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ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Curricula, the fun security awareness training company, is proud to announce its second annual security awareness virtual event: Curriculaville. As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Curricula will host a free five-part webinar series every Friday in October featuring a stellar lineup of information security leaders starting Oct. 1.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Interface® (Nasdaq: TILE), a worldwide commercial flooring company and global leader in sustainability, today announced third-party validation of its 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets as science-based. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)* confirmed that Interface has set emission reduction targets that are in line with the level of decarbonization required to keep global temperature increase to 1.5°C compared to preindustrial temperatures.

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ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - The 5thru Customer Profile Builder offers Drive Thru and Curbside Delivery locations, a new way to dramatically improve their customer satisfaction.  Providing solutions for staffing challenges, impersonal transactions, incorrect orders and long lines, 5thru is here to help simplify your busy drive thru.

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DUNWOODY — Gas has been temporarily turned off at an apartment complex in an Atlanta suburb where a building partially collapsed during a weekend explosion, sending four people to the hospital.

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ATLANTA —  Maurice Fayne — who starred in "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" — has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for conspiracy and wire fraud related to a Ponzi scheme, and for bank fraud, and making false statements to a financial institution related a fraudulent Payche…

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ATLANTA — Ever-increasing fees the University System of Georgia’s (USG) 26 colleges and universities charge students are making it harder to afford a college education in the Peach State, a state senator said Wednesday.

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ATLANTA — Just over a week before a U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on Georgia’s controversial abortion law, state Democrats said Wednesday they will continue fighting any Republican efforts to curtail reproductive rights in the future.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Altos Partners ("Altos") today named filtration industry veteran, Kevin Nelson, as its newest Executive-in-Residence. Leveraging Mr. Nelson's leadership and its existing portfolio company, JL Filtration, Altos is establishing a new platform to serve the needs of North American filtration customers across a multitude of industries.

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ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Properties, the nation's top developer of student housing, has delivered eight new student housing communities this fall on time and on budget, overcoming supply chain and other challenges from COVID-19.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative way to send flowers - BOKAY is the first company to let users fully personalize flower arrangements and visualize their creation in real time - delivering unique designs overnight with the exact flowers selected. Bringing a fun and needed personalization to the flower industry, BOKAY.co uses a direct-to-consumer model and is the first way to truly customize bouquets that can be sent to anyone in the lower 48 states.

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MACON – A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Valdosta resident with several child pornography production charges in an ongoing investigation.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021  Butler Street and Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, announce a new strategic partnership to strengthen leadership, enhance talent engagement, and increase sales for staffing professionals. The partnership brings together two industry-leading organizations with a shared commitment to help companies and their people grow in the "new normal," consisting of a hybrid, distributed, and technology-enabled workforce.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allbound, a world leader in partner relationship management technology, is pleased to announce the promotion of Tori Barlow to the role of vice president of marketing.

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ATLANTA  — Attorney General Chris Carr announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted two individuals on an indictment including charges of human trafficking, aggravated child molestation, statutory rape, and cruelty to children.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading national fast-casual cafe franchise known for its better-for-you smoothies and food with a tropical twist, has promoted former Senior Vice President of Operations Richard Key to chief operations officer, effective immediately.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dataviva, a software as a service platform that provides planning, optimization and supply chain solutions for the Retail industry, announced today its induction into Microsoft for Startups, a global program dedicated to accelerating the trajectory of high-potential startups to enable growth at scale. As a program member, Dataviva will have exclusive access to Microsoft technology, mentorship and business support.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Points of Light, a nonpartisan, global nonprofit organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that changes the world, today released a new report detailing the millennial generation's perspective on civic life and what nonprofits, businesses and governments alike must do to harness and appeal to the passions of America's largest generation.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharecare (Nasdaq: SHCR), the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced two new strategic hires to bolster its executive leadership team and accelerate growth across its Enterprise and Provider channels: Jaffry Mohammed has joined Sharecare as executive vice president and head of Enterprise and Provider from UST, and Kevin O'Laughlin, previously with Salesforce, has been named executive vice president of sales and account management of Enterprise and Provider.

After nearly two decades of combat, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan marks the end of the longest war in American history. Since 2001, nearly 2,500 American service members have been killed in the conflict — in addition to tens of thousands of contractors, civilians, Afghan and allied military personnel. The servicemen and servicewomen […]

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Authentique Agency, an Atlanta-based integrated marketing agency that leverages the power of identity through the intersection of multiculturalism and LGTBQ viewpoints, today announced a series of leadership changes to align with its continued market growth.

