ATLANTA — Twelve-year-old Jane Ellen Norman is looking forward to a little more freedom in her life and a possible return to summer camp after getting her first dose of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine in Atlanta on Tuesday — one day after U.S. regulators expanded its use to children her age th…
ATLANTA — After his firing by the Atlanta police department was reversed last week, the officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks is asking a judge to change the conditions of his bond as criminal charges against him remain pending.
CHAMBLEE — More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts say is unwarranted panic-buying among drivers, as the shutdown of a major pipeline by a gang of hackers entered its fifth day Tuesday.
ATLANTA — A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was indicted Tuesday on murder charges by two separate grand juries, and one prosecutor filed notice that she’ll also seek hate crime charges and the dea…
ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted Tuesday to hire a second search firm to help choose a successor to retiring system Chancellor Steve Wrigley.
DALLAS, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to increased demand for multifamily cabinets, Texas-based cabinet manufacturer and interiors solutions provider Republic Elite, has acquired the cabinet manufacturing plant formerly operated by Windsor Fixtures, located in Lawrenceville, Georgia. The acquisition will increase Republic Elite's capacity by 40 percent and cabinets manufactured by 300,000 through utilization of 100,000 sq. ft. of existing factory space and equipment.
ATLANTA — Normal restrictions on commercial trucks in Georgia are being waived under an executive order Gov. Brian Kemp has issued in response to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Troy brings over 25 years of experience in the IAM industry to his new role at SecurEnds. Troy most recently was at Simeio Solutions as their Advisory Sales Director. While at Simeio, Troy partnered with leading IAM vendors to drive modernization, optimization, and cost efficiency through professional and managed services. Troy has extensive leadership experience and has successfully launched new business regions at previous companies, growing them to multi-million-dollar organizations. Passion is a key attribute for Troy, through public speaking, client interaction or even water cooler conversation. IAM is a profession, and Troy is always looking to get better by continuing to invest in knowing more. He recently completed both his Identity Access Manager and Identity Governance Expert certifications from Identity Management Institute.
ATLANTA – AlixaRx, LLC, a national provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, has agreed to pay the United States $2.75 million to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by, among other things, allowing opioids and other controlled substances to be dispensed withou…
DORAVILLE, Ga., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the pandemic, the world has focused heavily on disinfecting surfaces — but the latest CDC guidance reveals this shouldn't be the top priority. When it comes to beating COVID, businesses and individuals alike must focus on mitigating the risk of airborne transmission.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Analytics solutions provider Kaizen Analytix has announced the launch of enhanced KaizenDataLabs' offerings, with new features including Consumer Packaged Goods Product Attributes, Macroeconomics, Natural Gas and Electricity Pricing data. These data sets unlock new levels of insight for the next generation of business intelligence technology, letting customers extract meaning from a sea of statistics to empower confident business decisions.
(The Center Square) – A group of 20 Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to President Joe Biden urging him to secure the southern border and stem the influx of migrants illegally entering the country.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) today reported preliminary month-end assets under management (AUM) of $1,459.0 billion, an increase of 3.9% versus previous month-end. Total net inflows were $13.1 billion. The firm achieved net long-term inflows of $7.2 billion this month. Non-management fee earning net outflows were $1.9 billion and money market net inflows were $7.8 billion. AUM was positively impacted by favorable market returns, which increased AUM by $39 billion. FX increased AUM by $3.0 billion. Preliminary average total AUM for the quarter through April 30 were $1,447.0 billion, and preliminary average active AUM for the quarter through April 30 were $1,030.8 billion.
Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a $27.2 billion state budget for the 2022 fiscal year in Georgia that restores most cuts made last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the remaining shortfalls expected to be covered by federal relief funds.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday he plans to run for reelection in 2022, setting up a likely bruising campaign against one of several strong Democratic challengers.
DULUTH, Ga., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Formetco announces today the launch of the Formetco Select Safety Equipment Product line, the first and only comprehensive safety packages specifically designed for outdoor advertising professionals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Austin Scott, R-Ga., has released a statement announcing the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Georgia’s Eighth District.
