia's economy and supports 54,084 jobs in the state.

  • Recruiting In Motion Opens 9th Office In Atlanta

    May 22, 2019

    Recruiting in Motion (RIM), a professional services recruitment agency, is pleased to announce the opening of their ninth office on Glenlake Parkway. The office will form strategic partnerships with local employers in Atlanta and surrounding areas to assist them with filling their permanent, temporary and contract staffing requirements.

  • Atlanta VC Firm Noro-Moseley Closes $180M Fund

    May 22, 2019

    NMP Management Corporation, an Atlanta-based early growth equity firm, completed fundraising for its latest fund, Noro-Moseley Partners VIII, L.P. NMP VIII closed oversubscribed at its hard cap of $180 million in capital commitments. NMP VIII investors include public and sovereign pension plans, leading health plans and health systems, foundations, endowments and family offices.

  • GTRI Celebrates Grand Opening of Cobb County Research Facility South Campus

    May 21, 2019

    The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) celebrated the grand opening of its Cobb County Research Facility (CCRF) on May 8th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Georgia Tech representatives speaking at the event included President G.P. “Bud” Peterson, Interim Director of GTRI Lora Weiss, and Executive Director of Real Estate Development Tony Zivalich. Industry partners Rod McLean of Lockheed Martin and Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce also addressed the gathering.

  • Ideas United Expanding Operations in Atlanta, Creating 30 Jobs

    May 21, 2019

    The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced that Ideas United, an award-winning creative studio, will create 30 new jobs in Atlanta after receiving a commitment of $15 million in growth and equity funding from Kayne Partners.

  • Sen. Isakson Talks Middle East, Trade, National Security, Disaster Aid, Veterans

    May 21, 2019

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., outlined top pressing national and state priorities in an episode of the “Inside the Box” podcast on Thursday. During the interview, Isakson shared his views on his recent trip to Iraq, the increased tensions with Iran, his leadership on the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. trade relationships, national security and his work to secure federal disaster aid for Georgia.

  • AG Chris Carr: Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Generates 1.7 Million Meals for Children in Need

    May 20, 2019

    Attorney General Chris Carr announced that law firms and legal organizations across Georgia raised a record breaking 419,321 dollars and 17,617 pounds of food during the 8th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. This is the equivalent of 1.7 million meals for Georgia’s food banks and a 9.5 percent increase from last year.

  • DOT Tentatively Approves New Delta Service between Haneda and Five U.S. Cities

    May 17, 2019

    Delta would become the leading U.S. airline serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights between Haneda Airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, Portland, Ore., and Honolulu.

  • With Seven Hospitals Earning ‘As’ in Leapfrog Spring Safety Grade, Piedmont Healthcare is Georgia’s Safest System

    May 16, 2019

    Seven of Piedmont Healthcare’s 11 hospitals received “A” grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade, making it the safest healthcare system in Georgia with more A grades than any other healthcare system in the state.

  • Isakson, Perdue Help Secure $35M in Disaster Relief

    May 16, 2019

    Last week we wrote about the work U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) are doing to secure much needed disaster relief funds for Georgia farmers impacted by Hurricane Michael.

  • Gulfstream Reinforces Reliability And Capabilities With World Speed Record

    May 16, 2019

    Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the high-performing Gulfstream G550 recently established a new city-pair speed record, connecting Shanghai with Seattle in 10 hours and 29 minutes, bringing the number of records the jet has earned to 55.

  • ACG Atlanta Announces 40 Fastest-Growing Companies In Georgia

    May 14, 2019

    The Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, announced the 2019 Georgia Fast 40, recognizing the top 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in Georgia.

  • Georgia Tech Internet of Things Research Center to Host International Conference on Sustainability

    May 14, 2019

    The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) will host an international conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) and sustainability July 18, 2019, at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta.

  • DeKalb County Studies Impact of New, Expanding Cities

    May 13, 2019

    A first-of-its kind study in DeKalb County will analyze the impact that cities have on county services and finances. A steering committee consisting of legislators, county officials and city leaders met for the first time Wednesday, spending most of the time debating what should be included in the report due in December.

  • Governor Kemp Signs Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

    May 13, 2019

    Governor Brian P. Kemp signed the fiscal year 2020 budget. Joined by lawmakers, law enforcement officials, educators, and local leaders in Camilla, Georgia, Governor Kemp's signature of the balanced budget caps a historic first legislative session.

  • Serta Simmons Bedding Officially Opens North American Headquarters in Doraville

    May 10, 2019

    Serta Simmons Bedding, the largest manufacturer and distributor of mattresses in North America, has officially opened its new headquarters in Doraville at the new Assembly development. On Friday, May 3, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Doraville Mayor Donna Pittman attended the grand opening and welcomed the company’s Atlanta employees.

  • Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Announces Largest Affordable Housing Budget

    May 10, 2019

    Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) announced its largest affordable housing allocation ever in its fiscal year 2020 housing budget. The budget, which was approved by the ABI Board of Directors today, includes a $11.9 million line-item for affordable housing development. This amount is part of a historic $45 million budget that exceeds projections by $10.5 million.

  • New South McCarthy Synergy and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Celebrate Topping Out for the South Canopy

    May 10, 2019

    New South Construction, McCarthy Building Companies and Synergy Development Partners’ joint venture known as NSMS, along with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), celebrated an important milestone - the installation of the final structural steel on the south terminal canopy and topping out of project.

  • Kilpatrick Townsend Names Roger Wylie Managing Partner

    May 09, 2019

    Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced that it has named Roger Wylie the firm’s new Managing Partner. Susan Spaeth, who has served as the firm’s Managing Partner since 2013, will become Kilpatrick Townsend’s Chief Legal Officer and remain a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Henry Walker will continue to serve as the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the firm.

  • Delta Launches Reclaim My Status Customer Loyalty Benefit

    May 09, 2019

    Recently became a parent? Recovered from an illness? Cared for a family member? Delta's got you covered. Delta SkyMiles Medallion Members can now take advantage of "Reclaim My Status" after a change, event or important life moment has temporarily affected their travel patterns. Built from the ground up based on Member feedback, this is the latest thoughtful addition to Delta's Medallion program.

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