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ATLANTA and CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Kitchens, a multi-brand delivery and takeout restaurant that serves quality food from some of the country's leading restaurant brands, today announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors. The move supports the company's growing footprint in the Chicago metropolitan area as the popularity of restaurant takeout and delivery continues to rise nationwide.

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PHOENIX, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesis Labs, the leader in targeted genetic sequencing, announced it has been selected by Premier Health, an accountable care organization (ACO) serving communities in Georgia to provide clinicians and practices in the ACO with high-complexity molecular and next-generation sequencing (NGS) testing services for detecting chronic and hereditary conditions in patients.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm Payments, a leading global payments technology company, today announced it has expanded Serve's suite of products, offering a new Serve Pay As You Go Visa Prepaid Card to consumers looking for a more flexible option to add money easily, manage their budgets and everyday spending. With the addition of this new product, Serve now offers a host of prepaid alternatives, including the company's Serve® American Express® Prepaid Debit Accounts.

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ATLANTA — U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath touted her family-friendly agenda Tuesday evening during a telephone town hall with 6th Congressional District residents.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stord, the cloud supply chain leader, announced $90 million in Series D funding led by Kleiner Perkins, with additional participation from Lux Capital, D1 Capital and Palm Tree Crew, and existing investors, including BOND, Dynamo Ventures, Founders Fund, Lineage Logistics, and Susa Ventures. In addition, Michael Rubin, Fanatics founder and founder of GSI Commerce, Carlos Cashman, CEO of Thrasio, Max Mullen, co-founder of Instacart and Will Gaybrick, CPO at Stripe, joined the round. The new funding values the company at $1.1 billion and comes just six months after its $65 million Series C. Stord has raised $205 million in total funding.

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ATLANTA — At least 18 of the 20 gorillas at Atlanta's zoo have now tested positive for COVID-19, an outbreak that began just days before the zoo had hoped to obtain a veterinary vaccine for the primates, officials said Tuesday.

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ATLANTA  — The number of COVID-19 cases in Georgia remains high despite a recent decline and still creates a significant risk the disease could spread through communities, state epidemiologist Cherie Drenzek said Tuesday.

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ATLANTA  — School board members in Georgia's largest school district must do more to learn their proper roles, a special review mandates, although the district emerged with accreditation intact.

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SAVANNAH — A top officer's errors in calculating the stability of a cargo ship loaded with nearly 4,200 automobiles likely caused the giant vessel to overturn along the Georgia coast, U.S. investigators said in a report Tuesday.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) announced today that members of its leadership team will host a webcast providing a deep dive on the Company's industrial business on September 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, a leading U.S. high-speed internet service provider, is proud to announce the expansion of its Customer Service Division with a new customer support center in Wise County, Virginia. The planned 30,000-square-foot facility marks another milestone in the company's effort to re-shore some of its service operations to the United States to provide an even better experience for customers.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChannelWorks, North America's premiere channel-only IT asset lifecycle provider, is pleased to announce the launch of their ChannelView platform, a proprietary platform purpose-built for channel partners and their end users. This new platform was developed as part of ChannelWorks' continued commitment to help partners increase their recurring revenue opportunities by offering a more holistic view into customers' data centers and providing end users with more control over the lifecycle of their IT assets.

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WEST COBB, Ga., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Crunch Franchise today announced the upcoming June 2022 opening of Crunch West Cobb, a 32,000-square-foot fitness facility with state-of-the-art fitness equipment nestled in the heart of Marietta, Georgia. The new Crunch will be located at 3805 Dallas Highway, occupying the space of the former Stein Mart in Merchant's Walk.

ATHENS — Beginning Dec. 1, the University of Georgia will host its first Winter WonderLights show with a Garden of Delights, Candy Cane Lane and Cone Tree Plaza, among other magical features, along a half-mile trail at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia here.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Now, 18 months into the pandemic, data are beginning to paint a clearer picture of the other health consequences of the pandemic, particularly on adults' risk for heart disease—the leading cause of death in the United States. The CDC Foundation is taking note with a new campaign to remind adults of the importance of heart-healthy habits, including during a pandemic. Data collected during the pandemic show:

EATONTON — The television in the little girl’s bedroom suddenly comes on in the middle of the night. She stares at the screen that reveals only a snowy picture. Walking over to the TV, she calmly says, “They’re here.” The entire theater screams in fright.