AMERICUS — Americus Mayor Barry Blount met with Chief Michael Lewis of the Georgia Southwestern University Department of Public Safety, Chief Mark Scott of the Americus Police Department, and Sumter County Sheriff Eric Bryant to sign a proclamation recognizing May 9-15 as National Police Week and May 15 as Peace Officer Memorial Day in the city.
(The Center Square) – Gov. Brian Kemp has signed an executive order halting Georgia's fuel tax in response to the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline.
(The Center Square) – Gas stations in multiple U.S. states began to run out of gas after Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline, the nation’s largest pipeline, fell victim to a cyberattack over the weekend.
MARIETTA, Ga., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DVIGear, a leading manufacturer of digital connectivity products, has introduced the latest member of its growing family of HyperLight® Active Optical Cables (AOC) that supports both full-size and Mini DisplayPort connections. These cables enable the extension of DisplayPort 1.4 signals with aggregate data rates up to 32.4 Gbps. (HBR3) and are HDCP 1.4 / 2.2 compliant. They support resolutions of up to 8K / 30Hz (4:4:4) for cable lengths of up to 50 meters (164 ft.) and 4K / 60Hz (4:4:4) for cables of up to 100 meters (328 ft.).
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Tuesday that WebstaurantStore, a supplier to food service professionals around the world, will open a distribution center in Chatham County, creating more than 100 jobs. The company also currently has two facilities in Albany, which employ more than 350 Georgians.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MerchantE, a leading end-to-end digital commerce platform, has established a new sponsor bank relationship with Fresno First Bank that will allow the company to offer payment processing services to businesses that traditionally have been labelled as high-risk.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BrandMaker, the leading innovator in Marketing Operations and Marketing Resource Management solutions, today announced the second in a series of findings of its independent research study on experiences and attitudes of top marketing executives around marketing operations. The research found that outdated marketing processes are inhibiting workflow management and campaign planning and impacting the success of marketing programs.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Maptician, the premier provider of intelligent space and occupancy management technology, announced today it has received an investment of $1.7 Million in funding led by Nelnet (NYSE:NNI). Maptician's solution includes an interactive smart-map technology to visually manage the workplace and its occupants. The company also welcomes Bryson Koehler, current Equifax Chief Technology Officer, as an independent strategic investor. The new influx of capital will be instrumental to further product development, as Maptician's unique hybrid workplace technology has been in greater demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic and its impacts on business.
ALBANY, Ga., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans include recommendations for infants and toddlers, a timeframe referred to as "B24" that covers birth to 24 months. During the critical B24 period, the 2020-2025 guidelines address the beneficial role nuts/peanuts can play in the development and growth of a child's brain and body.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of Black business owners and community leaders held a press conference today to demand that corporate leaders, particularly Atlanta-based companies take the time to understand the diversity of opinions within the Black community before taking sides on political matters.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when so many continue to struggle with the emotional and economic impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic and as the world yearns for unity, we are reminded that powerful and meaningful change can happen when we come together and help one another. That's the message shared in Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford's book, Our Better Angels, which is being released today in paperback by St. Martin's Essentials and is available for purchase in stores and online.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroTrauma Sciences, LLC (NTS), a private biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of disease-modifying therapeutic candidates to treat the devastating effects of acquired brain injury, today announced it has entered into a research collaboration with Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium, to help support "Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in TBI" (CENTER-TBI), a prospective longitudinal observational study that is collecting clinical and epidemiological data to identify the most effective clinical care and treatment recommendations, develop and validate surrogate biomarkers of injury and recovery, and improve the classification of traumatic brain injury (TBI) to enable targeted therapies.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Investment Group LLC's (Bridge) commercial brokerage subsidiary Bridge Commercial Real Estate (BCRE) announced today the launch of new flexible-term office offering, Abridge, to connect businesses with move-in-ready office space more quickly and more efficiently without sacrificing the independence of their brand and workspace. With space now available for move-ins beginning in June 2021, the first phase is underway with a total of 158,000 square feet at six Class A office properties in five high-growth suburban markets across the country, where there is limited existing inventory for flexible office space. These properties include: 1277 Lenox Park and The Dupree in Atlanta, Georgia; Flagler Station in Miami, Florida; Makers Point in Reston, Virginia; Tower 1320 in Irving, Texas; and West End Office Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Additional phases are under design with a target to deliver approximately one million square feet of inventory across Bridge's national office portfolio.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Azalea Health Innovations Inc. (Azalea Health) today announced it was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Valuable Corporate Response to COVID-19 category in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®.
ATHENS, Ga., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zaxby's, the premium QSR known for its chicken fingers, wings and signature sauces, is bringing back fan-favorite Fried Pickles. It's a bite-sized, snackable, sharable, "take-anywhere-able" side item. Zaxby's Fried Pickles are available systemwide as a stand-alone snack or as an add-on to complement Zaxby's award-winning Signature Sandwich.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Open-E, a leading developer of innovative data storage software, announced the Western Digital Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform has been tested and included on the Hardware Compatibility List for Open-E JovainDSS. The latest, up29 version of the system, includes all required drivers for the supported controllers to which Western Digital Ultrastar Data60 is connected to.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Ranch today announced the appointment of John Shackelford to the role of Executive Director of Eagle Ranch, beginning in July.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Reibus (www.reibus.com), a fast-growing tech start-up building a SaaS industrial marketplace, announced that Mr. Doug Thompson has joined the company as its Country Leader for Canada. This is a very important hire for Reibus as it continues to expand its business footprint outside of the United States.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /CNW/ -- Reibus (www.reibus.com), a fast-growing tech start-up building a SaaS industrial marketplace, announced that Mr. Doug Thompson has joined the company as its Country Leader for Canada. This is a very important hire for Reibus as it continues to expand its business footprint outside of the United States.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Joseph Adrian Tyndall has been appointed Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) reporting to President Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, the institution announced today. Dr. Tyndall will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the academic programs, as well as executing on the institution's strategic plan. He will also assume leadership of Morehouse Healthcare and its world-class team of clinicians.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Complex income situations on mortgage applications can create incremental work for mortgage bankers and brokers as they look to review and approve homebuyers for mortgage financing. Equifax Workforce Solutions recently announced that lenders can now request "All Employers Within 36 months" to pull the prior 36 months of income and employment data available on The Work NumberⓇ database to help create a more informed, expanded view of a consumer's potential ability to pay.
KNOXVILLE — A Georgia judge accused of assaulting an inmate who he said repeatedly cursed at him during a hearing is now facing ethics charges, according to a state judicial agency.
ATLANTA — After announcing last week that he plans to require people receiving unemployment benefits to resume searching for work, Georgia's labor commissioner now says he's considering cutting federal benefits to workers in an effort to push them back into the workforce.
SAVANNAH — Three Georgia men were scheduled to appear before a federal judge Tuesday on federal hate crime charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man who was chased and shot after being spotted running in the defendants' neighborhood.
ATLANTA — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday that he wants another four years as the state's top lawyer, spurning a chance to run for higher office.
ATLANTA, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the largest grocer retailers in Sweden, Coop delivers quality retail with sustainable business practices through some 800 stores nationwide. Since first entering into a relationship with DemandTec in 2012, Coop has leveraged DemandTec Price Optimization science to deliver engaging prices across its many food and fast-moving consumer goods categories, while also generating margins to return profits to its member-owners and invest in continually improving the business for the benefit of shoppers.
TIFTON – The Georgia Peanut Commission’s referendum received reaffirmation with a vote of 94.43 percent, the highest the commission has received in its nearly 60-year existence. The 2021 referendum was held March 15 through April 16.
(The Center Square) – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s $27.2 billion budget for the 2022 fiscal year on Monday, approving a 2.5% increase in spending over the current fiscal year.
COLUMBUS, Ga., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that Takeko Uemoto has been named senior vice president; enterprise corporate actuary, reporting to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aflac Incorporated Max K. Brodén. In this newly created role, Uemoto is responsible for leading enterprisewide regulatory capital management modeling and economic capital modeling in addition to providing actuarial analysis of Aflac Incorporated's U.S. and Japan subsidiaries.
ATLANTA — Gasoline prices could be headed up at the start of the summer driving season following the shutdown of a major pipeline hit by a cyberattack.